National Register of Historic Places listings in Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota facts for kids
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota. It is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Lac qui Parle 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 10 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county. A supplementary list includes three additional sites that were formerly on the National Register.
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
|1||Camp Release State Monument||
|About 2 miles southwest of Montevideo off U.S. Route 212
||Montevideo vicinity||Surrender site where prisoners taken by the Dakota people were released at the conclusion of the Dakota War of 1862 and the first military trials were held. Marked with an 1894 monument.|
|2||Commercial Bank Building||
||Dawson||Well-preserved example of a 19th-century Richardsonian Romanesque bank, built in 1892 for Christopher M. Anderson, an influential early pioneer and civic leader in Lac qui Parle County, and founder of Dawson.|
|3||Dawson Armory and Community Building||
|676 Pine St.
||Dawson||Multipurpose 1923 facility representative of the Minnesota National Guard armories of the 1920s, and the longserving center of Dawson's civic life, housing the city's offices and principal meeting spaces.|
|4||Dawson Carnegie Library||
|677 Pine St.
||Dawson||Neoclassical Carnegie library built 1917–8, representing the philanthropy of the Carnegie Foundation, the work of regional architect A. H. Foss, and the civic importance of the Dawson Public Library, founded in the 1890s.|
|5||Lac qui Parle County Courthouse||
|600 6th St.
||Madison||Monumental 1899 courthouse designed by Buechner & Jacobson, and a symbol of Madison's triumph in a protracted 17-year battle for county seat status.|
|6||Lac qui Parle Mission Archeological Historic District||
||Montevideo vicinity||Sites 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 Chippewa County.|
|7||Lac qui Parle State Park WPA/Rustic Style Historic District||
|Off County Highway 33 at the southeastern end of Lac qui Parle
||Montevideo vicinity||Three park facilities built 1938–41, significant as examples of Depression-era federal work relief, the extensive New Deal projects conducted around Lac qui Parle, and National Park Service rustic architecture.|
|1st St. at 3rd Ave.
||Louisburg||One of west-central Minnesota's best examples of a Victorian public school—built in 1911—and an emblem of the efforts in the state's small communities to provide local school facilities.|
|9||Madison Carnegie Library||
|401 6th Ave.
||Madison||One of west-central Minnesota's earliest and most stylistically unusual Carnegie libraries, built 1905–6, and one of three monumental public buildings forming Madison's distinctive civic campus.|
|10||Madison City Hall||
|404 6th Ave.
||Madison||Neoclassical city hall and opera house designed by Buechner & Orth and built 1902–3, a long-serving center of civic and social life and a representative of Madison's expansive early-20th-century community planning.|
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Date removed||Location||City or town||Summary|
|1||Hotel Lac qui Parle||
||202 6th Ave.
||Madison||1902 hotel. Demolished in 1999.|
|2||Andreus Thoreson Farmhouse||
||Off CR 64
||Madison||Ornate 1899 Queen Anne farmhouse of a prominent settler (1832–1914). Burned down by an accidental fire in 1989.|
|3||Yellow Bank Church Campground Bridge||
||Twp. Rd. 76 over Yellow Bank River (original location)
Current coordinates are
|Odessa||1893 truss bridge of a unique design by the King Bridge Company. Moved in 1994 to the Little Log House Pioneer Village outside Hastings, Minnesota, to complete a replica of the 1895 Hastings Spiral Bridge.|
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