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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Rice County, Minnesota. It is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Rice 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 73 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county, including two National Historic Landmarks. A supplementary list includes three 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 Administration Building-Girls' Dormitory, Minnesota School for the Deaf
Administration Building-Girls' Dormitory, Minnesota School for the Deaf
November 6, 1986
(#86003095)
Minnesota Highway 299
44°17′51″N 93°15′35″W / 44.297394°N 93.259632°W / 44.297394; -93.259632 (Administration Building-Girls' Dormitory, Minnesota School for the Deaf)
Faribault 1912 Georgian Revival campus center designed by Clarence H. Johnston, Sr., example of the monumental architecture used for Minnesota state social institutions.
2 All Saints Church-Episcopal
All Saints Church-Episcopal
April 6, 1982
(#82003027)
Washington and 5th Streets
44°27′19″N 93°09′30″W / 44.455319°N 93.158245°W / 44.455319; -93.158245 (All Saints Church-Episcopal)
Northfield Highly intact example, built 1866, of the small Gothic Revival churches built from Richard Upjohn's published designs during Henry Benjamin Whipple's episcopate.
3 W. Roby Allen Oral Home School
W. Roby Allen Oral Home School
July 12, 1990
(#90001091)
525 5th Street NE
44°17′44″N 93°15′34″W / 44.295635°N 93.259394°W / 44.295635; -93.259394 (W. Roby Allen Oral Home School)
Faribault 1923 boarding school for the deaf founded by deaf education pioneer Bessie Blaker Allen.
4 Archibald Mill
Archibald Mill
October 8, 1976
(#76001071)
Railway Street
44°25′47″N 93°12′23″W / 44.429676°N 93.206444°W / 44.429676; -93.206444 (Archibald Mill)
Dundas 1857 and 1870 gristmill ruins of a progressive milling family that pioneered hard spring wheat, patent flour, and roller mills in the United States. Their "Dundas Straight" was considered the best flour in the nation.
5 Edward T. Archibald House
Edward T. Archibald House
June 17, 1976
(#76001072)
Hamilton and 2nd Streets
44°25′34″N 93°12′16″W / 44.426208°N 93.204369°W / 44.426208; -93.204369 (Edward T. Archibald House)
Dundas House occupied 1867–1885 by one of the Archibald Mill founders.
6 Ault Store
Ault Store
April 6, 1982
(#82003004)
206 2nd Street
44°25′43″N 93°12′10″W / 44.428588°N 93.202684°W / 44.428588; -93.202684 (Ault Store)
Dundas Last surviving commercial building of Dundas' original business district, built in 1866, and an example of Rice County's earliest commercial buildings.
7 Laura Baker School
Laura Baker School
March 29, 1978
(#78001560)
211 Oak Street
44°27′27″N 93°08′50″W / 44.457406°N 93.147281°W / 44.457406; -93.147281 (Laura Baker School)
Northfield Boarding school for students with mental retardation, founded in 1898 by special education pioneer Laura Baker. Also notable for its retention of the original 1880s building's Queen Anne architecture. All original buildings razed.
8 Batchelder's Block
Batchelder's Block
July 12, 1990
(#90001089)
120 Central Avenue North
44°17′31″N 93°16′07″W / 44.292083°N 93.268611°W / 44.292083; -93.268611 (Batchelder's Block)
Faribault Faribault's second-oldest commercial building, built 1868; also noted for its exceptional Italianate architecture.
9 Frank A. and Elizabeth Berry House
Frank A. and Elizabeth Berry House
August 9, 1990
(#90001172)
319 3rd Street NW
44°17′36″N 93°16′26″W / 44.293353°N 93.273868°W / 44.293353; -93.273868 (Frank A. and Elizabeth Berry House)
Faribault 1896 house designed by Olof Hanson, with transitional Queen Anne/Classical Revival architecture.
