National Register of Historic Places listings in Lake County, Minnesota

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Location of Lake County in Minnesota

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Lake County, Minnesota. It is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Lake 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 20 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted April 4, 2014.[1]

Current listings[edit]


[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location City or town Summary
1 BENJAMIN NOBLE (Shipwreck)
September 20, 2007
(#07000984)
Address Restricted
Knife River vicinity 1909 steel bulk freighter steamship, sank in 1914.[4]
2 Bridge No. 3589-Silver Creek Township
Bridge No. 3589-Silver Creek Township
June 29, 1998
(#98000686)
U.S. Route 61 over the Stewart River
47°02′52″N 91°37′50″W / 47.047846°N 91.630687°W / 47.047846; -91.630687 (Bridge No. 3589-Silver Creek Township)
Silver Creek Township vicinity 1924 reinforced-concrete arch bridge with Classical Revival details.[5]
3 Duluth and Iron Range Railroad Company Depot
Duluth and Iron Range Railroad Company Depot
February 24, 1983
(#83000910)
6th St. off South Ave.
47°01′08″N 91°40′12″W / 47.01879°N 91.670083°W / 47.01879; -91.670083 (Duluth and Iron Range Railroad Company Depot)
Two Harbors 1907 brick depot and headquarters of the Duluth and Iron Range Railroad. Now houses a Lake County Historical Society museum.[6]
4 John Dwan Office Building
John Dwan Office Building
June 11, 1992
(#92000700)
201 Waterfront Dr.
47°01′15″N 91°40′16″W / 47.020857°N 91.671229°W / 47.020857; -91.671229 (John Dwan Office Building)
Two Harbors Site where Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing (now 3M) was incorporated in 1902. Now houses the Lake County Historical Society's 3M Museum.[7]
5 EDNA G (tugboat)
EDNA G (tugboat)
June 5, 1975
(#75002144)
Home port at the southern end of Poplar St. in Agate Bay
47°01′01″N 91°40′21″W / 47.016831°N 91.672577°W / 47.016831; -91.672577 (EDNA G (tugboat))
Two Harbors 1896 steam-powerd tugboat used to guide ore ships. Operated until 1981, now a Lake County Historical Society ship museum.[8]
6 Gooseberry Falls State Park CCC/WPA/Rustic Style Historic Resources
Gooseberry Falls State Park CCC/WPA/Rustic Style Historic Resources
October 25, 1989
(#89001672)
Off U.S. Route 61 northeast of Two Harbors
47°08′29″N 91°27′33″W / 47.141362°N 91.459272°W / 47.141362; -91.459272 (Gooseberry Falls State Park CCC/WPA/Rustic Style Historic Resources)
Two Harbors vicinity 88 Rustic Style park structures built by the Civilian Conservation Corps from 1934 to 1941. Notable for distinctive multi-colored granite masonry.[9]
7 Halfway Ranger Station
November 8, 2011
(#11000782)
Minnesota State Highway 1
47°48′49″N 91°44′16″W / 47.813533°N 91.737817°W / 47.813533; -91.737817 (Halfway Ranger Station)
Fall Lake Township Log Rustic Style administrative complex mostly built in the mid-1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps for Superior National Forest. Now a forestry research station.[10]
8 HESPER Shipwreck Site
HESPER Shipwreck Site
April 14, 1994
(#94000343)
Address Restricted
47°16′17″N 91°16′18″W / 47.271389°N 91.271667°W / 47.271389; -91.271667 (HESPER Shipwreck Site)
Silver Bay vicinity Well-preserved wreck of an 1890 bulk freighter steamship sunk in a 1905 spring snowstorm.[11]
9 Isabella Ranger Station
February 1, 2006
(#05001611)
9420 Minnesota State Highway 1
47°37′06″N 91°22′39″W / 47.618433°N 91.377631°W / 47.618433; -91.377631 (Isabella Ranger Station)
Isabella vicinity 1935 log Rustic Style residential complex built by the Civilian Conservation Corps for Superior National Forest workers.[12]
10 Lake County Courthouse and Sheriff's Residence
Lake County Courthouse and Sheriff's Residence
February 24, 1983
(#83000912)
601 3rd Ave.
47°01′20″N 91°40′17″W / 47.02209°N 91.671402°W / 47.02209; -91.671402 (Lake County Courthouse and Sheriff's Residence)
Two Harbors 1906 domed Beaux-Arts courthouse of brick and stone.[5]
11 Larsmont School
Larsmont School
June 18, 1992
(#92000799)
County Highway 61
46°58′52″N 91°44′39″W / 46.981083°N 91.744243°W / 46.981083; -91.744243 (Larsmont School)
Two Harbors vicinity 1914 frame school built to serve a Scandinavian American community.[5]
12 MADEIRA (Schooner-Barge) Shipwreck
MADEIRA (Schooner-Barge) Shipwreck
July 23, 1992
(#92000843)
Address Restricted
47°12′22″N 91°21′29″W / 47.206111°N 91.358056°W / 47.206111; -91.358056 (MADEIRA (Schooner-Barge) Shipwreck)
