National Register of Historic Places listings in Wabasha County, Minnesota facts for kids
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Wabasha County, Minnesota. It is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Wabasha 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 25 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county. A supplementary list includes one additional site that was formerly on the National Register.
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
|1||Bear Valley Grange Hall||
|County Road 3
||Zumbro Falls vicinity||Wabasha County's only surviving Grange hall—built in 1874—and a rare example of a chartered grange that built their own meeting hall rather than use an existing space.|
|2||Bridge No. 5827-Zumbro Falls||
|Minnesota 60 over a streambed
||Zumbro Falls||1938 arch bridge built by the Works Progress Administration with a modular iron-plate substructure and masonry façade.|
|3||William H. and Alma Downer Campbell House||
|211 W. 2nd St.
||Wabasha||One of Wabasha's largest and most prominent houses when it was built overlooking downtown in 1874.|
|4||Lorenz and Lugerde Ginthner House||
|130 W. 3rd St.
||Wabasha||Elaborate 1882 Italianate house, the most detailed and intact residence of the Red Brick Houses in Wabasha, Minnesota Associated with Merchant-Tradesmen MPS.|
|5||Grace Memorial Episcopal Church||
|205 E. 3rd St.
||Wabasha||Landmark 1900 English Gothic church designed by Cass Gilbert.|
|6||Hurd House-Anderson Hotel||
|333 W. Main St.
||Wabasha||1856 hotel expanded in 1887, associated with the rapid commercial growth of Wabasha as a river and rail transportation hub. Also a contributing property to the Wabasha Commercial Historic District.|
|7||King Coulee Site||
||Lake City vicinity||Precolumbian campsite used c. 3500 BCE–1000 CE.|
|8||Lucas Kuehn House||
|306 E. Main St.
||Wabasha||Wabasha's first Italianate house—built in 1878—and home of the town's leading 19th-century merchant.|
|9||Lake City and Rochester Stage Road-Mount Pleasant Section||
|Along U.S. 63 southwest of Lake City
||Lake City vicinity||Short section of an 1858 stagecoach road funded by Lake City investors to increase trade with the state's interior; some of the first transportation infrastructure in southeastern Minnesota.|
|10||Lake City City Hall||
|205 W. Center St.
||Lake City||1899 city hall, Lake City's most architecturally prominent public building and its longstanding government center.|
|11||Lake Zumbro Hydroelectric Generating Plant||
|Along County Road 21 at the northern end of Lake Zumbro
||Mazeppa vicinity||Powerhouse and dam built 1917–1919, a representative work of pioneering early-20th-century hydroelectric engineer Hugh Lincoln Cooper (1865–1937), and the Minnesota native's only homestate project.|
|12||Patrick H. Rahilly House||
|3 miles west of Lake City along County Road 15
||Lake City vicinity||1880 home of one of southern Minnesota's first successful entrepreneurs and farmers. Also noted as an Italian Villa style residence unusually located in a rural setting. Boundary expanded March 2, 1979.|
|13||Reads Landing Overlook||
||Reads Landing vicinity||Scenic overlook of Lake Pepin built 1939–40, a notable example of early Minnesota highway waysides built with federal work relief aid, the work of landscape architect Arthur R. Nichols, and National Park Service rustic design.|
|14||Reads Landing School||
|3rd St. and 1st Ave.
||Reads Landing||One of Minnesota's first brick schools—built in 1870—and a symbol of Reads Landing's peak as a lumber milling boomtown. Now the Wabasha County Historical Society Museum.|
|15||Clara and Julius Schmidt House||
|418 E. 2nd St.
||Wabasha||1888 Italianate example of the brick houses constructed by Wabasha's late-19th-century merchant class, one made particularly distinctive by its tinwork details.|
|16||Henry S. and Magdalena Schwedes House||
|230 E. Main St.
||Wabasha||1882 house typifying Italianate architecture in its peak year of popularity in Wabasha.|
|17||James C. and Agnes M. Stout House||
|310 S. Oak St.
||Lake City||Exemplary Carpenter Gothic cottage built in 1872.|
|18||Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church||
||Millville||Small 1874 church and cemetery used successively by Swedish, Norwegian, and German congregations; Wabasha County's only intact surviving ethnic church from its peak of European immigration.|
|19||Alexander Thoirs House||
|329 W. 2nd St.
||Wabasha||Wabasha's oldest surviving brick house—built in 1868 in Greek Revival style—and earliest example of the brick merchant houses that characterized the city's 19th-century architecture.|
|20||Wabasha Commercial Historic District||
|Roughly along Main St. between Bridge and Bailey Aves.
||Wabasha||Three-and-a-half block commercial district noted for its integrity of design and continuity of use, with 52 contributing properties built 1856–1928.|
|21||Wabasha County Poor House||
||Wabasha||Rare intact example of Minnesota's county-run poorhouses, with an 1879 hospital and an 1883 residence hall.|
|22||Walnut Street Bridge||
|Western end of Walnut St.
||Mazeppa||1904 Pratt truss bridge, an exceptionally ornamented work of notable Minnesota engineer William S. Hewett and his bridge building firm.|
|23||Weaver Mercantile Building||
|U.S. 61 and Minnesota 74
||Weaver||Rare surviving commercial building—constructed in 1875—from Weaver's peak years as a river town. Also exhibits a form of commercial Italianate architecture popular along the Upper Mississippi River.|
|304 Oak St.
||Lake City||c. 1868 Greek Revival house given a 1910 Neoclassical remodeling; a particularly fine example of Minnesota's elegant, turn-of-the-20th-century architecture.|
|25||Zumbro Parkway Bridge||
|County Road 68 over the Zumbro River
||Zumbro Falls||1937 double arch bridge with a modular iron-plate substructure and masonry façade, one of the finest examples of a style used in many of Minnesota's New Deal bridge projects.|
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Date removed||Location||City or town||Summary|
|1||First Congregational Parsonage||
||305 W. 2nd St. (original address)
Current coordinates are
|Wabasha||1872 parsonage, one of Wabasha's finest frame Italianate buildings. Moved in 1987 for construction of the Wabasha–Nelson Bridge.|
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