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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Meeker County, Minnesota.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Meeker 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. Another property was once listed but has been removed.

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 Henry Ames House
Henry Ames House
August 9, 1984
Minnesota Highway 24
45°08′54″N 94°29′55″W / 45.148452°N 94.498698°W / 45.148452; -94.498698 (Henry Ames House)
Litchfield 1888 brick house of a notable local contractor.
2 Bridge No. 90980
Bridge No. 90980
January 9, 1997
County Road 190 over the North Fork of the Crow River
45°12′08″N 94°22′45″W / 45.202092°N 94.37917°W / 45.202092; -94.37917 (Bridge No. 90980)
Forest City 1899 steel Pratt through truss bridge.
3 Brightwood Beach Cottage
Brightwood Beach Cottage
May 22, 1978
S. Ripley Dr.
45°05′54″N 94°32′22″W / 45.098285°N 94.539338°W / 45.098285; -94.539338 (Brightwood Beach Cottage)
Litchfield 1889 octagon house built as part of a resort.
4 District No. 48 School
District No. 48 School
January 25, 1997
17757 745th Ave.
45°03′54″N 94°15′40″W / 45.064972°N 94.260997°W / 45.064972; -94.260997 (District No. 48 School)
Dassel 1870 frame one-room schoolhouse.
5 Grand Army of the Republic Hall
Grand Army of the Republic Hall
May 21, 1975
370 N. Marshall St.
45°07′45″N 94°31′35″W / 45.129137°N 94.526322°W / 45.129137; -94.526322 (Grand Army of the Republic Hall)
Litchfield 1885 brick Grand Army of the Republic meeting hall. Now part of the Meeker County Historical Society Museum.
6 Litchfield Commercial Historic District
Litchfield Commercial Historic District
March 1, 1996
N. Sibley Ave. between Depot and 3rd Sts.
45°07′39″N 94°31′41″W / 45.127404°N 94.528111°W / 45.127404; -94.528111 (Litchfield Commercial Historic District)
Litchfield Late-19th and early-20th century buildings of an agricultural commerce hub.
7 Litchfield Opera House
Litchfield Opera House
October 4, 1984
126 N. Marshall Ave.
45°07′38″N 94°31′35″W / 45.127263°N 94.526311°W / 45.127263; -94.526311 (Litchfield Opera House)
Litchfield 1900 brick Renaissance Revival performance hall.
8 Pipe Lake Fort
June 26, 2003
Off County Road 1, Cedar Mills Township
44°55′56″N 94°35′44″W / 44.932222°N 94.595556°W / 44.932222; -94.595556 (Pipe Lake Fort)
Cosmos Remnants of the state's only surviving sod fort, one of 12 military forts built in Minnesota in 1863 following the Dakota War of 1862.
9 Trinity Episcopal Church
Trinity Episcopal Church
June 20, 1975
400 N. Sibley Ave.
45°07′48″N 94°31′40″W / 45.130041°N 94.527775°W / 45.130041; -94.527775 (Trinity Episcopal Church)
Litchfield Superlative Carpenter Gothic church built in 1871, believed to have been designed by Richard Upjohn.
10 Universal Laboratories Building
Universal Laboratories Building
March 1, 1996
901 1st St., N.
45°05′10″N 94°18′28″W / 45.086195°N 94.30779°W / 45.086195; -94.30779 (Universal Laboratories Building)
Dassel 1937 facility that became the key U.S. processor of ergot for drug manufacturing, a novel and timely enterprise on the eve of World War II. Now houses a local history museum.

Former listing

Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 West End Elevator
March 14, 1985
November 30, 1987
4th St. and Atlantic Ave.
Dassel 1885 grain elevator. Burned down in 1987.
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