National Register of Historic Places listings in Chippewa County, Minnesota facts for kids
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Chippewa County, Minnesota. It is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Chippewa 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.
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
|1||Charles H. Budd House||
|219 N. 3rd St.
||Montevideo||1909 house of an influential early settler (arriving in 1872) who was active in local law, politics, banking, and civics.|
|2||Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Depot||
|S. 1st St. at Park Ave.
||Montevideo||1901 passenger depot, only remaining building of a large Milwaukee Road division headquarters that spurred Montevideo's development. Now a railway museum.|
|3||Chippewa County Bank||
|N. 1st St. and Lincoln Ave.
||Montevideo||1900 Romanesque Revival commercial building constructed to house Montevideo's oldest bank, established in 1870.|
|4||Henry Gippe Farmstead||
|U.S. Route 59
||Watson vicinity||1865 farm with an ornate 1887 house, one of Chippewa County's first permanent homesteads and its oldest surviving brick farmhouse.|
|5||Lac qui Parle Mission Archeological Historic District||
||Montevideo vicinity||Site of the 1826 Fort Renville trading post and an 1841 mission church (reconstructed in the 1940s), plus associated Euro-American and Dakota habitations. Extends into Lac qui Parle County.|
|6||Montevideo Carnegie Library||
|125 N. 3rd St.
||Montevideo||1906 Carnegie library in use until 1968, featuring a modest local adaptation of Neoclassical architecture.|
|7||Olof Swensson Farmstead||
|County Highways 6 and 15
||Granite Falls vicinity||1873 homestead of a Norwegian immigrant (1843–1923) noted for his self-sufficient construction and eccentric reform efforts. Now the Swensson Farm Museum.|
|8||Julian A. Weaver House||
|863 Lincoln Ave. (originally 837 Minnesota Ave.)
||Granite Falls||c. 1878 house of Granite Falls' first railway agent, also notable as one of the region's few intact 1870s residences.|
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