National Register of Historic Places listings in Pipestone County, Minnesota facts for kids
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Pipestone County, Minnesota. It is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Pipestone 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 14 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county, including a National Monument. A supplementary list includes one additional site that was formerly on the National Register. Many of Pipestone County's listings are constructed of locally quarried Sioux Quartzite.
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
|201 W. Wall St.
||Jasper||1891 vestige of the abandoned town of North Sioux Falls, Minnesota, relocated c. 1893 as the first in a row of Sioux Quartzite buildings on Jasper's main street.|
|2||Burlington Cedar Rapids and Northern Depot||
|400 N. Hiawatha Ave.
||Pipestone||1890 railway station symbolizing the importance of railroads in southwestern Minnesota's development.|
|104 W. Main St.
||Pipestone||1888 hotel listed for its architectural prominence and importance to Pipestone's early commerce. Also a contributing property to the Pipestone Commercial Historic District.|
|4||Cannomok'e-Pipestone National Monument||
|Off Hiawatha Ave.
||Pipestone vicinity||Primary source of pipestone quarried by Plains Indians from prehistory to present for ceremonial pipes and other sacred or artistic items. Now a National Park unit.|
|5||Gerber Hospital and Garage||
|120 E. Wall St.
||Jasper||Hospital clinic built c. 1913, noted for its unusual use of Sioux Quartzite on a Stick style design.|
|6||Ihlen Mercantile Company||
|Holman St. and Sherman Ave.
||Ihlen||1892 home of Ihlen's first business, also noted as southwestern Minnesota's most intact frame commercial building.|
|7||Pipestone Commercial Historic District||
|Along Main St. between 2nd Ave. NW./SW. and 2nd Ave. NE./SE.
||Pipestone||Two-block district featuring Minnesota's greatest concentration of Sioux Quartzite buildings, with 22 contributing properties mostly dating to the 1890s.|
|8||Pipestone County Courthouse||
|416 S. Hiawatha
||Pipestone||1900 courthouse, significant as the county's seat of government and most elaborate architecture and use of Sioux Quartzite.|
|9||Pipestone Indian School Superintendent's House||
|Off N. Hiawatha Ave.
||Pipestone||1907 staff housing, a rare vestige in Minnesota of federal Native American boarding schools such as Pipestone Indian School, which operated 1892–1953.|
|10||Pipestone Public Library||
|3rd St., SE. and S. Hiawatha Ave.
||Pipestone||1904 Carnegie library also significant for its architecture, designed by Joseph Schwartz in Sioux Quartzite.|
|11||Pipestone Water Tower||
|2nd St., NE.
||Pipestone||1920 water tower, one of the first to be built with concrete. Designer L.P. Wolff pioneered the method in 1918 for the nearly identical Brainerd Water Tower in Brainerd, Minnesota.|
|12||John Rowe House||
|200 E. 2nd St.
||Jasper||Unusual stone bungalow built c. 1905, juxtaposing a common design with an atypical construction material.|
|13||Split Rock Bridge||
|County Road 54 over Split Rock Creek
||Ihlen vicinity||Quartzite arch bridge built 1937–38, noted for its aesthetic simplicity and 50-foot (15 m) length—the longest stone arch span on a Minnesota highway.|
|119 W. Wall St.
||Jasper||One of Jasper's earliest and most intact quartzite buildings, constructed in 1894.|
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Date removed||Location||City or town||Summary|
|1||Christianson House and Store||
||208 E. 2nd St.
||Jasper||1888 department store and residence. Moved in 1981.|
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