National Register of Historic Places listings in Wright County, Minnesota

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Location of Wright County in Minnesota

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Wright County, Minnesota. It is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Wright 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 21 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county. A supplementary list includes six additional sites that were formerly listed on the National Register.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted November 9, 2018.[1]

Current listings[edit]

Map all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap 
Download coordinates as: KML · GPX
[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed[3] Location City or town Description
1 August Akerlund Photographic Studio
August Akerlund Photographic Studio
April 11, 1977
(#77000777)
390 Broadway Avenue
45°04′31″N 94°11′25″W / 45.075367°N 94.190351°W / 45.075367; -94.190351 (August Akerlund Photographic Studio)
Cokato Rare surviving example of an early-20th-century photography studio, built in 1903.[4] Now a component of the Cokato Museum & Akerlund Studio.[5]
2 Church of St. Michael-Catholic
Church of St. Michael-Catholic
December 11, 1979
(#79001279)
Central Avenue and Main Street
45°12′39″N 93°39′54″W / 45.210877°N 93.665114°W / 45.210877; -93.665114 (Church of St. Michael-Catholic)
St. Michael 1890 church significant as the center of a Catholic German immigrant community and for its Gothic Revival architecture.[6]
3 Clearwater Masonic Lodge-Grand Army of the Republic Hall
Clearwater Masonic Lodge-Grand Army of the Republic Hall
December 11, 1979
(#79001259)
205–215 Oak Street
45°25′17″N 94°02′58″W / 45.421524°N 94.049529°W / 45.421524; -94.049529 (Clearwater Masonic Lodge-Grand Army of the Republic Hall)
Clearwater 1888 meeting hall associated with Wright County's influential fraternal organizations, shared by a Masonic Lodge and a Grand Army of the Republic post.[7]
4 Cokaton P.R.S. Onnen Tovio Raittiusseura
Cokaton P.R.S. Onnen Tovio Raittiusseura
December 12, 1976
(#76001081)
County Highway 3 and County Road 100
45°07′22″N 94°11′39″W / 45.122859°N 94.1942°W / 45.122859; -94.1942 (Cokaton P.R.S. Onnen Tovio Raittiusseura)
Cokato vicinity 1896 temperance society clubhouse that also provided general meeting space to a Finnish American community.[8]
5 Delano Village Hall
Delano Village Hall
December 11, 1979
(#79001264)
140 Bridge Avenue East
45°02′32″N 93°47′17″W / 45.042109°N 93.788049°W / 45.042109; -93.788049 (Delano Village Hall)
Delano 1888 example of the period's typical municipal buildings, and the long-serving center of government and civic functions in Delano.[9]
6 District No. 48 School
District No. 48 School
December 11, 1979
(#79001267)
U.S. Route 12
45°03′52″N 93°49′32″W / 45.064544°N 93.825463°W / 45.064544; -93.825463 (District No. 48 School)
Delano vicinity 1871 example of Wright County's early rural schoolhouses.[10]
7 Eagle Newspaper Office
Eagle Newspaper Office
December 11, 1979
(#79001265)
300 Railroad Avenue
45°02′27″N 93°47′10″W / 45.040816°N 93.786139°W / 45.040816; -93.786139 (Eagle Newspaper Office)
Delano Three attached buildings built 1883–85, nominated as the longtime home of Delano's oldest business, a newspaper and print shop established in 1872.[11]
8 First Congregational Church of Clearwater
First Congregational Church of Clearwater
December 11, 1979
(#79001260)
405 Bluff Street
45°25′10″N 94°03′04″W / 45.419482°N 94.05103°W / 45.419482; -94.05103 (First Congregational Church of Clearwater)
Clearwater 1861 church noted for its Greek Revival architecture, association with the area's Yankee settlers, and temporary fortification after the Dakota War of 1862.[12]
9 David Hanaford Farmstead
David Hanaford Farmstead
December 11, 1979
(#79001273)
8307 Cahill Avenue N.E.
45°16′16″N 93°50′50″W / 45.27106°N 93.847167°W / 45.27106; -93.847167 (David Hanaford Farmstead)
Monticello vicinity Farm with an 1870 farmhouse, representative of the homesteads established in Wright County by settlers from New England.[13]
10 Hanover Bridge
Hanover Bridge
December 11, 1979