10 Bonde Farmhouse
Bonde Farmhouse
April 6, 1982
(#82003023)
County Road 27 and Minnesota Highway 246
44°20′44″N 93°04′49″W / 44.345504°N 93.080262°W / 44.345504; -93.080262 (Bonde Farmhouse)
Nerstrand vicinity 1875 farmhouse of a prominent Norwegian immigrant family; also listed for its local limestone construction and historic integrity.
11 Bridge No. 8096
Bridge No. 8096
June 26, 1998
(#98000719)
Minnesota Highway 19 over Spring Creek
44°27′51″N 93°09′14″W / 44.464032°N 93.153925°W / 44.464032; -93.153925 (Bridge No. 8096)
Northfield Unusual Gothic Revival masonry-veneer arch bridge stemming from a 1947 reconstruction of a 1914 bridge.
12 Cassius Buck House
Cassius Buck House
April 6, 1982
(#82003007)
124 1st Avenue SW
44°17′19″N 93°16′14″W / 44.288676°N 93.270442°W / 44.288676; -93.270442 (Cassius Buck House)
Faribault 1895 house also known as "Buckeye", listed for its association with a notable local banker/politician and its Neoclassical architecture.
13 Thomas Scott Buckham Memorial Library
Thomas Scott Buckham Memorial Library
April 6, 1982
(#82003008)
Central Avenue and Division Street
44°17′25″N 93°16′05″W / 44.290158°N 93.268001°W / 44.290158; -93.268001 (Thomas Scott Buckham Memorial Library)
Faribault 1930 Moderne library significant as an exemplary public building of that decade, as the longtime home of Faribault Public Library, and as a memorial to a notable local leader.
14 Louis Carufel and E. LaRose House
Louis Carufel and E. LaRose House
August 3, 1990
(#90001160)
425 3rd Street SW
44°17′13″N 93°16′32″W / 44.286878°N 93.275551°W / 44.286878; -93.275551 (Louis Carufel and E. LaRose House)
Faribault 1877 Gothic Revival house of local limestone, two aspects rare in Faribault, though modified in an 1883 Italianate remodeling.
15 Cathedral of Our Merciful Saviour and Guild House
Cathedral of Our Merciful Saviour and Guild House
August 10, 1979
(#79001253)
515 2nd Avenue NW
44°17′48″N 93°16′16″W / 44.296662°N 93.271053°W / 44.296662; -93.271053 (Cathedral of Our Merciful Saviour and Guild House)
Faribault Epicenter of the Episcopal Church in Minnesota and its first leader, Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple, featuring an 1862 cathedral notably designed by James Renwick, Jr. and an 1894 staff residence (added to listing February 19, 1982).
16 Chapel of the Good Shepherd
Chapel of the Good Shepherd
April 4, 1975
(#75001018)
At Shattuck School
44°18′05″N 93°15′39″W / 44.301419°N 93.260893°W / 44.301419; -93.260893 (Chapel of the Good Shepherd)
Faribault Exemplary 1871 Gothic Revival church with medieval-style center-facing pews, designed by Henry Martyn Congdon for one of Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple's first congregations, and the only surviving building from the original location of Whipple's Seabury Divinity School. Also a contributing property to the Shattuck Historic District.
17 Church of the Annunciation
Church of the Annunciation
April 6, 1982
(#82003033)
County Highway 46
44°30′56″N 93°17′13″W / 44.515475°N 93.287066°W / 44.515475; -93.287066 (Church of the Annunciation)
Webster Township 1913 church with an atypical American Craftsman design.
18 Church of the Holy Cross-Episcopal
Church of the Holy Cross-Episcopal
April 6, 1982
(#82003005)
2nd Street
44°25′33″N 93°12′14″W / 44.425749°N 93.203876°W / 44.425749; -93.203876 (Church of the Holy Cross-Episcopal)
Dundas 1868 church sponsored by milltown promoter John S. Archibald; also notable for its Gothic Revival architecture from Richard Upjohn's published designs.
19 Church of the Most Holy Trinity (Catholic)
Church of the Most Holy Trinity (Catholic)
November 13, 1997
(#97001424)
4938 North Washington Street
44°30′57″N 93°27′37″W / 44.515696°N 93.460194°W / 44.515696; -93.460194 (Church of the Most Holy Trinity (Catholic))
Wheatland Township 1905 church of a Catholic Czech American community.
