National Register of Historic Places listings in Wabasha County, Minnesota

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Location of Wabasha County in Minnesota

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Wabasha County, Minnesota. It is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Wabasha 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. 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 May 19, 2017.[1]

Current listings[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location City or town Description
1 Bear Valley Grange Hall
Bear Valley Grange Hall
January 5, 1989
(#88003089)
County Road 3
44°18′50″N 92°27′56″W / 44.314°N 92.465661°W / 44.314; -92.465661 (Bear Valley Grange Hall)
Zumbro Falls vicinity Wabasha County's only surviving Grange hall—built in 1874—and a rare example of a chartered grange that built their own meeting hall rather than use an existing space.[4]
2 Bridge No. 5827-Zumbro Falls
Bridge No. 5827-Zumbro Falls
June 29, 1998
(#98000684)
Minnesota 60 over a streambed
44°16′59″N 92°25′07″W / 44.282935°N 92.41869°W / 44.282935; -92.41869 (Bridge No. 5827-Zumbro Falls)
Zumbro Falls 1938 arch bridge built by the Works Progress Administration with a modular iron-plate substructure and masonry façade.[5]
3 William H. and Alma Downer Campbell House
William H. and Alma Downer Campbell House
May 15, 1989
(#89000367)
211 W. 2nd St.
44°22′59″N 92°02′03″W / 44.383095°N 92.034187°W / 44.383095; -92.034187 (William H. and Alma Downer Campbell House)
Wabasha One of Wabasha's largest and most prominent houses when it was built overlooking downtown in 1874.[6]
4 Lorenz and Lugerde Ginthner House
Lorenz and Lugerde Ginthner House
May 15, 1989
(#89000368)
130 W. 3rd St.
44°22′56″N 92°02′02″W / 44.382292°N 92.033986°W / 44.382292; -92.033986 (Lorenz and Lugerde Ginthner House)
Wabasha Elaborate 1882 Italianate house, the most intact and detailed example of the brick houses belonging to Wabasha's early merchant class.[7]
5 Grace Memorial Episcopal Church
Grace Memorial Episcopal Church
February 4, 1982
(#82003062)
205 E. 3rd St.
44°22′53″N 92°01′53″W / 44.381282°N 92.031516°W / 44.381282; -92.031516 (Grace Memorial Episcopal Church)
Wabasha Landmark 1900 English Gothic church designed by Cass Gilbert.[8]
6 Hurd House-Anderson Hotel
Hurd House-Anderson Hotel
September 18, 1978
(#78001566)
333 W. Main St.
44°23′05″N 92°02′06″W / 44.384803°N 92.03489°W / 44.384803; -92.03489 (Hurd House-Anderson Hotel)
Wabasha 1856 hotel expanded in 1887, associated with the rapid commercial growth of Wabasha as a river and rail transportation hub.[9] Also a contributing property to the Wabasha Commercial Historic District.[10]
7 King Coulee Site
King Coulee Site
April 8, 1994
(#94000340)
Address Restricted
Lake City vicinity Precolumbian campsite used c. 3500 BCE–1000 CE.[11]
8 Lucas Kuehn House
Lucas Kuehn House
July 29, 1994
(#89000369)
306 E. Main St.
44°22′56″N 92°01′46″W / 44.38211°N 92.029324°W / 44.38211; -92.029324 (Lucas Kuehn House)
Wabasha Wabasha's first Italianate house—built in 1878—and home of the town's leading 19th-century merchant.[12]
9 Lake City and Rochester Stage Road-Mount Pleasant Section
Lake City and Rochester Stage Road-Mount Pleasant Section
August 30, 1991
(#91001063)
Along U.S. 63 southwest of Lake City
44°24′07″N 92°20′23″W / 44.401863°N 92.339771°W / 44.401863; -92.339771 (Lake City and Rochester Stage Road-Mount Pleasant Section)
Lake City vicinity Short section of an 1858 stagecoach road funded by Lake City investors to increase trade with the state's interior; some of the first transportation infrastructure in southeastern Minnesota.[13]
10 Lake City City Hall
Lake City City Hall
June 16, 1981
(#81000325)
205 W. Center St.
44°26′51″N 92°16′00″W / 44.44762°N 92.266625°W / 44.44762; -92.266625 (Lake City City Hall)
Lake City 1899 city hall, Lake City's most architecturally prominent public building and its longstanding government center.[14]
11 Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Generating Plant
Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Generating Plant
March 14, 1991
(#91000243)
Along County Road 21 at the northern end of Lake Zumbro
44°12′46″N 92°28′46″W / 44.212876°N 92.479563°W / 44.212876; -92.479563 (Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Generating Plant)
Mazeppa vicinity Powerhouse and dam built 1917–1919, a representative work of pioneering early-20th-century hydroelectric engineer Hugh Lincoln Cooper (1865–1937), and the Minnesota native's only homestate project.[15]
12 Patrick H. Rahilly House
Patrick H. Rahilly House
February 13, 1975
(#75001032)
3 miles west of Lake City along County Road 15
44°24′39″N 92°21′03″W / 44.410953°N 92.350758°W / 44.410953; -92.350758 (Patrick H. Rahilly House)
Lake City vicinity 1880 home of one of southern Minnesota's first successful entrepreneurs and farmers. Also noted as an Italian Villa style residence unusually located in a rural setting.[16] Boundary expanded March 2, 1979.
