National Register of Historic Places listings in Becker County, Minnesota facts for kids
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.
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
|1||Detroit Lakes Carnegie Library||
|1000 Washington Ave.
||Detroit Lakes||1913 Prairie School Carnegie library designed by Claude and Starck.|
|2||Detroit Lakes City Park||
|Washington Ave. and North Shore Dr.
||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||
|321 Park Lake Blvd.
||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.|
|119 Pioneer St.
||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.|
|710-718 Washington Ave.
||Detroit Lakes||Prominent 1892 commercial building with a 1900 addition, representing Detroit Lakes' early mercantile development.|
|6||Itasca State Park||
|21 mi (34 km) north of Park Rapids off U.S. Route 71
||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||
|Off U.S. Route 10
||Detroit Lakes||Prominent 1908 railway station significant for delivering vacationers, supporting Detroit Lakes' tourism-based economy.|
|8||Homer E. Sargent House||
|1036 Lake Ave.
||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.|
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Date removed||Location||City or town||Summary|
|1||St. Benedict's Mission School||
||County Highway 133
||Ogema vicinity||Built in 1892, demolished in 1995.|
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