National Register of Historic Places listings in Isanti County, Minnesota

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Location of Isanti County in Minnesota

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Isanti County, Minnesota. It is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Isanti 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 8 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county. A supplementary list includes one additional site that was formerly on the National Register.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted April 21, 2017.[1]

Current listings[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location City or town Description
1 District No. 1 School
District No. 1 School
July 24, 1980
(#80002078)
Off County Highway 7
45°31′18″N 93°26′38″W / 45.521667°N 93.443889°W / 45.521667; -93.443889 (District No. 1 School)
Spencer Brook 1874 one-room schoolhouse, a rare surviving structure from one of the county's earliest settlements, founded in the late 1850s by native-born New Englanders.[4]
2 Edward Erickson Farmstead
Edward Erickson Farmstead
July 24, 1980
(#80002071)
County Highway 56 and Minnesota Highway 65
45°26′32″N 93°14′18″W / 45.442222°N 93.238333°W / 45.442222; -93.238333 (Edward Erickson Farmstead)
Isanti vicinity Well-preserved potato farm with second-generation buildings mostly constructed 1915–1930; the legacy of a prosperous local farmer and an important cash crop in early-20th-century Isanti County.[5]
3 Isanti County Courthouse
Isanti County Courthouse
July 24, 1980
(#80002074)
237 2nd Ave., SW.
45°34′17″N 93°13′35″W / 45.571297°N 93.226306°W / 45.571297; -93.226306 (Isanti County Courthouse)
Cambridge 1887 courthouse, nominated for being one of Minnesota's oldest courthouses still in use and the long-serving home of the county government.[6] Now a commercial office building.
4 Linden Barn
Linden Barn
July 24, 1980
(#80002075)
County Highway 19
45°31′16″N 93°10′36″W / 45.521105°N 93.176634°W / 45.521105; -93.176634 (Linden Barn)
Isanti Township Prominent 1914 round barn and adjacent silo, emblematic of the Swedish immigrants and agricultural developments that characterize much of Isanti County's history.[7]
5 Oscar Olson House
Oscar Olson House
July 24, 1980
(#80002073)
309 Beechwood
45°43′36″N 93°10′05″W / 45.726725°N 93.16811°W / 45.726725; -93.16811 (Oscar Olson House)
Braham Large Colonial Revival house built in 1914, noted for its long occupancy by a local banker and civic leader (d. 1973) and its distinctiveness among Isanti County's housing stock.[8]
6 St. John's Lutheran Church
St. John's Lutheran Church
July 24, 1980
(#80002072)
County Highway 5
45°30′01″N 93°17′20″W / 45.500186°N 93.288992°W / 45.500186; -93.288992 (St. John's Lutheran Church)
Isanti vicinity Well-preserved example of Isanti County's small, rural churches—built in 1882—and a symbol of its early German immigrants.[9]
7 Svenska Mission Kyrka I Sodre Maple Ridge
Svenska Mission Kyrka I Sodre Maple Ridge
July 24, 1980
(#80002077)
County Highway 1
45°39′58″N 93°19′40″W / 45.666146°N 93.327913°W / 45.666146; -93.327913 (Svenska Mission Kyrka I Sodre Maple Ridge)
Maple Ridge Township 1897 Swedish Mission church, a well-preserved example of the small, non-Lutheran churches established by Isanti County's Reformed Swedish settlers.[10]
8 West Riverside School
West Riverside School
July 24, 1980
(#80002076)
County Highway 14
45°35′00″N 93°14′44″W / 45.583468°N 93.245565°W / 45.583468; -93.245565 (West Riverside School)
Cambridge vicinity Brick one-room schoolhouse built in 1898, a particularly fine example of the usual venues for education in rural Isanti County in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.[11]

Former listings[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Farmers Cooperative Mercantile Company of West Stanford Upload image
July 24, 1980
(#80002079)
May 23, 2016
County Highway 7
45°26′40″N 93°27′34″W / 45.444444°N 93.459444°W / 45.444444; -93.459444 (Farmers Cooperative Mercantile Company of West Stanford)
Crown 1924 cooperative store operated by local farmers.[12] Burned down in 2008.[13]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on April 21, 2017.
  2. ^ a b 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. ^ Bloomberg, Britta (December 1979). "Minnesota Historic Properties Inventory Form: Isanti School District #1" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-10-09. 
  5. ^ Bloomberg, Britta (December 1979). "Minnesota Historic Properties Inventory Form: Erickson Farmstead" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-09-25. 
  6. ^ Bloomberg, Britta (December 1979). "Minnesota Historic Properties Inventory Form: Isanti County Courthouse" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-09-25. 
  7. ^ Bloomberg, Britta (December 1979). "Minnesota Historic Properties Inventory Form: Linden Barn" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-09-22. 
  8. ^ Bloomberg, Britta (December 1979). "Minnesota Historic Properties Inventory Form: Oscar Olson House" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-09-22. 
  9. ^ Bloomberg, Britta (December 1979). "Minnesota Historic Properties Inventory Form: German Evangelical Lutheran Church St. Johns" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-09-22. 
  10. ^ Bloomberg, Britta (December 1980). "Minnesota Historic Properties Inventory Form: Svenska Mission Kyrka i Sodre Maple Ridge" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-09-22. 
  11. ^ Bloomberg, Britta (December 1979). "Minnesota Historic Properties Inventory Form: West Riverside School, District No. 38" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-09-18. 
  12. ^ Nord, Mary Ann (2003). The National Register of Historic Places in Minnesota. Minnesota Historical Society. ISBN 0-87351-448-3. 
  13. ^ Farmers Cooperative Mercantile Company of West Stanford file, State Historic Preservation Office in the Minnesota History Center.

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