(#79001268)
Off County Highway 19 over the Crow River
45°09′12″N 93°39′43″W / 45.153352°N 93.661915°W / 45.153352; -93.661915 (Hanover Bridge)
Hanover Oldest and most intact example—built in 1885—of the pin-connected Pratt truss bridges once common in Wright County. Now restricted to pedestrian traffic. Extends into Hennepin County.[14]
11 Dr. E.P. Hawkins Clinic, Hospital and House
Dr. E.P. Hawkins Clinic, Hospital and House
December 11, 1979
(#79001277)
210–230 Buffalo Avenue South
45°04′04″N 93°54′39″W / 45.067643°N 93.910969°W / 45.067643; -93.910969 (Dr. E.P. Hawkins Clinic, Hospital and House)
Montrose Adjacent circa-1885 house, 1903 hospital, and 1913 clinic exemplifying Wright County's medical facilities at the turn of the 20th century.[15]
12 Howard Lake City Hall
Howard Lake City Hall
December 11, 1979
(#79001269)
737, 739, and 741 Sixth Street
45°03′39″N 94°04′13″W / 45.060953°N 94.07015°W / 45.060953; -94.07015 (Howard Lake City Hall)
Howard Lake Prominent Queen Anne municipal hall built in 1904.[16]
13 Marysville Swedesburg Lutheran Church
Marysville Swedesburg Lutheran Church
December 11, 1979
(#79001270)
County Highway 9
45°06′57″N 93°57′08″W / 45.115838°N 93.95236°W / 45.115838; -93.95236 (Marysville Swedesburg Lutheran Church)
Waverly vicinity Exemplary brick Gothic Revival parish church built in 1891; also noted for its association with a Swedish immigrant community.[17]
14 Tobias G. Mealey House
Tobias G. Mealey House
December 12, 1976
(#76001082)
Territorial Road
45°17′54″N 93°47′02″W / 45.298232°N 93.784024°W / 45.298232; -93.784024 (Tobias G. Mealey House)
Monticello House dating to 1855 of influential local settler, entrepreneur, and politician Tobias Mealey (1823–1904).[18]
15 Nicherson-Tarbox House, Shed and Barn
Nicherson-Tarbox House, Shed and Barn
December 11, 1979
(#79001274)
514 East Broadway
45°18′11″N 93°47′15″W / 45.303°N 93.787386°W / 45.303; -93.787386 (Nicherson-Tarbox House, Shed and Barn)
Monticello 1889 house and outbuildings; a prominent and well-preserved example of Queen Anne and Shingle Style architecture in Monticello.[19]
16 Rufus Rand Summer House and Carriage Barn
Rufus Rand Summer House and Carriage Barn
December 11, 1979
(#79001275)
1 Old Territorial Road
45°17′54″N 93°47′08″W / 45.298265°N 93.785463°W / 45.298265; -93.785463 (Rufus Rand Summer House and Carriage Barn)
Monticello 1884 summer home representative of the late-19th-century country estates built by Twin Cities businessmen; also noted for its Queen Anne architecture and association with utility executive Rufus Rand (d. 1921).[20]
17 St. Mark's Episcopal Chapel
St. Mark's Episcopal Chapel
December 11, 1979
(#79001272)
10536 108th Street N.W.
45°18′39″N 94°06′23″W / 45.310768°N 94.106483°W / 45.310768; -94.106483 (St. Mark's Episcopal Chapel)
Annandale vicinity Well-preserved board-and-batten Gothic Revival church.[21]
18 Thayer Hotel
Thayer Hotel
August 24, 1978
(#78001573)
60 Elm Street West
45°15′44″N 94°07′32″W / 45.262314°N 94.125648°W / 45.262314; -94.125648 (Thayer Hotel)
Annandale 1895 example of Wright County's large, frame hotels of the late 19th/early 20th centuries.[22]
19 Waverly Village Hall
Waverly Village Hall
June 6, 2002
(#02000613)
204 Fourth Street
45°04′00″N 93°58′02″W / 45.066784°N 93.967339°W / 45.066784; -93.967339 (Waverly Village Hall)
Waverly 1939 municipal hall representative of the civic facilities made possible with New Deal federal assistance; also noted for its Moderne architecture and role as a community event space.[23]
20 William W. Webster House
William W. Webster House
December 11, 1979
(#79001261)
205 Spring Street
45°25′20″N 94°03′04″W / 45.422091°N 94.051162°W / 45.422091; -94.051162 (William W. Webster House)
Clearwater Circa-1863 Greek Revival house of a notable settler who helped develop Clearwater.[24]
21 Simon Weldele House
Simon Weldele House
December 11, 1979
(#79001266)
309 River Street
45°02′37″N 93°47′23″W / 45.043706°N 93.789664°W / 45.043706; -93.789664 (Simon Weldele House)
Delano Well-preserved 1893 example of the restrained Queen Anne style houses of Wright County towns, and one of the few architecturally significant residences remaining in Delano.[25]