20 Gordon Cole and Kate D. Turner House
Gordon Cole and Kate D. Turner House
August 3, 1990
(#90001150)
111 2nd Street NW
44°17′32″N 93°16′14″W / 44.292254°N 93.270447°W / 44.292254; -93.270447 (Gordon Cole and Kate D. Turner House)
Faribault c. 1856 house enlarged and embellished into one of Faribault's most elaborate frame Italianate residences.
21 Congregational Church of Faribault
Congregational Church of Faribault
May 12, 1977
(#77000768)
227 3rd Street NW
44°17′36″N 93°16′22″W / 44.293292°N 93.272803°W / 44.293292; -93.272803 (Congregational Church of Faribault)
Faribault 1867 stone Romanesque Revival church designed by Monroe Sheire for Rice County's oldest congregation, founded in 1856.
22 John N. and Elizabeth Taylor Clinton Cottrell House
John N. and Elizabeth Taylor Clinton Cottrell House
August 3, 1990
(#90001163)
127 1st Street NW
44°17′28″N 93°16′15″W / 44.291194°N 93.270865°W / 44.291194; -93.270865 (John N. and Elizabeth Taylor Clinton Cottrell House)
Faribault 1897 frame house, the only surviving example of Stick style architecture in Faribault.
23 Den Svenska Evangeliska Lutherska Christdala Forsamlingen
Den Svenska Evangeliska Lutherska Christdala Forsamlingen
May 18, 1995
(#95000617)
4695 Millersburg Rd.
44°25′57″N 93°21′27″W / 44.432492°N 93.357475°W / 44.432492; -93.357475 (Den Svenska Evangeliska Lutherska Christdala Forsamlingen)
Lonsdale vicinity 1878 frame church of Rice County's first Swedish farming community, symbolizing the influence of the Swedish Lutheran Church and Swedish immigration in rural Minnesota.
24 Reverend James Dobbin House
Reverend James Dobbin House
July 23, 1990
(#90001090)
1800 14th Street NE
44°18′41″N 93°15′51″W / 44.31133°N 93.264297°W / 44.31133; -93.264297 (Reverend James Dobbin House)
Faribault Exemplary 1874 Gothic Revival house of locally quarried limestone.
25 Dodd Road Discontiguous District
Dodd Road Discontiguous District
June 12, 2003
(#03000520)
Former County Road 61 (Circle Lake Trail, Falls Trail, Garfield Avenue, and Groveland Trail) between Millersburg and Shieldsville
44°25′04″N 93°23′37″W / 44.417755°N 93.393745°W / 44.417755; -93.393745 (Dodd Road Discontiguous District)
Lonsdale vicinity 6.8-mile (10.9 km) segment of a privately funded road built between Mendota and St. Peter in 1853, a key transportation artery in early south-central Minnesota. Two other segments lie in Le Sueur County.
26 Edwin S. Drake Farmhouse
Edwin S. Drake Farmhouse
April 6, 1982
(#82003028)
County Highway 22
44°25′32″N 93°09′44″W / 44.425434°N 93.162276°W / 44.425434; -93.162276 (Edwin S. Drake Farmhouse)
Bridgewater Township c. 1863 brick house of a prominent early settler, also notable as a well-preserved example of the farmhouses of the area's American-born settlers.
27 Episcopal Rectory
Episcopal Rectory
August 9, 1990
(#90001171)
112 6th Street NW
44°17′50″N 93°16′14″W / 44.29735°N 93.270586°W / 44.29735; -93.270586 (Episcopal Rectory)
Faribault 1897 frame Colonial Revival rectory, Faribault's most intact structure designed by Olof Hanson.
28 Faribault City Hall
Faribault City Hall
April 6, 1982
(#82003010)
208 1st Avenue NW
44°17′34″N 93°16′13″W / 44.292843°N 93.270316°W / 44.292843; -93.270316 (Faribault City Hall)
Faribault Renaissance Revival municipal facility built 1984–97, associated with Faribault's emergence as a regionally important city and with a period of civic development across Minnesota.
