National Register of Historic Places listings in Le Sueur County, Minnesota facts for kids

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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Le Sueur County, Minnesota. It is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Le Sueur 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 26 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county. A supplementary list includes two additional sites that were formerly 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 John R. Andrews House
October 10, 1978
(#78003123)
County Highway 19
44°17′07″N 93°54′33″W / 44.285278°N 93.909167°W / 44.285278; -93.909167 (John R. Andrews House)
Kasota c. 1860 house of the nationally famous Andrews Opera Company family. As of April 15, 2013 this house is no longer at its listed location and is presumed destroyed.
2 Bridge No. 4846
Bridge No. 4846
February 17, 1981
(#81000681)
County Highway 102 over Minnesota Highway 22
(original location) Current coordinates are

44°15′59″N 93°53′54″W / 44.266342°N 93.898301°W / 44.266342; -93.898301 (Bridge No. 4846)
Kasota 1875 metal Pratt through truss bridge, the oldest example of its type on a Minnesota highway. In 1984 it was moved to Lake Washington County Park for use as a pedestrian bridge; this move was not approved and may have caused it to be de-listed.
3 Broadway Bridge
Broadway Bridge
August 5, 1999
(#99000934)
Minnesota Highway 99 over the Minnesota River
44°19′29″N 93°57′11″W / 44.324719°N 93.953024°W / 44.324719; -93.953024 (Broadway Bridge)
Ottawa Township 1931 through truss bridge. Extends into Nicollet County.
4 Carson H. Cosgrove House
Carson H. Cosgrove House
March 15, 1982
(#82004694)
228 S. 2nd
44°27′32″N 93°54′58″W / 44.458989°N 93.916108°W / 44.458989; -93.916108 (Carson H. Cosgrove House)
Le Sueur c. 1895 Victorian house of Carson Nesbit Cosgrove, head of Green Giant.
5 Arthur Dehn House
Arthur Dehn House
November 19, 1982
(#82000561)
Herbert St.
44°13′26″N 93°34′29″W / 44.223889°N 93.574722°W / 44.223889; -93.574722 (Arthur Dehn House)
Waterville Home of artist Adolf Dehn (typo led to "Alfred" Dehn on register) from 1914 to 1930. As of April 15, 2013 this house is no longer at its listed location and is presumed destroyed.
6 Dodd Road Discontiguous District
Dodd Road Discontiguous District
June 12, 2003
(#03000520)
County Road 148 west of Cleveland; County Road 136 from MN 13 to Cordova
44°19′39″N 93°37′47″W / 44.327548°N 93.629823°W / 44.327548; -93.629823 (Dodd Road Discontiguous District)
Cleveland and Kilkenny vicinities Two segments of a privately funded road built between Mendota and St. Peter in 1853, a key transportation artery in early south-central Minnesota. A third segment lies in Rice County.
7 Elysian Public School
Elysian Public School
February 17, 1981
(#81000677)
Northwest corner of NE Frank Ave. and NE 2nd St.
44°12′03″N 93°40′26″W / 44.200943°N 93.673806°W / 44.200943; -93.673806 (Elysian Public School)
Elysian 1895 brick school.
8 First National Bank
First National Bank
March 15, 1982
(#82004703)
112 E. Main
44°32′36″N 93°34′35″W / 44.543427°N 93.576503°W / 44.543427; -93.576503 (First National Bank)
New Prague 1922 Renaissance Revival bank with a terracotta façade.
9 Geldner Sawmill
Geldner Sawmill
June 11, 1975
(#75000991)
County Highway 13
44°16′29″N 93°44′38″W / 44.274799°N 93.743758°W / 44.274799; -93.743758 (Geldner Sawmill)
Cleveland c. 1860 sawmill. Now a county park.
10 German Evangelical Salem Church
German Evangelical Salem Church
March 15, 1982
(#82004696)
County Road 156
44°29′08″N 93°47′19″W / 44.485549°N 93.788474°W / 44.485549; -93.788474 (German Evangelical Salem Church)
Le Sueur 1870 frame Greek Revival church of a German immigrant congregation.
11 Hilltop Hall
Hilltop Hall
March 15, 1982
(#82004701)
206 N. 1st St.
44°26′25″N 93°34′53″W / 44.440195°N 93.58142°W / 44.440195; -93.58142 (Hilltop Hall)
Montgomery c. 1892 brick commercial building also housing a dance hall.
12 Hotel Broz
Hotel Broz
March 15, 1982
(#82004704)
212 W. Main
44°32′36″N 93°34′49″W / 44.543419°N 93.580274°W / 44.543419; -93.580274 (Hotel Broz)
New Prague 1898 brick Georgian Revival hotel.
13 Kasota Township Hall
Kasota Township Hall
February 17, 1981
(#81000679)