13 Reads Landing Overlook
Reads Landing Overlook
December 15, 2004
(#04001359)
U.S. 61
44°24′36″N 92°06′27″W / 44.410124°N 92.10746°W / 44.410124; -92.10746 (Reads Landing Overlook)
Reads Landing vicinity Scenic overlook of Lake Pepin built 1939–40, exemplifying Minnesota's early highway waysides built with federal work relief aid, the work of landscape architect Arthur R. Nichols, and National Park Service rustic design.[17]
14 Reads Landing School
Reads Landing School
January 19, 1989
(#88003217)
3rd St. and 1st Ave.
44°24′04″N 92°04′46″W / 44.401186°N 92.079495°W / 44.401186; -92.079495 (Reads Landing School)
Reads Landing One of Minnesota's first brick schools—built in 1870—and a symbol of Reads Landing's peak as a lumber milling boomtown.[18] Now the Wabasha County Historical Society Museum.[19]
15 Clara and Julius Schmidt House
Clara and Julius Schmidt House
May 15, 1989
(#89000370)
418 E. 2nd St.
44°22′50″N 92°01′43″W / 44.380552°N 92.028614°W / 44.380552; -92.028614 (Clara and Julius Schmidt House)
Wabasha 1888 Italianate example of the brick houses constructed by Wabasha's late-19th-century merchant class, one made particularly distinctive by its tinwork details.[20]
16 Henry S. and Magdalena Schwedes House
Henry S. and Magdalena Schwedes House
May 15, 1989
(#89000371)
230 E. Main St.
44°22′56″N 92°01′47″W / 44.382317°N 92.029636°W / 44.382317; -92.029636 (Henry S. and Magdalena Schwedes House)
Wabasha 1882 house typifying Italianate architecture in its peak year of popularity in Wabasha.[21]
17 James C. and Agnes M. Stout House
James C. and Agnes M. Stout House
January 13, 1989
(#88003138)
310 S. Oak St.
44°26′46″N 92°15′58″W / 44.446025°N 92.266027°W / 44.446025; -92.266027 (James C. and Agnes M. Stout House)
Lake City Exemplary Carpenter Gothic cottage built in 1872.[22]
18 Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church
Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church
January 19, 1989
(#88003086)
Bridge St.
44°14′37″N 92°17′48″W / 44.2437°N 92.296711°W / 44.2437; -92.296711 (Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church)
Millville Small 1874 church and cemetery used successively by Swedish, Norwegian, and German congregations; Wabasha County's only intact surviving ethnic church from its peak of European immigration.[23]
19 Alexander Thoirs House
Alexander Thoirs House
May 15, 1989
(#89000372)
329 W. 2nd St.
44°23′02″N 92°02′09″W / 44.383901°N 92.03584°W / 44.383901; -92.03584 (Alexander Thoirs House)
Wabasha Wabasha's oldest surviving brick house—built in 1868 in Greek Revival style—and earliest example of the brick merchant houses that characterized the city's 19th-century architecture.[24]
20 Wabasha Commercial Historic District
Wabasha Commercial Historic District
April 15, 1982
(#82003063)
Roughly along Main St. between Bridge and Bailey Aves.
44°23′02″N 92°01′58″W / 44.384008°N 92.032744°W / 44.384008; -92.032744 (Wabasha Commercial Historic District)
Wabasha Three-and-a-half block commercial district noted for its integrity of design and continuity of use,[25] with 52 contributing properties built 1856–1928.[10]
21 Wabasha County Poor House
Wabasha County Poor House
August 26, 1982
(#82003064)
Hiawatha Dr.
44°21′55″N 92°00′57″W / 44.3652°N 92.015744°W / 44.3652; -92.015744 (Wabasha County Poor House)
Wabasha Rare intact example of Minnesota's county-run poorhouses, with an 1879 hospital and an 1883 residence hall.[26]
22 Walnut Street Bridge
Walnut Street Bridge
January 15, 2003
(#02001705)
Western end of Walnut St.
44°16′23″N 92°32′55″W / 44.273015°N 92.548597°W / 44.273015; -92.548597 (Walnut Street Bridge)
Mazeppa 1904 Pratt truss bridge, an exceptionally ornamented work of notable Minnesota engineer William S. Hewett and his bridge building firm.[27]
23 Weaver Mercantile Building
Weaver Mercantile Building
September 21, 1978
(#78001567)
U.S. 61 and Minnesota 74
44°12′55″N 91°55′43″W / 44.21526°N 91.928559°W / 44.21526; -91.928559 (Weaver Mercantile Building)
Weaver Rare surviving commercial building—constructed in 1875—from Weaver's peak years as a river town. Also exhibits a form of commercial Italianate architecture popular along the Upper Mississippi River.[28]
24 Williamson-Russell-Rahilly House
Williamson-Russell-Rahilly House
March 8, 1984
(#84001709)
304 Oak St.
44°26′46″N 92°15′59″W / 44.446235°N 92.266335°W / 44.446235; -92.266335 (Williamson-Russell-Rahilly House)
Lake City c. 1868 Greek Revival house given a 1910 Neoclassical remodeling; a particularly fine example of Minnesota's elegant, turn-of-the-20th-century architecture.[29]
25 Zumbro Parkway Bridge
Zumbro Parkway Bridge
November 6, 1989
(#89001824)
County Road 68 over the Zumbro River
44°16′47″N 92°25′20″W / 44.279688°N 92.422349°W / 44.279688; -92.422349 (Zumbro Parkway Bridge)
Zumbro Falls 1937 double arch bridge with a modular iron-plate substructure and masonry façade, one of the finest examples of a style used in many of Minnesota's New Deal bridge projects.[30]