29 Faribault Historic Commercial District
Faribault Historic Commercial District
April 6, 1982
(#82003011)
Central Avenue and 2nd and 3rd Streets
44°17′35″N 93°16′06″W / 44.293077°N 93.268352°W / 44.293077; -93.268352 (Faribault Historic Commercial District)
Faribault One-block central business district dating to Faribault's peak growth as a regional trade center. The 19 commercial buildings constructed between 1870 and 1898 are also notable for their Italianate and Queen Anne architecture.
30 Faribault Viaduct
Faribault Viaduct
November 6, 1989
(#89001848)
Division Street over the Straight River
44°17′27″N 93°15′53″W / 44.290915°N 93.264592°W / 44.290915; -93.264592 (Faribault Viaduct)
Faribault Exemplary 1937 reinforced-concrete bridge with Art Deco/Classical Revival ornamentation, one of the last major examples built in Minnesota. Also notable as a civic project linking a city divided by a river and rail corridor.
31 Faribault Water Works
Faribault Water Works
April 6, 1982
(#82003012)
7th Street NW
44°17′54″N 93°16′57″W / 44.298422°N 93.282554°W / 44.298422; -93.282554 (Faribault Water Works)
Faribault Pumping station juxtaposing two different eras of municipal water supply, with an 1883 building funded by a private company and later purchased by the city, and a 1938 building constructed by the Works Progress Administration as a federal project.
32 Faribault Woolen Mill Company
Faribault Woolen Mill Company
May 23, 2012
(#12000283)
1500 2nd Ave., NW
44°18′25″N 93°16′21″W / 44.306891°N 93.272579°W / 44.306891; -93.272579 (Faribault Woolen Mill Company)
Faribault Minnesota's largest and longest-running woolen mill, beginning operations in 1892.
33 Alexander Faribault House
Alexander Faribault House
September 22, 1970
(#70000309)
12 1st Avenue NE
44°17′28″N 93°16′01″W / 44.291042°N 93.267071°W / 44.291042; -93.267071 (Alexander Faribault House)
Faribault 1853 Greek Revival house of influential fur trader Alexander Faribault; the first wood-frame house built in Rice County. Now managed by the Rice County Historical Society.
34 Farmer Seed and Nursery Company
Farmer Seed and Nursery Company
April 6, 1982
(#82003013)
818 4th Street NW
44°17′42″N 93°16′56″W / 44.294902°N 93.282128°W / 44.294902; -93.282128 (Farmer Seed and Nursery Company)
Faribault Seed warehouse expanded several times between 1899 and the 1920s, symbolizing Faribault's importance as an agricultural distribution center.
35 Goodsell Observatory--Carleton College
Goodsell Observatory--Carleton College
May 12, 1975
(#75001025)
Off 1st Street East
44°27′43″N 93°09′09″W / 44.461903°N 93.152475°W / 44.461903; -93.152475 (Goodsell Observatory--Carleton College)
Northfield 1887 observatory and official regional timekeeping station, also notable for its collection of vintage scientific equipment and association with astronomer William W. Payne.
36 M. P. Holman House
M. P. Holman House
August 3, 1990
(#90001162)
107 3rd Avenue NW
44°17′30″N 93°16′22″W / 44.291631°N 93.272654°W / 44.291631; -93.272654 (M. P. Holman House)
Faribault c. 1875 brick Italianate house.
37 Hospital, State School for the Feeble Minded
Hospital, State School for the Feeble Minded
April 6, 1982
(#82003014)
Off 6th Avenue SE
44°16′56″N 93°15′28″W / 44.282222°N 93.257778°W / 44.282222; -93.257778 (Hospital, State School for the Feeble Minded)
Faribault 1900 mental retardation resource facility where pioneering psychologist A.R.T. Wiley had his laboratory. Likely demolished (see talk page).
