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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Aitkin County, Minnesota.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Aitkin 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.

Historic resources in Aitkin County were identified in a "Multiple Resources Area" study, leading to several properties being listed on the NRHP.

There are 12 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.

Current listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Aitkin Carnegie Library
Aitkin Carnegie Library
April 16, 1982
121 2nd St., NW.
46°31′59″N 93°42′34″W / 46.533192°N 93.709382°W / 46.533192; -93.709382 (Aitkin Carnegie Library)
Aitkin Well-preserved example of a Carnegie library—built 1911—and a prominent local example of Neoclassical architecture.
2 Aitkin County Courthouse and Jail
Aitkin County Courthouse and Jail
April 16, 1982
209 and 217 2nd St., NW.
46°31′59″N 93°42′37″W / 46.533056°N 93.710278°W / 46.533056; -93.710278 (Aitkin County Courthouse and Jail)
Aitkin Long-serving seat of Aitkin County government, consisting of a 1915 jail and a 1920 courthouse, the latter exemplifying the second-generation Beaux-Arts courthouses built around Minnesota in the early 20th century.
3 Andy Gibson (shipwreck)
Andy Gibson (shipwreck)
August 28, 2012
Mississippi River, 0.75 miles (1.21 km) downstream from County Highway 1 Bridge
46°32′25″N 93°43′01″W / 46.540199°N 93.717068°W / 46.540199; -93.717068 (Andy Gibson (shipwreck))
Aitkin vicinity Rare and well-preserved remains of a Mississippi River steamboat, launched in 1884 to serve the headwaters region. Unique among U.S. shipwrecks for still resting on its 1894 drydock cradle.
4 Arthyde Stone House
Arthyde Stone House
April 16, 1982
County Road 27
46°21′16″N 93°05′22″W / 46.354417°N 93.089471°W / 46.354417; -93.089471 (Arthyde Stone House)
Arthyde Fieldstone bungalow built circa 1922 in a short-lived settlement, a locally prominent reminder of the failed townsite speculation common to northern Minnesota's cutover land during the Roaring Twenties.
5 Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Bethlehem Lutheran Church
April 16, 1982
Off County Highway 12
46°28′34″N 93°37′00″W / 46.476034°N 93.616578°W / 46.476034; -93.616578 (Bethlehem Lutheran Church)
Aitkin vicinity 1897 church representative of the Swedish American population that predominated in southwest Aitkin County.
6 Patrick Casey House
Patrick Casey House
April 16, 1982
4th St., SE. and 2nd Ave.
46°31′36″N 93°42′13″W / 46.526564°N 93.703546°W / 46.526564; -93.703546 (Patrick Casey House)
Aitkin 1901 Queen Anne/Classical Revival house of a prominent local businessman (1849–1910) behind the Potter/Casey Company. Also one of northern Minnesota's few architecturally distinctive residences outside of Duluth and the Iron Range cities.
7 Malmo Mounds and Village Site
Malmo Mounds and Village Site
April 3, 1975
Northwestern quarter of Section 32, Township 45 North, Range 25 West
46°20′48″N 93°31′57″W / 46.346667°N 93.532500°W / 46.346667; -93.532500 (Malmo Mounds and Village Site)
McGrath vicinity Village site and some 72 mounds dating to the early Middle Woodland Period, the type site and best preserved assemblage of the region's distinct Malmo Phase.
8 National Woodenware Company Superintendent's Residence
April 16, 1982
252 Ione Ave. NE.
46°59′35″N 93°35′40″W / 46.992932°N 93.594423°W / 46.992932; -93.594423 (National Woodenware Company Superintendent's Residence)
Hill City 1910 manager's housing, chief remnant of an Armour and Company subsidiary that was Hill City's principal employer and developer 1910–1928.
9 Northern Pacific Depot
Northern Pacific Depot
April 16, 1982
20 Pacific St., SW.
46°31′54″N 93°42′28″W / 46.531667°N 93.707768°W / 46.531667; -93.707768 (Northern Pacific Depot)
Aitkin Railway station built 1915–16, symbolizing the importance of the railroad in Aitkin's founding and development. Now houses an Aitkin County Historical Society museum.
10 Pine-Hickory Lakes Roadside Parking Area
Pine-Hickory Lakes Roadside Parking Area
May 23, 2016
US 169, .25 mi. N. of 249th Ln.
46°26′38″N 93°44′17″W / 46.443979°N 93.737943°W / 46.443979; -93.737943 (Pine-Hickory Lakes Roadside Parking Area)
Aitkin vicinity Roadside park built 1937–38, a large example of the state's early highway waysides developed during the New Deal. Also noted for its National Park Service rustic design.
11 Potter/Casey Company Building
Potter/Casey Company Building
April 16, 1982
E. Minnesota Ave. between 1st and 2nd Sts., NW.
46°31′58″N 93°42′23″W / 46.532853°N 93.706384°W / 46.532853; -93.706384 (Potter/Casey Company Building)
Aitkin 1902 commercial building constructed for Aitkin County's leading mercantile business.
12 Savanna Portage
Savanna Portage
April 23, 1973
Off County Highway 5 in Savanna Portage State Park
46°49′42″N 93°10′32″W / 46.828313°N 93.175548°W / 46.828313; -93.175548 (Savanna Portage)
McGregor vicinity Difficult but vital 6-mile (9.7 km) portage linking the Great Lakes and Mississippi basins, blazed by Native Americans and used into the fur trade and early settlement eras.
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