National Register of Historic Places listings in Redwood County, Minnesota facts for kids
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Redwood County, Minnesota. It is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Redwood 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 24 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.
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
|1||J.A. Anderson House||
|402 4th Ave.
||Lamberton||Redwood County's most prominent example of a Queen Anne house, built c. 1900.|
|2||Bank of Redwood Falls Building||
||Redwood Falls||Small bank building constructed c. 1885, significant for the integrity of its outsized Richardsonian Romanesque features on the Redwood Falls streetscape.|
|3||Birch Coulee School||
|Off County Highway 2, south of Morton
||Morton vicinity||Schoolhouse active 1891–1920 on the Lower Sioux Indian Reservation, a reminder of federal efforts at cultural assimilation of Native Americans through formal education. The earliest and best preserved of Minnesota's surviving Native American education facilities.|
|4||Chicago and North Western Railroad Depot||
||Lucan||1902 railway station symbolizing the key role of railroads in the area's agricultural development and the siting of its towns.|
|5||H.D. Chollar House||
|4th and Minnesota Sts.
||Redwood Falls||Redwood Falls' only Italianate house, built c. 1878. Also noted for its owner's association with the local railside lumber yard, an important early business in most area towns.|
|6||City Blacksmith Shop||
|Douglas St. and 2nd Ave.
||Lamberton||c. 1898 blacksmith shop with much of its original equipment, a leading example of a key service in many of the area's communities catering to the agricultural sector. Now managed by the Lamberton Area Historical Society.|
|7||Clements State Bank Building||
|1st and Pine Sts.
||Clements||1902 bank building—founded, like the Milroy State Bank Building, by businessmen from Springfield, Minnesota—representing the commercial investment of outsiders in a string of towns platted on a new railroad line.|
|Front and Main Sts.
||Wabasso||1901 hotel nominated as a rare surviving example of a privately funded, frame hotel serving a small-town railroad junction. Likely demolished (see talk page).|
|9||Delhi Coronet Band Hall||
||Delhi||1896 community band hall significant as the venue for many political and social events in Delhi Township's development. Likely demolished (see talk page).|
|10||District No. 8 School||
|County Road 70
||Clements vicinity||1908 example of Redwood County's rural schoolhouses, particularly notable for the retention of its original outbuildings (a barn and outhouse).|
|Minnesota Highway 67
||Redwood Falls vicinity||1882 farm of Charles Duncan Gilfillan (1831–1902) and his son (1872–1962), significant for their role in developing St. Paul and Redwood County, and their promotion of progressive farming in southwest Minnesota. The large farmstead is also associated with the alienation of seized Dakota reservation land. Now managed by the Redwood County Historical Society.|
|12||Gimmestad Land and Loan Office||
||Belview||Rare intact example of an early office building—built in 1892—and a representative of the once-common land and loan offices that promoted small town commerce.|
|North and Main Sts.
||North Redwood||1872 home of notable settler J.S.G. Honner (d. 1888) and later Thomas Hosken (d. 1929), Honner's successor in a locally important quarrying operation.|
|14||Lower Sioux Agency||
|32469 County Road 2
||Morton||Site of the 1853 federal administrative center for the Lower Sioux Indian Reservation, destroyed at the outbreak of the Dakota War of 1862. Now a state/tribal museum containing a restored 1861 stone warehouse.|
|15||Milroy State Bank Building||
|Superior St. and Euclid Ave.
||Milroy||1902 bank building—founded, like the Clements State Bank Building, by businessmen from Springfield, Minnesota—representing the commercial investment of outsiders in a string of towns platted on a new railroad line.|
|16||Minneapolis and St. Louis Railroad Depot||
|Off Main St.
||Belview||1892 railway station symbolizing the key role of railroads in the area's agricultural development and the siting of its towns.|
||Belview||Well-preserved example of a rural theater hall, built in 1901, with simplified Queen Anne architecture.|
|18||Ramsey Park Swayback Bridge||
||Redwood Falls||Unique park bridge built by the Works Progress Administration in 1938.|
|19||Redwood Falls Carnegie Library||
|334 S. Jefferson St.
||Redwood Falls||1904 Carnegie library, significant for having the most intact exterior of Redwood County's early educational buildings.|
|20||Redwood Falls Retaining Wall Roadside Development Project||
|Junction of MN 19 & US 71
||Redwood Falls||Exemplary early roadside development built 1934–36 by the Minnesota Department of Highways to increase safety and aesthetics along the developing state highway system.|
|21||Revere Fire Hall||
||Revere||Fire station built c. 1900, representative of common, specialized municipal buildings.|
|22||St. Cornelia's Episcopal Church||
|38378 Reservation Hwy 101
||Morton vicinity||Church built 1889–91 for a returning Dakota congregation after years of exile from Minnesota following the Dakota War of 1862. Also an example of the Episcopal missionary work among Native Americans and fine Gothic Revival church construction under Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple.|
|23||Scenic City Cooperative Oil Company||
|2nd and Mill Sts.
||Redwood Falls||Distinctive service station built c. 1925, dating to the advent of widespread automobile use in Redwood County.|
|24||Walnut Grove Creamery Association||
|521 Main St.
||Walnut Grove||1930 cooperative milk-processing facility, a well-preserved example of the small early-20th-century creameries serving the region's dairy farming industry.|
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Date removed||Location||City or town||Summary|
|1||Lamberton Farmers Elevator||
||1st Ave. and Douglas St.
||Lamberton||Unusual brick grain elevator built in 1916. Fell into disrepair and demolished by the city in 1989.|
||Euclid Ave. and Cherry St.
||Milroy||1902 Italianate commercial building. Demolished in 1998.|
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