38 John Hutchinson House
John Hutchinson House
April 6, 1982
(#82003015)
305 2nd Street NW
44°17′32″N 93°16′24″W / 44.292144°N 93.273396°W / 44.292144; -93.273396 (John Hutchinson House)
Faribault 1892 frame Queen Anne house of a prosperous furniture factory owner. Now a bed and breakfast.
39 Johnston Hall-Seabury Divinity School
Johnston Hall-Seabury Divinity School
March 21, 1975
(#75001022)
1st and State Streets SE
44°17′21″N 93°15′26″W / 44.289048°N 93.25712°W / 44.289048; -93.25712 (Johnston Hall-Seabury Divinity School)
Faribault 1888 Romanesque Revival library/faculty residence, the best surviving building of the Seabury Divinity School established by Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple that produced many Episcopal leaders and missionaries.
40 Vincent and Elizabeth Lieb House
Vincent and Elizabeth Lieb House
July 23, 1990
(#90001093)
201 4th Avenue SW
44°17′18″N 93°16′27″W / 44.288253°N 93.274234°W / 44.288253; -93.274234 (Vincent and Elizabeth Lieb House)
Faribault 1862 vernacular limestone house.
41 Lonsdale Public School
Lonsdale Public School
August 30, 1979
(#79001254)
3rd Avenue SW
44°28′40″N 93°25′54″W / 44.477874°N 93.431738°W / 44.477874; -93.431738 (Lonsdale Public School)
Lonsdale 1908 public school notable for its role in local education and its juxtaposition of simple pattern architecture with ornate decoration.
42 Drew H. Lord House
Drew H. Lord House
April 6, 1982
(#82003029)
201 East 3rd
44°27′27″N 93°09′30″W / 44.45763°N 93.15828°W / 44.45763; -93.15828 (Drew H. Lord House)
Northfield 1887 house of a prolific and successful local builder; also significant for its Eastlake Movement architecture.
43 Wiliam Martin House
Wiliam Martin House
April 6, 1982
(#82003006)
Bridge and 1st Streets
44°25′41″N 93°12′15″W / 44.42795°N 93.204274°W / 44.42795; -93.204274 (Wiliam Martin House)
Dundas 1869 house dating to Dundas's economic peak as a regional milling center; also recognized for its transitional Greek Revival/Italianate architecture.
44 Cormack McCall House
Cormack McCall House
August 3, 1990
(#90001149)
817 Ravine Street NE
44°17′40″N 93°15′20″W / 44.294501°N 93.255575°W / 44.294501; -93.255575 (Cormack McCall House)
Faribault c. 1871 house of a prominent local stonemason, also an example of vernacular stone architecture used in Faribault's early working class homes.
45 Thomas McCall House
Thomas McCall House
August 3, 1990
(#90001159)
102 4th Avenue SW
44°17′22″N 93°16′29″W / 44.289307°N 93.274806°W / 44.289307; -93.274806 (Thomas McCall House)
Faribault One of Faribault's finest houses of local limestone, built for himself in 1868 by a notable local stonemason. Also recognized for its Italianate architecture from a 1908 remodelling.
46 Timothy J. McCarthy Building
Timothy J. McCarthy Building
August 3, 1990
(#90001161)
24 3rd Street NW
44°17′38″N 93°16′10″W / 44.293794°N 93.269467°W / 44.293794; -93.269467 (Timothy J. McCarthy Building)
Faribault Ornate 1884 Italianate commercial building featuring Faribault's only polished marble façade.
47 Thomas and Bridget Shanahan McMahon House
Thomas and Bridget Shanahan McMahon House
July 19, 1990
(#90001112)
603 Division Street East
44°17′26″N 93°15′31″W / 44.290459°N 93.258747°W / 44.290459; -93.258747 (Thomas and Bridget Shanahan McMahon House)
Faribault 1871 vernacular stone house, a well-preserved example of Faribault's early working class homes.
48 Nerstrand City Hall
Nerstrand City Hall
April 6, 1982
(#82003024)
Main St.