Beaver Bay vicinity 1900 schooner-barge sunk during the 1905 Mataafa Storm near the future site of the Split Rock Lighthouse.[13]
13 Edward and Lisa Mattson House and Fish House
Edward and Lisa Mattson House and Fish House
August 9, 1990
(#90001152)
Off U.S. Route 61 at the Beaver Bay shore near Wieland Island
47°16′02″N 91°16′57″W / 47.267119°N 91.282555°W / 47.267119; -91.282555 (Edward and Lisa Mattson House and Fish House)
East Beaver Bay c. 1902 log house and c. 1930 processing house of a small, family-owned commercial fishing outfit.[5]
14 NIAGARA Shipwreck Site
April 14, 1994
(#94000344)
Address Restricted
46°56′45″N 91°46′16″W / 46.945751°N 91.771245°W / 46.945751; -91.771245 (NIAGARA Shipwreck Site)
Knife River vicinity Unusual 1872 timber rafting tugboat. Sank after running aground in 1904.[14]
15 ONOKO (Bulk Freight Steamer) Shipwreck
July 23, 1992
(#92000845)
Address Restricted
Knife River vicinity 1882 iron-hulled steamship, largest vessel on the Great Lakes for a decade and prototype of all bulk freighters. Sprang a leak and sank in 1915.[15]
16 SAMUEL P. ELY Shipwreck
SAMUEL P. ELY Shipwreck
June 18, 1992
(#92000694)
Address Restricted
47°00′42″N 91°40′40″W / 47.011667°N 91.677778°W / 47.011667; -91.677778 (SAMUEL P. ELY Shipwreck)
Two Harbors vicinity 1869 schooner-barge, wrecked in 1896. The most complete specimen of its type.[16]
17 Split Rock Lighthouse
Split Rock Lighthouse
June 23, 1969
(#69000073)
About 20 miles northeast of Two Harbors on U.S. Route 61
47°12′00″N 91°22′01″W / 47.200072°N 91.366945°W / 47.200072; -91.366945 (Split Rock Lighthouse)
Two Harbors vicinity 1910 lighthouse complex built atop a remote cliff. Now a Minnesota Historical Society museum.[17]
18 Tettegouche Camp Historic District
Tettegouche Camp Historic District
January 17, 1989
(#88003084)
Off County Highway 4
47°20′50″N 91°15′38″W / 47.347222°N 91.260556°W / 47.347222; -91.260556 (Tettegouche Camp Historic District)
Silver Bay vicinity c. 1910 private fishing retreat.[5]
19 Two Harbors Carnegie Library
Two Harbors Carnegie Library
July 31, 1986
(#86002121)
4th Ave. and Waterfront Dr.
47°01′21″N 91°40′15″W / 47.022522°N 91.670721°W / 47.022522; -91.670721 (Two Harbors Carnegie Library)
Two Harbors 1909 Classical Revival Carnegie library.[5]
20 Two Harbors Light Station
Two Harbors Light Station
July 19, 1984
(#84001483)
Agate and Burlington Bays
47°00′50″N 91°39′50″W / 47.013898°N 91.663935°W / 47.013898; -91.663935 (Two Harbors Light Station)
Two Harbors 1892 lighthouse—oldest still operating on the North Shore—which made Two Harbors the initial primary Lake Superior ore port. Now a Lake County Historical Society museum and bed & breakfast.[18]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on April 4, 2014.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ "Benjamin Noble (shipwreck)". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-09-19. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f Nord, Mary Ann (2003). The National Register of Historic Places in Minnesota. Minnesota Historical Society. ISBN 0-87351-448-3. 
  6. ^ >"Depot Museum". Lake County Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-10-20. 
  7. ^ "3M Museum". Lake County Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-09-19. 
  8. ^ >"Edna G. Tugboat". Lake County Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-09-19. 
  9. ^ "Gooseberry Falls State Park". Rustic Style Resources in Minnesota State Parks. Minnesota Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-08-26. 
  10. ^ Ferguson, John (2009-10-28). Halfway Ranger Station Historic District. Heritage Stewardship Group, USDA Forest Service. Retrieved 2012-10-20. 
  11. ^ "Hesper". Lake Superior Shipwrecks. Minnesota Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-08-28. 
  12. ^ "Isabella Ranger Station". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-09-19. 
  13. ^ "Madeira". Lake Superior Shipwrecks. Minnesota Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-08-28. 
  14. ^ "Niagara". Lake Superior Shipwrecks. Minnesota Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-08-28. 
  15. ^ "Onoko". Lake Superior Shipwrecks. Minnesota Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-08-28. 
  16. ^ "Samuel P. Ely". Lake Superior Shipwrecks. Minnesota Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-08-28. 
  17. ^ "Split Rock Lighthouse". Minnesota Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-09-19. 
  18. ^ "Two Harbors Light Station". Lake County Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-10-20. 

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