National Register of Historic Places listings in Swift County, Minnesota

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Location of Swift County in Minnesota

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

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

Current listings[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location City or town Description
1 Appleton City Hall
Appleton City Hall
June 17, 1977
23 South Miles Street
45°11′59″N 96°01′09″W / 45.199762°N 96.019105°W / 45.199762; -96.019105 (Appleton City Hall)
Appleton 1895 brick Romanesque Revival city hall.[4]
2 Christ Church-Episcopal
Christ Church-Episcopal
August 15, 1985
310 13th Street North
45°18′57″N 95°35′57″W / 45.315787°N 95.599184°W / 45.315787; -95.599184 (Christ Church-Episcopal)
Benson 1879 Gothic Revival church.[4] Now a senior center.[5]
3 Church of St. Bridget-Catholic
Church of St. Bridget-Catholic
August 15, 1985
Third Street and Ireland Avenue
45°15′33″N 95°28′09″W / 45.259195°N 95.469059°W / 45.259195; -95.469059 (Church of St. Bridget-Catholic)
De Graff 1901 brick and stone Gothic Revival church.[4]
4 Church of St. Francis Xavier-Catholic
Church of St. Francis Xavier-Catholic
August 15, 1985
13th Street North and Montana Avenue
45°19′06″N 95°35′52″W / 45.318299°N 95.597639°W / 45.318299; -95.597639 (Church of St. Francis Xavier-Catholic)
Benson 1917 brick and stone church designed by Emmanuel Louis Masqueray.[4]
5 Gethsemane Episcopal Church
Gethsemane Episcopal Church
July 20, 2011
40 North Hering Street
45°12′03″N 96°01′02″W / 45.200747°N 96.017214°W / 45.200747; -96.017214 (Gethsemane Episcopal Church)
Appleton 1879 church representing the westernmost expansion of the Episcopal Church in southern Minnesota under Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple.[6]
6 Monson Lake State Park CCC/WPA/Rustic Style Historic Resources
Monson Lake State Park CCC/WPA/Rustic Style Historic Resources
October 25, 1989
Off County Road 95 southeast of Sunburg
45°19′16″N 95°16′31″W / 45.32106°N 95.275261°W / 45.32106; -95.275261 (Monson Lake State Park CCC/WPA/Rustic Style Historic Resources)
Sunburg vicinity 1930s National Park Service rustic buildings built by the Civilian Conservation Corps and grounds design by the Works Progress Administration[7]
7 Sabin S. Murdock House
Sabin S. Murdock House
August 15, 1985
Clara Avenue
45°13′26″N 95°23′26″W / 45.223958°N 95.390513°W / 45.223958; -95.390513 (Sabin S. Murdock House)
Murdock 1878 frame Italianate house of town's founder.[4]
8 Swift County Courthouse
Swift County Courthouse
September 19, 1977
301 14th Street North
45°19′01″N 95°36′04″W / 45.317077°N 95.601131°W / 45.317077; -95.601131 (Swift County Courthouse)
Benson 1898 brick and stone Richardsonian Romanesque courthouse designed by Buechner & Jacobson.[4]
9 Christian F. Uytendale Farmstead Upload image September 5, 1985
Off County Highway 25
45°23′10″N 95°34′19″W / 45.38622°N 95.571922°W / 45.38622; -95.571922 (Christian F. Uytendale Farmstead)
Benson vicinity One of Swift County's first farmsteads—established in 1868—and one of its most prominent during the tenancy of a wealthy Danish immigrant 1879–1902. Further noted for the regionally unique ethnic design features of his 1887 farmhouse.[8]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on December 1, 2017.
  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. ^ 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. 
  5. ^ See photo
  6. ^ Granger, Susan; Scott Kelly (March 2011). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Gethsemane Episcopal Church" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-02. 
  7. ^ "Monson Lake State Park". Rustic Style Resources in Minnesota State Parks. Minnesota Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-06-19. 
  8. ^ Granger, Susan (December 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory—Nomination Form: Christian F. Uytendale Farmstead" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-04-17. 

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