44°20′30″N 93°04′04″W / 44.341683°N 93.067876°W / 44.341683; -93.067876 (Nerstrand City Hall)
Nerstrand 1908 city hall representative of Nerstrand's early growth, and Rice County's best example of municipal buildings of the early 20th century.
49 Northfield Commercial Historic District
Northfield Commercial Historic District
June 11, 1979
(#79003125)
Roughly bounded by Water, Division, 3rd, and 5th Sts.
44°27′23″N 93°09′39″W / 44.456398°N 93.160758°W / 44.456398; -93.160758 (Northfield Commercial Historic District)
Northfield 4-block town center dating back to 1856 that preserves its historical mixed-use planning around a scenic riverway. Contains 55 contributing properties.
50 Noyes Hall, State School for the Deaf
Noyes Hall, State School for the Deaf
May 12, 1975
(#75001020)
Off 6th Avenue NE
44°17′49″N 93°15′42″W / 44.296876°N 93.261531°W / 44.296876; -93.261531 (Noyes Hall, State School for the Deaf)
Faribault Monumental deaf academy building constructed 1902–1910 with a Neoclassical rotunda, showing the emphasis placed on state-run special education institutions in Minnesota.
51 Jonathon L. and Elizabeth H. Wadsworth Noyes House
Jonathon L. and Elizabeth H. Wadsworth Noyes House
August 9, 1990
(#90001170)
105 1st Ave., NW.
44°17′30″N 93°16′10″W / 44.291649°N 93.269488°W / 44.291649; -93.269488 (Jonathon L. and Elizabeth H. Wadsworth Noyes House)
Faribault 1896 Queen Anne/Shingle Style house designed by Olof Hanson, one of the most intact examples of his residential work.
52 John C. Nutting House
John C. Nutting House
October 15, 1970
(#70000310)
217 Union St.
44°27′28″N 93°09′24″W / 44.457688°N 93.156653°W / 44.457688; -93.156653 (John C. Nutting House)
Northfield Northfield's only surviving large, brick house from the late 19th century, built 1887–8. Now the official residence for the president of Carleton College.
53 Old Main, Saint Olaf College
Old Main, Saint Olaf College
June 3, 1976
(#76001073)
St. Olaf College campus
44°27′34″N 93°10′49″W / 44.459328°N 93.180256°W / 44.459328; -93.180256 (Old Main, Saint Olaf College)
Northfield 1877 campus center, symbol of a school founded by Norwegian Lutheran immigrants to provide education and preserve their heritage, also notable for its Gothic Revival architecture.
54 Osmund Osmundson House
Osmund Osmundson House
April 6, 1982
(#82003025)
East Nerstrand and North Main Streets
44°20′38″N 93°03′54″W / 44.34396°N 93.065019°W / 44.34396; -93.065019 (Osmund Osmundson House)
Nerstrand 1880 house of the Norwegian immigrant homesteader who founded Nerstrand.
55 John Gottlieb Pfeiffer House
John Gottlieb Pfeiffer House
August 3, 1990
(#90001151)
931 3rd Avenue NW
44°18′05″N 93°16′23″W / 44.301408°N 93.272924°W / 44.301408; -93.272924 (John Gottlieb Pfeiffer House)
Faribault 1868 house of a prominent local stonemason, also an example of the vernacular stone architecture used in Faribault's working class homes.
56 Phelps Library, Shattuck School
Phelps Library, Shattuck School
April 4, 1975
(#75001021)
Off Shumway Avenue
44°18′10″N 93°15′45″W / 44.302665°N 93.262623°W / 44.302665; -93.262623 (Phelps Library, Shattuck School)
Faribault 1869 Gothic Revival library, oldest surviving building of an Episcopal boys' boarding school established by Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple. Also a contributing property to the Shattuck Historic District.
57 Rice County Courthouse and Jail
Rice County Courthouse and Jail
April 6, 1982
(#82003016)
218 3rd St., NW.
44°17′38″N 93°16′17″W / 44.293889°N 93.271389°W / 44.293889; -93.271389 (Rice County Courthouse and Jail)
Faribault 1934 Art Deco courthouse and 1910 brick jail, both replacements for earlier structures, showing the continuity and evolution of Rice County government buildings.