Former listings[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 First Congregational Parsonage
First Congregational Parsonage
February 4, 1982
(#82003061)
March 4, 1992
305 W. 2nd St. (original address)
Current coordinates are

44°22′02″N 92°02′38″W / 44.367361°N 92.04375°W / 44.367361; -92.04375 (First Congregational Parsonage)
Wabasha 1872 parsonage, one of Wabasha's finest frame Italianate buildings. Moved in 1987 for construction of the Wabasha–Nelson Bridge.[31]

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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 May 19, 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. ^ Erpestad, David (1987-07-08). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Bear Valley Grange Hall" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-15. 
  5. ^ Hess, Jeffrey A. (September 1997). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Bridge No. 5827" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  6. ^ Larson, Paul C. (July 1987). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Campbell, William H. and Alma Downer, House" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  7. ^ Larson, Paul C. (July 1987). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Ginthner, Lorenz and Lugerde, House" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  8. ^ Kudzia, Camille (February 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Grace Memorial Episcopal Church" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  9. ^ Hall, John S.; C.W. Nelson (1978-03-17). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Hurd House / Anderson Hotel / Anderson House" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  10. ^ a b "Wabasha Commercial Historic District". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2013-07-20. 
  11. ^ "King Coulee Site". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  12. ^ Larson, Paul C. (July 1987). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Kuehn, Lucas, House" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  13. ^ Hybben, Robert; Jeffrey A. Hess (July 1990). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Lake City and Rochester Stage Road: Mount Pleasant Section" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-16. 
  14. ^ Roth, Susan (January 1981). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Lake City City Hall" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-17. 
  15. ^ Hess, Jeffrey A. (October 1989). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Generating Plant" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-18. 
  16. ^ VanBrocklin, Lynne (1974-11-04). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form:Rahilly, Patrick Henry, House" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-18. 
  17. ^ Granger, Susan; Scott Kelly; Kay Grossman; Sue Dieter (2003-08-15). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form:Reads Landing Overlook" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-18. 
  18. ^ Larson, Paul Clifford (1987-07-08). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Reads Landing School" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-18. 
  19. ^ "Wabasha County Historical Society Museum". Wabasha County Historical Society. Retrieved 2014-02-11. 
  20. ^ Larson, Paul C. (July 1987). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Schmidt, Clara and Julius, House" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-20. 
  21. ^ Larson, Paul C. (July 1987). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Schwedes, Henry S. and Magdalena, House" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-20. 
  22. ^ Larson, Paul Clifford (1987-07-08). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Stout, James C. and Agnes M., House" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-20. 
  23. ^ Erpestad, David (1987-07-08). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-20. 
  24. ^ Larson, Paul C. (July 1987). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Thoirs, Alexander, House" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-20. 
  25. ^ Kudzia, Camille (February 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Wabasha Historic District" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-20. 
  26. ^ Nelson, Charles W.; Susan Roth (1982-05-03). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Wabasha County Poor House" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-20. 
  27. ^ Anderson, David C. (2002-05-30). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Walnut Street Bridge" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-03-13. 
  28. ^ Skrief, Charles W. (1977-11-15). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Weaver Mercantile Building" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-07-20. 
  29. ^ Fechtmeyer, Dorene; Gary Fechtmeyer (1983-09-22). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Williamson/Russell/Rahilly House" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-03-15. 
  30. ^ Hess, Jeffrey A. (August 1988). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Zumbro Parkway Bridge" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-03-12. 
  31. ^ Weimerskirch, J. R.; C. P. Kachelmyer. "Historic American Buildings Survey: First Congregational Parsonage" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-06-05. 

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