Hill and Rice Sts.
44°17′32″N 93°57′55″W / 44.292348°N 93.96524°W / 44.292348; -93.96524 (Kasota Township Hall)
Kasota 1889 brick municipal hall with Kasota limestone trim.
14 Kasota Village Hall
Kasota Village Hall
February 17, 1981
(#81000680)
Cherry and Webster Sts.
44°17′29″N 93°58′00″W / 44.291317°N 93.966747°W / 44.291317; -93.966747 (Kasota Village Hall)
Kasota 1898 brick Queen Anne municipal hall/fire station with Kasota limestone trim.
15 Le Sueur County Courthouse and Jail
Le Sueur County Courthouse and Jail
February 17, 1981
(#81000682)
88 S. Park Ave. and 130 S. Park Ave.
44°23′18″N 93°43′56″W / 44.388198°N 93.732093°W / 44.388198; -93.732093 (Le Sueur County Courthouse and Jail)
Le Center 1896 brick Richardsonian Romanesque courthouse with Kasota limestone trim and 1914 brick jail designed by Albert Schippel.
16 Dr. William W. Mayo House
Dr. William W. Mayo House
November 25, 1969
(#69000074)
118 N. Main St.
44°27′44″N 93°54′54″W / 44.462136°N 93.915108°W / 44.462136; -93.915108 (Dr. William W. Mayo House)
Le Sueur 1859 clapboard house of William Worrall Mayo, father of the Mayo Clinic's founders, and later owned by Carson Nesbit Cosgrove, head of Green Giant. Now a Minnesota Historical Society museum.
17 Methodist Episcopal Church
Methodist Episcopal Church
March 15, 1982
(#82004697)
Liberty and Whittier St.
44°23′03″N 93°56′53″W / 44.384033°N 93.947958°W / 44.384033; -93.947958 (Methodist Episcopal Church)
Ottawa 1859 limestone Greek Revival church. Also known as the Little Stone Church.
18 Needham-Hayes House
Needham-Hayes House
March 15, 1982
(#82004698)
Off Railroad St.
44°22′57″N 93°56′38″W / 44.382459°N 93.943845°W / 44.382459; -93.943845 (Needham-Hayes House)
Le Sueur c. 1870 brick house with limestone trim of a notable local settler.
19 Ottawa Township Hall
Ottawa Township Hall
March 15, 1982
(#82004705)
Buchanan and Bryant Sts.
44°23′00″N 93°56′47″W / 44.38335°N 93.9463°W / 44.38335; -93.9463 (Ottawa Township Hall)
Ottawa 1860 limestone Greek Revival municipal hall.
20 John Rinshed House
John Rinshed House
March 15, 1982
(#82004707)
Sumner and Whittier Sts.
44°22′56″N 93°56′53″W / 44.382312°N 93.947958°W / 44.382312; -93.947958 (John Rinshed House)
Ottawa 1870 limestone house.
21 Charles Schwartz House and Barn
Charles Schwartz House and Barn
March 15, 1982
(#82004708)
Off County Highway 23
44°23′36″N 93°56′53″W / 44.393358°N 93.948174°W / 44.393358; -93.948174 (Charles Schwartz House and Barn)
Ottawa 1870 limestone house and barn.
22 Smith-Cosgrove House
Smith-Cosgrove House
March 15, 1982
(#82004700)
228 S. Main St.
44°27′34″N 93°55′02″W / 44.45952°N 93.917342°W / 44.45952; -93.917342 (Smith-Cosgrove House)
Le Sueur c. 1878 brick Second Empire house.
23 George W. Taylor House
George W. Taylor House
September 5, 1975
(#75000992)
103 S. 2nd St.
44°27′38″N 93°54′51″W / 44.460563°N 93.914039°W / 44.460563; -93.914039 (George W. Taylor House)
Le Sueur 1890 Eastlake Movement house of a merchant and his wife, who was president of the national Women's Relief Corps organization.
24 Trinity Chapel-Episcopal
Trinity Chapel-Episcopal
March 15, 1982
(#82004695)
Sumner and Exchange Sts.
44°22′56″N 93°56′58″W / 44.382172°N 93.949543°W / 44.382172; -93.949543 (Trinity Chapel-Episcopal)
Ottawa 1861 limestone Gothic Revival chapel.
25 Union Hotel
Union Hotel
March 15, 1982
(#82004709)
201 Paquin St., E.
44°13′05″N 93°34′03″W / 44.217942°N 93.567554°W / 44.217942; -93.567554 (Union Hotel)
Waterville 1888 brick Italianate hotel.
26 Westerman Lumber Office and House
Westerman Lumber Office and House
March 15, 1982
(#82004702)
201 S. 1st St.
44°26′15″N 93°34′51″W / 44.437611°N 93.580919°W / 44.437611; -93.580919 (Westerman Lumber Office and House)
Montgomery 1895 house and office of lumberman Henry E. Westerman. Now houses a restaurant and roadside attraction.

Former listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Elysian Water Tower
Elysian Water Tower
February 17, 1981
(#81000678)
April 26, 1993
Frank Street
Elysian 1895 water tower. Demolished in 1989 to make way for a modern replacement.
2 David Patten Farmhouse
March 15, 1982
(#82004706)
January 15, 2003
Liberty Street
Ottawa 1863 limestone house. Demolished in 2002.

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