Baldwin's Arcade

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Baldwin's Arcade
Baldwin's Arcade 1.jpg
Building in 2009
Baldwin's Arcade is located in North Dakota
Baldwin's Arcade
Baldwin's Arcade is located in the United States
Baldwin's Arcade
LocationSteele Ave. and 3rd St., Hope, North Dakota
Coordinates47°19′21″N 97°43′15″W / 47.32250°N 97.72083°W / 47.32250; -97.72083Coordinates: 47°19′21″N 97°43′15″W / 47.32250°N 97.72083°W / 47.32250; -97.72083
Arealess than one acre
NRHP reference #75001306[1]
Added to NRHPFebruary 18, 1975

Baldwin's Arcade in Hope, North Dakota was built in 1881. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in 1975.[1]

According to its NRHP nomination, it is "the oldest commercial building in the county" and "served as a post office, bank, furniture store, funeral parlor, drug store, hardware store, and grocery at various times during its long years of service."[2]

Steele County Museum[edit]

The building is now home to the Steele County Museum, operated by the Steele County Historical Society.[3][4] The museum's collections include textiles, toy tractors, and a collection of artifacts from the Masons and Odd Fellows.


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "Baldwin's Arcade". and accompanying photos
  3. ^ "Steele County Museum". North Dakota Tourism. Retrieved 20 November 2015.
  4. ^ "Attractions". Steele County, ND. Retrieved 20 November 2015.

External links[edit]

Media related to Baldwin's Arcade at Wikimedia Commons