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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Becker County, Minnesota. It is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Becker 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 8 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county. Another property was once listed but has been removed.

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 Detroit Lakes Carnegie Library
Detroit Lakes Carnegie Library
March 16, 1976
(#76001045)
1000 Washington Ave.
46°48′56″N 95°50′46″W / 46.815627°N 95.846041°W / 46.815627; -95.846041 (Detroit Lakes Carnegie Library)
Detroit Lakes 1913 Prairie School Carnegie library designed by Claude and Starck.
2 Detroit Lakes City Park
Detroit Lakes City Park
May 30, 2008
(#08000466)
Washington Ave. and North Shore Dr.
46°48′24″N 95°50′38″W / 46.806654°N 95.843879°W / 46.806654; -95.843879 (Detroit Lakes City Park)
Detroit Lakes Lakeside park established in 1897, noted for its role in the city's social life and tourism industry through such evolving amenities as a swimming beach, dance pavilion, playing fields, and New Deal redevelopments.
3 Edgewater Beach Cottages
Edgewater Beach Cottages
March 15, 1989
(#89000138)
321 Park Lake Blvd.
46°48′14″N 95°50′28″W / 46.803842°N 95.841063°W / 46.803842; -95.841063 (Edgewater Beach Cottages)
Detroit Lakes The two best-preserved cabins of a 1937 lake resort exhibiting unusual mortared wood construction. Also representative of Detroit Lakes' summer rental cabins and post-Depression recreational development.
4 Graystone Hotel
Graystone Hotel
July 1, 1999
(#99000774)
119 Pioneer St.
46°49′09″N 95°50′45″W / 46.819166°N 95.84588°W / 46.819166; -95.84588 (Graystone Hotel)
Detroit Lakes One of northwestern Minnesota's first hotels catering to tourists rather than business travelers, built 1916–17. Unusual for combining urbane accommodations with access to outdoor recreation.
5 Holmes Block
Holmes Block
July 19, 2001
(#01000748)
710-718 Washington Ave.
46°49′08″N 95°50′44″W / 46.818883°N 95.845515°W / 46.818883; -95.845515 (Holmes Block)
Detroit Lakes Prominent 1892 commercial building with a 1900 addition, representing Detroit Lakes' early mercantile development.
6 Itasca State Park
Itasca State Park
May 7, 1973
(#73000972)
21 mi (34 km) north of Park Rapids off U.S. Route 71
47°11′38″N 95°13′03″W / 47.193889°N 95.2175°W / 47.193889; -95.2175 (Itasca State Park)
Park Rapids vicinity Minnesota's oldest state park, established in 1891. Also significant for its extensive archaeological resources, association with the quest for the Mississippi River headwaters, pioneer sites, and 72 park facilities built 1905–1942 noted for their rustic log construction and association with early park development. Extends into Clearwater and Hubbard Counties.
7 Northern Pacific Passenger Depot
Northern Pacific Passenger Depot
December 20, 1988
(#88002833)
Off U.S. Route 10
46°49′11″N 95°50′46″W / 46.819805°N 95.846003°W / 46.819805; -95.846003 (Northern Pacific Passenger Depot)
Detroit Lakes Prominent 1908 railway station significant for delivering vacationers, supporting Detroit Lakes' tourism-based economy.
8 Homer E. Sargent House
Homer E. Sargent House
December 22, 1988
(#88003005)
1036 Lake Ave.
46°48′52″N 95°50′51″W / 46.81448°N 95.847454°W / 46.81448; -95.847454 (Homer E. Sargent House)
Detroit Lakes 1885 summer home, the earliest known in Detroit Lakes, representing the start of the community's tourism industry. Also noted for its Queen Anne architecture.

Former listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 St. Benedict's Mission School
August 24, 1982
(#82002931)
March 20, 2000
County Highway 133
Ogema vicinity Built in 1892, demolished in 1995.

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