National Register of Historic Places listings in Olmsted County, Minnesota
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Olmsted County, Minnesota. It is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Olmsted 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 25 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county, including one National Historic Landmark. A supplementary list includes five additional sites that were formerly on the National Register. Many of the county's listings are associated with the Mayo Clinic, an influential hospital and medical research facility founded in 1889.
|||Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
|1||Avalon Hotel||March 19, 1982
|301 North Broadway
||Rochester||1919 hotel, originally a kosher venue for Jewish travelers, that in 1944 became one of Rochester's few African American-owned and -oriented businesses prior to desegregation. Now the Avalon Music store.|
|2||Dr. Donald C. Balfour House||July 21, 2004
|427 6th Avenue, S.W.
||Rochester||1910 house of Mayo Clinic co-founder Dr. Donald Balfour.|
|3||Benike Family Barn||October 7, 2011
|5209 County Road 21 N.E., Farmington Township
|4||John G. Bush House||July 2, 1980
|223 East Center Street
||Dover||c. 1877 brick Italianate house of a successful merchant.|
|5||Chateau Dodge Theatre||July 17, 1980
|15 1st Street, S.W.
||Rochester||1927 Exotic Revival atmospheric theatre.|
|6||Coan House||July 2, 1980
|118 West 5th Street
||Eyota||c. 1888 brick Eastlake Movement house.|
|7||Eyota Farmers Cooperative Creamery Association||July 2, 1980
|222 Washington Avenue, South
||Eyota||1924 brick creamery designed by Harold Crawford for a dairy cooperative.|
|8||Frank's Ford Bridge||July 8, 1980
|County Road 121 over the South Branch of the Zumbro River
||Oronoco||1895 through truss bridge built by the Chicago Bridge & Iron Company.|
|9||Christoph Krause Farmstead||October 10, 1980
|County Highway 30
||Dover||1870s farmstead with a brick Italianate farmhouse.|
|10||Maass and McAndrew Company Building||May 24, 2016
|12-14 4th St., S.W.
||Rochester||Home of a mechanical contracting firm in operation 1909–1929, significant for designing and constructing much of the specialized equipment and facilities that helped boost the Mayo Clinic to national prominence.|
|11||Mayo Clinic Building||August 4, 1969
|110 and 115 2nd Avenue, S.W.
||Rochester||Also known as the Plummer Building, the 1928 headquarters of the influential Mayo Clinic.|
|12||Dr. William J. Mayo House||March 26, 1975
|701 4th Street, S.W.
||Rochester||1916 stone Tudor Revival mansion of Mayo Clinic co-founder Dr. William James Mayo. Later known as the Mayo Foundation House.|
|13||Mayowood Historic District||September 22, 1970
|3720 Mayowood Road, S.W.
||Rochester||Estate of Mayo Clinic co-founder Dr. Charles Horace Mayo, including his 1911 mansion plus a lodge, farm, and greenhouse complex built 1908–1920s.|
|14||Oronoco School||July 2, 1980
|County Highway 18
||Oronoco||1875 brick Italianate school.|
|15||Pill Hill Residential Historic District||November 29, 1990
|Roughly bounded by 3rd and 9th Streets and 7th and 10th Avenues, S.W.
||Rochester||Early-20th-century residential neighborhood where many Mayo Clinic doctors lived.|
|16||Pleasant Grove Masonic Lodge||October 10, 1980
|Off County Highway 1
||Stewartville||Minnesota's oldest Masonic Lodge in continuous use, built in 1868.|
|17||Henry S. Plummer House||May 21, 1975
|1091 Plummer Lane
||Rochester||1924 Tudor Revival mansion of Mayo Clinic co-founder Dr. Henry Stanley Plummer. Now a city-owned art center and event venue.|
|18||Rochester Armory||December 2, 1980
|121 North Broadway
||Rochester||1915 brick Romanesque Revival armory of the Minnesota National Guard.|
|19||Rochester Public Library||July 2, 1980
|226 2nd Street, S.W.
||Rochester||1937 Jacobean Revival library designed by Harold Crawford and built of Kasota limestone by the Public Works Administration. Now the Mayo Medical School's Mitchell Student Center.|
|20||St. Mary's Hospital Dairy Farmstead||July 2, 1980
|East of Rochester on County Highway 104
||Rochester||1923 dairy farm built to supply St. Mary's Hospital with pasteurized milk.|
|21||George Stoppel Farmstead||May 12, 1975
|County Highways 25 and 122
||Rochester||1861 limestone house, barn, and two-story smokehouse.|
|22||Toogood Barns||June 26, 1975
||Rochester||c. 1870 stone barns of Yankee farmer William F. Toogood.|
|23||Viola Cooperative Creamery||November 12, 1999
|10500 Viola Road, N.E.
||Viola||1924 brick creamery designed by Harold Crawford for a dairy cooperative.|
|24||Milo White House||March 19, 1982
|122 Burr Oak Street
||Chatfield||1883 brick Queen Anne house of U.S. Representative Milo White.|
|25||Timothy A. Whiting House||December 4, 1980
|225 1st Avenue, N.W.
||Rochester||1875 frame Italianate house of a notable grain merchant. Now the Heritage House museum.|
|||Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Date removed||Location||City or town||Summary|
|1||Chicago Great Western Railroad Company Depot||December 4, 1980
|November 13, 1987||88 South Park Avenue and 130 South Park Avenue (original address)
Current coordinates are
|Rochester||1900 Chicago Great Western Railway depot. Moved in 1987.|
|2||Cutting Barn||October 22, 1980
|May 4, 1984||3210 19th Street, N.W.
||Rochester||1868 limestone barn of a prosperous early farm. Destroyed by an accidental fire on January 24, 1982.|
|3||Hotel Zumbro||October 10, 1980
|March 28, 1988||101 First Avenue, S.W.
||Rochester||1912 hotel catering to Mayo Clinic patients and their families. Demolished by owners in 1987 to make way for a modern replacement.|
|4||Charles H. Mayo House||July 2, 1980
|September 25, 1987||419 Fourth Street, S.W.
||Rochester||1903 house of Dr. Charles Horace Mayo. Demolished as a condition of land sale back to the Mayo Clinic in 1987.|
|5||Pierce House||July 21, 1980
|November 7, 2016||426 Second Avenue, S.W.
||Rochester||1877 brick Italianate hotel which became a nursing school and later apartments. Demolished June 5, 2007.|
- 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 June 15, 2018.
- 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.
- 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.
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