58 Rock Island Depot
Rock Island Depot
April 6, 1982
(#82003017)
3rd Street and 1st Avenue NE
44°17′39″N 93°15′56″W / 44.29424°N 93.265434°W / 44.29424; -93.265434 (Rock Island Depot)
Faribault 1902 passenger depot that completed Faribault's rail network—securing its development as a regional trade center—and the best-preserved trackside facility of Rice County's rail towns.
59 O. E. Rolvaag House
O. E. Rolvaag House
August 4, 1969
(#69000078)
311 Manitou St.
44°27′46″N 93°10′21″W / 44.462837°N 93.172477°W / 44.462837; -93.172477 (O. E. Rolvaag House)
Northfield Home of author Ole Edvart Rølvaag from 1912 to his death in 1931, who portrayed the psychological cost of frontier life in novels like Giants in the Earth (1927).
60 Saint Mary's Hall
Saint Mary's Hall
April 6, 1982
(#82003019)
4th Street NE and 4th Avenue NE
44°17′43″N 93°15′47″W / 44.295394°N 93.263186°W / 44.295394; -93.263186 (Saint Mary's Hall)
Faribault 1926 Gothic Revival school building designed by Clarence H. Johnston, Sr. for an Episcopal girls' boarding school established in 1866.
61 Scriver Block Building
Scriver Block Building
May 5, 1978
(#78001561)
Bridge Square and Division Street
44°27′21″N 93°09′38″W / 44.455829°N 93.16044°W / 44.455829; -93.16044 (Scriver Block Building)
Northfield c. 1867 commercial building, site of the James-Younger Gang's failed bank robbery on September 7, 1876 that led to their downfall. Now a Northfield Historical Society museum. Also a contributing property to the Northfield Commercial Historic District.
62 Scoville Memorial Library
Scoville Memorial Library
April 6, 1982
(#82003030)
1st Street East and College Street
44°27′36″N 93°09′22″W / 44.460091°N 93.156057°W / 44.460091; -93.156057 (Scoville Memorial Library)
Northfield Built in 1896 as one of the first standalone libraries for a small Midwestern college, and one of the few original campus buildings left at Carlton College. Also noted for its Richardsonian Romanesque architecture.
63 Shattuck Historic District
Shattuck Historic District
April 6, 1982
(#82003018)
Shumway Avenue
44°18′08″N 93°15′37″W / 44.3021°N 93.260401°W / 44.3021; -93.260401 (Shattuck Historic District)
Faribault Central campus of Faribault's prominent Episcopal schools, with 20 contributing properties built 1869–1957. Also noted for its Gothic Revival architecture.
64 Shumway Hall and Morgan Refectory-Shattuck School
Shumway Hall and Morgan Refectory-Shattuck School
April 4, 1975
(#75001023)
Off Shumway Avenue
44°18′09″N 93°15′36″W / 44.3025°N 93.26°W / 44.3025; -93.26 (Shumway Hall and Morgan Refectory-Shattuck School)
Faribault 1887 and 1888 campus buildings of a renowned boys' boarding school, further noted for their Romanesque/Gothic Revival architecture. Also a contributing property to the Shattuck Historic District.
65 Skinner Memorial Chapel
Skinner Memorial Chapel
April 6, 1982
(#82003031)
1st, Winona, and College Streets
44°27′37″N 93°09′17″W / 44.460185°N 93.154726°W / 44.460185; -93.154726 (Skinner Memorial Chapel)
Northfield 1916 chapel significant for its late Gothic Revival architecture and visual contribution to the Carlton College campus.
66 Steensland Library-Saint Olaf College
Steensland Library-Saint Olaf College
April 6, 1982
(#82003020)
Off Saint Olaf Avenue
44°27′35″N 93°10′50″W / 44.459662°N 93.180635°W / 44.459662; -93.180635 (Steensland Library-Saint Olaf College)
Northfield Built in 1902, a rare surviving building from St. Olaf College's early days; also a good example of Neoclassical architecture and early standalone college libraries.
