National Register of Historic Places listings in Faribault County, Minnesota facts for kids
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.
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
|1||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||
|Both sides of Center Creek above its confluence with the Blue Earth River
||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||
|89–100 1st St., NW.
||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||
|Moore and 8th Sts.
||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||
|Minnesota Highway 109
||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||
|133 S. Main St.
||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||
|415 N. Main
||Blue Earth||Courthouse built 1891–92, exemplifying the late-19th century's Richardsonian Romanesque public buildings.|
|8||First National Bank||
|Main St. and Cleveland Ave.
||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||
|Main and 4th Sts.
||Minnesota Lake||Prominent house built in 1906 for Minnesota Lake's leading entrepreneur and town promoter. Now a museum.|
|10||Muret N. Leland House||
|410 2nd Ave., SW.
||Wells||One of Wells' most prominent houses, built in 1883 and later owned by pioneer merchant and politician Muret N. Leland (1849–1921).|
|6th St. and Ramsey Ave.
||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||
|405 E. 6th St.
||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.|
|3rd and Main Sts.
||Walters||1906 freestanding jail reflecting the insular nature of small railroad towns in their initial years.|
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Date removed||Location||City or town||Summary|
||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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