National Register of Historic Places listings in Big Stone County, Minnesota facts for kids
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Big Stone County, Minnesota. It is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Big Stone County, Minnesota, United States. Latitude and longitude coordinates are provided for many National Register properties and districts; these locations may be seen together in an online map.
There are nine 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||Big Stone County Courthouse||
|20 2nd St., SE.
||Ortonville||Monumental Victorian courthouse designed by Fremont D. Orff and completed in 1902; Big Stone County's long-serving seat of government and largest Victorian building.|
|2||Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Depot||
|Main and Center Sts.
||Clinton||Well-preserved example of a small combination depot, built c. 1885. Also noted as Clinton's oldest building and a symbol of the impact of railroads on the town. Now houses a city history museum.|
|305 2nd St., NW.
||Ortonville||Exemplary Victorian hotel built in 1892, a landmark and key amenity in downtown Ortonville. Destroyed by fire October 26, 2012.|
|4||District No. 13 School||
|County Road 25 (original address)
Current coordinates are
|Correll vicinity||Unique octagonal schoolhouse built in 1898. Also significant as one of the county's first schools and the first building by a founder of the regionally notable Carlson-Hasslen Construction Company. Moved to the Big Stone County Historical Museum.|
|5||Graceville Historical Marker||
|Minnesota Highway 15
||Graceville||Well-preserved example of an early Minnesota highway wayside, built 1940–41 by the Works Progress Administration. Also noted for its NPS Rustic landscape architecture by Arthur R. Nichols.|
|Main and 2nd Sts.
||Odessa||Odessa's oldest public building, built in 1913; a rare surviving example of the freestanding brick jailhouses once common in small Minnesota towns.|
|7||Ortonville Commercial Historic District||
|2nd St., Madison and Monroe Aves., between Jefferson and Jackson Aves.
||Ortonville||Long-serving commercial district noted for its uniform Victorian buildings, representative of the region's small towns but unique for their purple granite trim. Contains 19 contributing properties built 1879–1922.|
|8||Ortonville Free Library||
|412 2nd St., NW.
||Ortonville||One of west-central Minnesota's few examples of a Carnegie library and of Mission Revival architecture, built in 1915. Also significant as a work of St. Paul architect Franklin Ellerbe and the Carlson-Hasslen Construction Company.|
|9||St. Pauli Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church||
|33022 U.S. Route 75
||Clinton vicinity||1896 church—expanded in 1911—and adjoining cemetery, anchor of a rural Norwegian immigrant community.|
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Date removed||Location||City or town||Summary|
||Studdart Ave. and 2nd St.
||Graceville||1902 brick Queen Anne hotel. Demolished in 1999.|
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