67 Theopold Mercantile Co. Wholesale Grocery Building
Theopold Mercantile Co. Wholesale Grocery Building
April 6, 1982
(#82003021)
1st Avenue and 3rd Street NE
44°17′38″N 93°15′59″W / 44.293839°N 93.266444°W / 44.293839; -93.266444 (Theopold Mercantile Co. Wholesale Grocery Building)
Faribault 1893 wholesale warehouse representing Faribault's importance as a regional distribution center.
68 Trondhjem Norwegian Lutheran Church
Trondhjem Norwegian Lutheran Church
September 7, 2001
(#01000945)
8501 Garfield Avenue
44°27′51″N 93°24′08″W / 44.464133°N 93.402162°W / 44.464133; -93.402162 (Trondhjem Norwegian Lutheran Church)
Lonsdale vicinity 1899 church and cemetery, a prominent hilltop symbol of the surrounding Norwegian American pioneer community.
69 Valley Grove
Valley Grove
April 6, 1982
(#82003026)
County Road 29 off Minnesota Highway 246
44°21′42″N 93°06′03″W / 44.36164°N 93.100843°W / 44.36164; -93.100843 (Valley Grove)
Nerstrand vicinity Adjacent 1862 stone church and 1894 frame Gothic Revival church reflecting two phases of rural Norwegian American life in a dramatic hilltop tableau.
70 Thorstein Veblen Farmstead
Thorstein Veblen Farmstead
June 30, 1975
(#75001024)
Northeast of Nerstrand off Minnesota Highway 246
44°20′53″N 93°02′49″W / 44.348094°N 93.04685°W / 44.348094; -93.04685 (Thorstein Veblen Farmstead)
Nerstrand vicinity c. 1875 family farm of influential social thinker Thorstein Veblen (1857–1929).
71 Adam Weyer Wagon Shop
Adam Weyer Wagon Shop
July 12, 1990
(#90001088)
32 2nd Street NE
44°17′34″N 93°16′01″W / 44.292718°N 93.266982°W / 44.292718; -93.266982 (Adam Weyer Wagon Shop)
Faribault 1874 wagon and blacksmith shop, the most intact of Faribault's earliest stone industrial buildings.
72 Willis Hall
Willis Hall
June 13, 1975
(#75001026)
College Street
44°27′39″N 93°09′22″W / 44.460787°N 93.156031°W / 44.460787; -93.156031 (Willis Hall)
Northfield Original building of Carlton College, built 1868–1872; also noted for its Second Empire architecture.
73 Hudson Wilson House
Hudson Wilson House
April 6, 1982
(#82003022)
104 1st Avenue NW
44°17′30″N 93°16′13″W / 44.291655°N 93.27034°W / 44.291655; -93.27034 (Hudson Wilson House)
Faribault 1876 Second Empire house of an influential civic leader in early Faribault.

Former listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Blind Department Building and Dow Hall, State School for the Blind
Blind Department Building and Dow Hall, State School for the Blind
July 25, 1990
(#90001092)
November 7, 2016
400 6th Avenue SE
44°17′12″N 93°15′36″W / 44.286761°N 93.260048°W / 44.286761; -93.260048 (Blind Department Building and Dow Hall, State School for the Blind)
Faribault 1874 and 1883 buildings of the State School for the Blind, one of Minnesota's four early state-funded special education institutions. Dow Hall was demolished and marked with a memorial.
2 Church of St. Patrick-Catholic
April 6, 1982
(#82003032)
June 11, 2003
Co. Hwy. 10 (Dodd Rd.)
Faribault vicinity 1888 church of Minnesota's first Irish immigrant community. Burned down in 2002.
3 Dump Road Bridge
November 6, 1989
(#89001835)
July 1, 2002
Twp. Rd. 45 over Straight River
Faribault vicinity Exemplified a common style of Pratt through truss bridges and the work of notable Minnesotan bridge contractor A.Y. Bayne. Demolished in 2001.

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