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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Faribault County, Minnesota. This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Faribault 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 13 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county. A supplementary list includes one additional site that was formerly listed on the National Register.

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 Adams H. Bullis House
Adams H. Bullis House
May 23, 1980
Address restricted
43°45′39″N 94°06′57″W / 43.760833°N 94.115833°W / 43.760833; -94.115833 (Adams H. Bullis House)
Delavan vicinity Circa-1875 Italianate farmhouse of scientific cattle breeder Adams H. Bullis (1832–?), a leading figure representative of Faribault County's agricultural history and its transition from pioneer farms to sophisticated enterprises.
2 Center Creek Archeological District
September 15, 1976
Both sides of Center Creek above its confluence with the Blue Earth River
43°44′16″N 94°11′00″W / 43.73777°N 94.18333°W / 43.73777; -94.18333 (Center Creek Archeological District)
Winnebago vicinity Dense cluster of sites associated with the Blue Earth Phase of the Oneota culture, one of Minnesota's earliest farming societies. The sites are characterized by abundant storage pits and ground stone tools.
3 Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Depot and Lunchroom
Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Depot and Lunchroom
May 23, 1980
89–100 1st St., NW.
43°44′46″N 93°43′37″W / 43.746045°N 93.726817°W / 43.746045; -93.726817 (Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Depot and Lunchroom)
Wells Two 1903 buildings representative of the substantial railroad activity in Wells—a train station and a freestanding lunchroom that served crew and passengers.
4 Church of the Good Shepherd-Episcopal
Church of the Good Shepherd-Episcopal
May 23, 1980
Moore and 8th Sts.
43°38′12″N 94°06′02″W / 43.636735°N 94.100628°W / 43.636735; -94.100628 (Church of the Good Shepherd-Episcopal)
Blue Earth 1872 example of the small Gothic Revival churches built under the leadership of Episcopal bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple.
5 District No. 40 School
District No. 40 School
May 23, 1980
Minnesota Highway 109
43°44′45″N 93°49′38″W / 43.745913°N 93.827268°W / 43.745913; -93.827268 (District No. 40 School)
Wells vicinity One of Faribault County's best-preserved rural schoolhouses, in operation 1896–1952. Known as the Pink Schoolhouse for its distinctive color scheme.
6 Andrew C. Dunn House
Andrew C. Dunn House
May 23, 1980
133 S. Main St.
43°45′57″N 94°09′59″W / 43.765854°N 94.16627°W / 43.765854; -94.16627 (Andrew C. Dunn House)
Winnebago Prominent house built in 1901 for Andrew C. Dunn, who helped found Winnebago in 1857 and served a leading role in civic and political life.
7 Faribault County Courthouse
Faribault County Courthouse
April 11, 1977
415 N. Main
43°38′33″N 94°06′11″W / 43.64237°N 94.103069°W / 43.64237; -94.103069 (Faribault County Courthouse)
Blue Earth Courthouse built 1891–92, exemplifying the late-19th century's Richardsonian Romanesque public buildings.
8 First National Bank
First National Bank
May 23, 1980
Main St. and Cleveland Ave.
43°46′04″N 94°09′58″W / 43.767642°N 94.165978°W / 43.767642; -94.165978 (First National Bank)
Winnebago Leading example—constructed from 1916 to '17—of the Neoclassical bank buildings that often characterized Minnesota's early-20th-century smalltown streetscapes.
9 Peter Kremer House
May 23, 1980
Main and 4th Sts.
43°50′34″N 93°49′58″W / 43.842739°N 93.832877°W / 43.842739; -93.832877 (Peter Kremer House)
Minnesota Lake Prominent house built in 1906 for Minnesota Lake's leading entrepreneur and town promoter. Now a museum.
10 Muret N. Leland House
Muret N. Leland House
May 23, 1980
410 2nd Ave., SW.
43°44′26″N 93°43′44″W / 43.740635°N 93.728822°W / 43.740635; -93.728822 (Muret N. Leland House)
Wells One of Wells' most prominent houses, built in 1883 and later owned by pioneer merchant and politician Muret N. Leland (1849–1921).
11 Memorial Library
Memorial Library
December 20, 1988
6th St. and Ramsey Ave.
43°38′18″N 94°05′54″W / 43.638403°N 94.098446°W / 43.638403; -94.098446 (Memorial Library)
Blue Earth Public library built in 1904 as the Etta C. Ross Memorial Library, noted as a project of a local philanthropist in memory of his late wife and for its Neoclassical architecture. Now a museum.
12 James B. Wakefield House
James B. Wakefield House
May 23, 1980
405 E. 6th St.
43°38′20″N 94°05′52″W / 43.638937°N 94.09777°W / 43.638937; -94.09777 (James B. Wakefield House)
Blue Earth 1868 house of James Wakefield (1825–1910), one of the principal founders of Blue Earth and Faribault County, and a career politician who served as lieutenant governor and a U.S. congressman. Now a museum.
13 Walters Jail
May 23, 1980
3rd and Main Sts.
43°36′20″N 93°40′20″W / 43.605469°N 93.672306°W / 43.605469; -93.672306 (Walters Jail)
Walters 1906 freestanding jail reflecting the insular nature of small railroad towns in their initial years.

Former listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Constans Hotel
Constans Hotel
May 23, 1980
May 7, 1990
121-127 N. Main St.
Blue Earth Elegant hotel established in 1868 and heavily remodeled in 1896. Fell into disrepair and was demolished by the city in 1988.
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