National Register of Historic Places listings in Carver County, Minnesota
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Carver County, Minnesota. It is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Carver County, Minnesota, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in an online map.
There are 34 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county. Many structures are built of local Chaska brick, which has a distinctive cream color. A supplementary list includes three additional sites that were formerly listed on the National Register.
|||Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
|1||Emile Amblard Guest House||
|32–36 N. Vine St.
||Waconia||c. 1900 frame lodging for Coney Island of the West.|
|2||Brinkhaus Saloon Livery Barn||
|112 W. 4th St.
||Chaska||c. 1875 brick livery. Now houses the Chaska Historical Society.|
|3||Carver Historic District||
|Roughly bounded by Lime, 1st, Walnut, and 6th Sts.
||Carver||Preserved core of a 19th-century river town, with around 100 contributing properties.|
|4||Chaska Historical Marker||
|County Highway 61 near Edgehill Rd.
||Chaska||1938 stone Rustic Style wayside built by the Minnesota Highway Department, interpreting Jean-Baptiste Faribault's c. 1804 Little Rapids Fur Post.|
|5||Church of St. Hubertus-Catholic||
|Great Plains Boulevard and W. 78th St.
||Chanhassen||1887 brick Gothic Revival church.|
|6||Coney Island of the West||
|Lake Waconia off Minnesota Highway 5
||Waconia||Popular summer resort on an island in Lake Waconia, founded in 1885.|
|7||Frederick E. DuToit House||
|121 Hickory St.
||Chaska||c. 1870 brick house of a politician and newspaper publisher.|
|105 Elm St.
||Chaska||c. 1900 brick Queen Anne house.|
|9||Frederick Greiner House||
|319 E. 3rd St.
||Chaska||c. 1870 brick Eastlake house of a politician and hotelier.|
|10||Wendelin Grimm Farmstead||
|Off County Highway 11 in Carver Park Reserve
||Victoria vicinity||1876 brick farmhouse of Wendelin Grimm, developer of the first alfalfa that could withstand North American winters. Now a Three Rivers Park District educational facility.|
|11||Philip Guettler House||
|Adams and Mill Sts.
||Cologne||1902 brick house of a leading mill owner.|
|12||J. Carsten and Magaretha Harms Farmhouse||
|1110 Cty. Rd. 152 (Benton Township)
||Cologne vicinity||1878 farmhouse whose history and Chaska brick architecture represent German immigrant settlement of the upper Minnesota River Valley.|
|13||Jacob Hebeisen Hardware Store||
|Railroad and Maria Sts.
||Hamburg||1907 brick commercial building.|
|14||Jacob Hebeisen House||
|Off County Highway 50
||Hamburg||1884 brick Queen Anne house. As of August 14, 2012 the building appears to have been removed/demolished.|
|15||Albertine and Fred Heck House||
|8941 Audubon Rd.
||Chanhassen||c. 1895 brick farmhouse.|
|123 W. 2nd St.
||Chaska||1871 brick newspaper office.|
|17||King Oscar's Settlement||
|County Highway 40
||Carver vicinity||1853 Swedish Lutheran church and parish complex.|
|18||John Knotz House||
|Paul and Mill Sts.
||Cologne||1905 house of John Knotz, a doctor, and Rosa Partoll Knotz, a women's rights advocate who served as mayor of Cologne.|
|19||Laketown Moravian Brethren's Church||
|County Highway 11
||Victoria||1878 brick church of a Moravian congregation.|
|20||E. H. Lewis House||
|321 W. 2nd St.
||Chaska||c. 1870 brick Eastlake house owned by a succession of local notables.|
|21||Charles Maiser House||
|16 W. Main St.
||Waconia||c. 1875 frame Italianate house.|
|22||Mock Cigar Factory and House||
|48 W. Main St.
||Waconia||False-fronted cigar factory and owner's c. 1875 Italianate house.|
|23||Paul Mohrbacher House||
|102 Paul Ave., S.
