National Register of Historic Places listings in Waseca County, Minnesota facts for kids
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Waseca County, Minnesota. It is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Waseca 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 11 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||W. J. Armstrong Company Wholesale Grocers||
|202 2nd St., SW.
||Waseca||Trackside warehouse built c. 1900, the best preserved building associated with Waseca's economic development as a rail transportation hub.|
|2||John W. Aughenbaugh House||
|831 3rd Ave., NE.
||Waseca||Waseca's most architecturally prominent house associated with the local milling industry, built in 1897.|
|3||Philo C. Bailey House||
|401 2nd Ave. NE.
||Waseca||House occupied 1872–1907 by a local pioneer, businessman, politician, and civic leader (1828–1907) involved in an unusually wide range of activities during Waseca's early development. Now houses the research library of the Waseca County Historical Society.|
|4661 420th Ave.
||Janesville||Unusually intact apiary with ten contributing properties from the period 1907–1933; one of the Upper Midwest's leading honey producers and widely recognized for its innovative beekeeping and processing techniques.|
|5||Janesville Free Public Library||
|102 W. 2nd St.
||Janesville||Well-preserved 1912 example of a Carnegie library, also noted for its Neoclassical architecture.|
|6||Seha Sorghum Mill||
|County Highway 5
||Janesville vicinity||Minnesota's only surviving sorghum syrup mill, active c. 1904–1956, and a symbol of the region's agriculture and industry.|
|7||Strangers Refuge Lodge Number 74, IOOF||
|119 S. Broadway Ave.
||New Richland||1902 Independent Order of Odd Fellows hall, home of a large and important local fraternal organization and a key venue for a wide range of other groups and events. Now houses the New Richland Public Library.|
|8||Vista Lutheran Church||
|North of New Richland off Minnesota Highway 13
||New Richland vicinity||1908 church, the best preserved symbol of Waseca County's principal Swedish American settlement, established in 1857.|
|9||Roscoe P. Ward House||
|804 E. Elm Ave.
||Waseca||Prominent 1896 house of a local leader in politics and finance.|
|10||Waseca County Courthouse||
|307 N. State St.
||Waseca||1897 courthouse, significant as the home of the county's government and for the role that achieving county seat status had on the development of the city.|
|11||William R. Wolf House||
|522 2nd Ave., NE.
||Waseca||Waseca's best-preserved example—built c. 1895—of a successful merchant's house and of Queen Anne architecture. Now a bed and breakfast.|
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Date removed||Location||City or town||Summary|
|1||Seth S. Phelps Farmhouse||
||County Highway 2
||Waseca vicinity||1869 Italianate farmhouse. Demolished in the 1990s.|
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