Former listings[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listedDate removed Location City or town Summary
1 Albertville Roller Mill December 11, 1979
(#79001258)
November 1, 2018 5790 Main Avenue N.E.
Albertville Circa-1909 example of a steam-powered flour mill built in a town served by railroad—rather than river—transportation.[26] Demolished in 2006.
2 Henry C. Bull House
Henry C. Bull House
December 11, 1979
(#79001262)
May 7, 1990 195 East Third Street
Cokato Built in 1878,[27] demolished in 1988.[28]
3 Marsh Octagon Barn December 11, 1979
(#79001278)
August 2, 2000 Off County Highway 14
Rockford vicinity Built in 1880,[29] burned down in 1992.[28]
4 Middleville Township Hall December 11, 1979
(#79001271)
August 2, 2000 County Highway 6
Howard Lake vicinity Built in 1905,[30] burned down by fire department for practice in 1994.[28]
5 Simpson Methodist Episcopal Church
Simpson Methodist Episcopal Church
December 11, 1979
(#79001276)
November 3, 2004 Fourth and Linn Streets (original address)
Current coordinates are

45°18′15″N 93°48′06″W / 45.304114°N 93.801578°W / 45.304114; -93.801578 (Simpson Methodist Episcopal Church)
Monticello Early Methodist church built in 1857.[31] Moved in 2004.[32]
6 Titrud Round Barn December 11, 1979
(#79001263)
April 26, 1993 County Highway 30
Cokato vicinity 1908 round barn. Destroyed June 16, 1992, during the Mid-June 1992 tornado outbreak.[33]

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 November 9, 2018.
  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. ^ Nelson, Charles W.; Susan Zeik (1976-08-28). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory -- Nomination Form: Gust Akerlund Photographic Studio". National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-08-08.
  5. ^ "Cokato Museum & Akerlund Studio". City of Cokato. Retrieved 2013-08-08.
  6. ^ Hackett, John (April 1978). "Minnesota Historic Properties Inventory Form: St. Michael's Catholic Church". National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-08-08.
  7. ^ Hackett, John J. (April 1978). "Minnesota Historic Properties Inventory Form: Clearwater Masonic Lodge No. 28/G.A.R. Hall No. 112". National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-08-08.
  8. ^ Nelson, Charles W.; Susan Zeik (1976-08-28). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory -- Nomination Form: Cokato Temperance Hall (Cokaton P.R.S. Onnen Tovio Raittiusseura)". National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-08-08.
  9. ^ "Delano Village Hall". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2015-06-19.
  10. ^ Hackett, John J. (April 1978). "Minnesota Historic Properties Inventory Form: Franklin Township School House #48". National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-08-08.
  11. ^ Hackett, John (April 1978). "Minnesota Historic Properties Inventory Form: Eagle Newspaper and Job Printing Office". National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-08-08.
  12. ^ Hackett, John J. (April 1978). "Minnesota Historic Properties Inventory Form: First Congregational Church of Clearwater". National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-08-08.
  13. ^ Hackett, John J. (April 1978). "Minnesota Historic Properties Inventory Form: Hanaford Farm". National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
  14. ^ Hackett, John J. (April 1978). "Minnesota Historic Properties Inventory Form: Hanover Bridge". National Park Service. Retrieved 2014-11-06.
  15. ^ Hackett, John J. (April 1978). "Minnesota Historic Properties Inventory Form: Hawkins, Dr. E.P. Clinic, Hospital and House". National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
  16. ^ Hackett, John J. "Minnesota Historic Properties Inventory Form: Howard Lake City Hall". National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
  17. ^ Hackett, John (April 1978). "Minnesota Historic Properties Inventory Form: Marysville Swedesburg Lutheran Church". National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
  18. ^ Nelson, Charles W.; Susan Zeik (1976-09-02). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory -- Nomination Form: Tobias G. Mealey House". National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
  19. ^ Hackett, John (April 1978). "Minnesota Historic Properties Inventory Form: Nicherson/Tarbox House, Shed and Barn". National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
  20. ^ Hackett, John (April 1978). "Minnesota Historic Properties Inventory Form: Rand, Rufus, Summer House and Carriage Barn". National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
  21. ^ Hackett, John J. (April 1978). "Minnesota Historic Properties Inventory Form: St. Mark's Episcopal Chapel". National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
  22. ^ Hackett, John J. (1978-07-13). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory -- Nomination Form: Annandale Hotel". National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
  23. ^ Anderson, Rolf (2001-12-14). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Waverly Village Hall". National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
  24. ^ Hackett, John J. (August 1978). "Minnesota Historic Properties Inventory Form: Webster, William W., House". National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
  25. ^ Hackett, John J. (April 1978). "Minnesota Historic Properties Inventory Form: Weldele House". National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
  26. ^ Hackett, John H. (April 1978). "Minnesota Historic Properties Inventory Form: Albertville Roller Mill". National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-08-08.
  27. ^ "Bull, Henry C., House (removed)". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
  28. ^ a b c Nord, Mary Ann (2003). The National Register of Historic Places in Minnesota. Minnesota Historical Society. ISBN 0-87351-448-3.
  29. ^ "Marsh Octagon Barn (removed)". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
  30. ^ "Middleville Township Hall (removed)". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2013-08-10.
  31. ^ "Simpson Methodist Episcopal Church (removed)". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2013-08-10.
  32. ^ "Changes to the National Register of Historic Places in Minnesota, 2003-2010". Minnesota State Historic Preservation Office. 2011-02-01. Retrieved 2013-03-01.
  33. ^ El-Hai, Jack (2000). Lost Minnesota: Stories of Vanished Places. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. p. 150. ISBN 0816635153.

External links[edit]