National Register of Historic Places listings in Anoka County, Minnesota facts for kids
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Anoka County, Minnesota. It is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Anoka 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 18 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county. One property that was once listed has been removed.
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
|1||Anoka Post Office||
|300 E. Main St.
||Anoka||1916 Georgian Revival post office, Anoka's oldest surviving public building and most architecturally significant non-residential property.|
|2||Anoka-Champlin Mississippi River Bridge||
|U.S. Route 169 over Mississippi River
||Anoka||1929 example of the open-spandrel concrete arch bridges developed in the Twin Cities area in the late 1920s; also noted for providing a key connection between two river communities. Extends into Hennepin County.|
|6666 E. River Rd.
||Fridley||One of Anoka County's earliest and best-preserved frame Greek Revival houses, built in 1847. Now the Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts, a non-profit art center.|
|4||Carlos Avery Game Farm||
|5463 W. Broadway
||Columbus||One of the nation's foremost game farms upon its establishment, and one of Minnesota's first large wildlife management projects, with 14 contributing properties built 1936–38. Also noted for its unusual use of Colonial Revival architecture.|
|5||Colonial Hall and Masonic Lodge No. 30||
|1900 3rd Ave., S.
||Anoka||1904 house/office of doctor couple Alanson and Flora Aldrich, local medical and civic leaders; expanded after their deaths with a 1922 Masonic Temple. Also noted as Anoka's best-preserved example of a Georgian Revival house designed by Frederick Marsh.|
|6||Crescent Grange Hall No. 512||
|West of Martin Lake on Typo Lake Rd.
||East Bethel vicinity||Early Minnesota example of a Grange hall, built 1881–82.|
|7||District No. 28 School||
|14100 St. Francis Boulevard, NW.
||Ramsey||1892 one-room schoolhouse representing an 1880s–1890s expansion of public buildings across rural Anoka County. Also noted as one of the county's few brick buildings. Later used as Ramsey Town Hall.|
|214 Jackson St.
||Anoka||Prominent hotel in operation 1884–1975, a reminder of Anoka's reconstruction following a major 1884 fire and of its role as a trade center.|
|9||Porter Kelsey House||
|14853 N. 7th Ave.
||Andover||Brick company owner's 1887 house, noted for its association with Anoka County's brickmaking industry and as a well-preserved 19th-century rural residence with Italianate architecture elements.|
|1500 S. Ferry St.
||Anoka||Anoka's first hospital, in operation 1902–1935, and prominent symbol of the city's early reputation for a healthy environment and top-tier medical care.|
|11||H. G. Leathers House||
|22957 Rum River Boulevard
||St. Francis||c. 1883 house moved and expanded c. 1890, associated with three generations of an influential local family. Also noted as one of Anoka County's few Victorian houses.|
|3631 Bridge St.
||St. Francis||Only surviving commercial building dating to the settlement of lumber boomtown St. Francis; a house built c. 1860 expanded into lodging for lumber and mill workers. Now the Rum River Inn restaurant.|
|302 Fremont St.
||Anoka||1852 house expanded in 1870, associated with local settlement through its succession of notable early owners, and Anoka's best-preserved example of Greek Revival architecture.|
|20071 Nowthen Boulevard
||Nowthen||Well-preserved example, built 1917–1924, of a round barn, of Anoka County's dairy barns, and of local architect Ernest Marsh's barn designs.|
|15||Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church||
|2200 Swedish Dr., NE.
||Ham Lake||Well-preserved 1872 church representing the Swedish American heritage of Anoka County's largest immigrant settlement.|
|16||Heman L. Ticknor House||
|1625 3rd Ave., S.
||Anoka||House associated with three generations of an influential local family and three architectural styles, juxtaposing an 1867 Gothic Revival core with an elaborate 1901 Queen Anne/Neoclassical remodeling. Now a bed and breakfast.|
|17||Windego Park Auditorium/Open Air Theater||
|Between S. Ferry St. and the Rum River
||Anoka||Remains of a 1914 open-air theatre unique in Minnesota, a late City Beautiful movement project and a venue for local events up to 1938. A colorful canvas awning system, since removed, was designed by Purcell & Elmslie.|
|1632 S. Ferry St.
||Anoka||House reflecting Anoka's first years through its association with town developer Dwight Woodbury and the Federal/Greek Revival architecture of its 1857 original section. Now The Mad Hatter Restaurant & Tea Room.|
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Date removed||Location||City or town||Summary|
||22814 Sunrise Rd., NE.
||East Bethel vicinity||Log barn built c. 1870 for hay storage, representing Anoka County's basic early structures and its leading cash crop from the 1860s to the 1940s. Demolished in the late 1990s.|
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