||Cologne||c. 1880 brick home of town's founder.|
|24||Norwood Methodist Episcopal Church||
|Hill and Union Sts.
||Norwood Young America||1876 frame church.|
|25||Andrew Peterson Farmstead||
|Northeast of Waconia on Minnesota Highway 5
||Waconia vicinity||c. 1867 farmstead of a Swedish immigrant farmer and diarist.|
|26||Johann Schimmelpfennig Farmstead||
|Off U.S. Route 212
||Norwood Young America vicinity||Log and frame farm structures built 1856–1909.|
|27||Simons Building and Livery Barn||
|123 W. 3rd St.
||Chaska||Brick hotel/saloon and livery built 1888–1890s.|
|28||Waconia City Hall||
|9 W. 1st St.
||Waconia||1909 redbrick municipal building.|
|29||Walnut Street Historic District||
|Roughly around Walnut, 2nd, Chestnut, and 6th Sts.
||Chaska||Historic district spanning from ancient burial mounds to structures representing stages of town's development.|
|30||West Main Street Houses||
|417, 429, and 453 W. Main St.
||Waconia||1886 brick house and 1898 and 1903 frame houses.|
|County Highway 50
||Cologne vicinity||1868 church and 1905 parish hall of a Swedish Lutheran community.|
|Elm and Hazel Sts.
||Norwood Young America||c. 1890 saloon with meeting hall and living quarters.|
|33||Young America City Hall||
|102 2nd Ave., S.
||Norwood Young America||1909 redbrick municipal building.|
|34||Zoar Moravian Church||
|County Highway 10 near Waconia
||Waconia vicinity||1863 Greek Revival church of a Moravian congregation.|
|||Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Date removed||Location||City or town||Summary|
|1||Chanhassen Township Hall||
||Great Plains Blvd. (original address)
Current coordinates are
|Chanhassen||1890 municipal hall. Moved in 1988.|
|2||Iltis Brewery and Ice House||
||597 Stoughton Ave.
||Chaska||Buildings of a brewery established in 1866, nominated as the last standing example of early Chaska's significant brewing industry. Fell into disrepair and demolished in 1989.|
|3||Kusske and Hahn Saloon||
||County Highway 23
||Mayer||1870 Italianate saloon. Delisted after significant alteration.|
- List of National Historic Landmarks in Minnesota
- National Register of Historic Places listings in Minnesota
- "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on May 29, 2015.
- Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-24.
- The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
- Nord, Mary Ann (2003). The National Register of Historic Places in Minnesota. Minnesota Historical Society. ISBN 0-87351-448-3.
- "Chaska Historical Society". Retrieved 2012-11-16.
- "Chaska Historical Marker" (PDF). MnDOT Historic Roadside Development Structures Inventory (Minnesota Department of Transportation). 1998. Retrieved 2012-11-16.
- "History of Waconia - 1857". City of Waconia. Retrieved 2012-11-16.
- "Greiner, Frederick, House". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2012-11-16.
- "Grimm Farm Historic Site". Three Rivers Park District. Retrieved 2012-11-17.
- Granger, Susan; Scott Kelly (March 2013). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Harms, J. Casten and Magaretha, Farmhouse" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2014-01-10.
- "Hebeisen, Jacob, House". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2012-11-16.
- "Lewis, E. H., House". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2012-11-16.
- "Zoar Moravian Church". A Minnesota Sampler. Minnesota Historical Society. 2007. Retrieved 2012-11-16.
- "Chanhassen Township Hall (removed)". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2012-11-16.
- El-Hai, Jack (2000). Lost Minnesota: Stories of Vanished Places. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. ISBN 0816635153.
- "Kusske and Hahn Saloon (removed)". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2012-11-16.
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- Minnesota National Register Properties Database—Minnesota Historical Society
- A list of the above sites, with street addresses and other information, is available at Carver County, MN listing of National Register of Historic Places.com, a private site serving up NRHP information.