National Register of Historic Places listings in Wright County, Minnesota facts for kids
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Wright County, Minnesota. It is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Wright 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 22 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county. A supplementary list includes five additional sites that were formerly listed on the National Register.
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
|1||August Akerlund Photographic Studio||
|390 Broadway Ave.
||Cokato||Rare surviving example of an early-20th-century photography studio, built in 1903. Now a component of the Cokato Museum & Akerlund Studio.|
|2||Albertville Roller Mill||
|5790 Main Ave., NE.
||Albertville||c. 1909 example of a steam-powered flour mill built in a town served by railroad—rather than river—transportation. Likely demolished (see talk page).|
|3||Church of St. Michael-Catholic||
|Central Ave. and Main St.
||St. Michael||1890 church significant as the center of a Catholic German immigrant community and for its Gothic Revival architecture.|
|4||Clearwater Masonic Lodge-Grand Army of the Republic Hall||
|205–215 Oak St.
||Clearwater||1888 meeting hall associated with Wright County's influential fraternal organizations, shared by a Masonic Lodge and a Grand Army of the Republic post.|
|5||Cokaton P.R.S. Onnen Tovio Raittiusseura||
|County Highway 3 and County Road 100
||Cokato vicinity||1896 temperance society clubhouse that also provided general meeting space to a Finnish American community.|
|6||Delano Village Hall||
|140 Bridge Ave. E.
||Delano||1888 example of the period's typical municipal buildings, and the long-serving center of government and civic functions in Delano.|
|7||District No. 48 School||
|U.S. Route 12
||Delano vicinity||1871 example of Wright County's early rural schoolhouses.|
|8||Eagle Newspaper Office||
|300 Railroad Ave.
||Delano||Three attached buildings built 1883–85, nominated as the longtime home of Delano's oldest business, a newspaper and print shop established in 1872.|
|9||First Congregational Church of Clearwater||
|405 Bluff St.
||Clearwater||1861 church noted for its Greek Revival architecture, association with the area's Yankee settlers, and temporary fortification after the Dakota War of 1862.|
|10||David Hanaford Farmstead||
|Off County Highway 106
||Monticello vicinity||Farm with an 1870 farmhouse, example of the homesteads established in Wright County by settlers from New England.|
|Off County Highway 19 over the Crow River
||Hanover||Oldest and most intact example—built in 1885—of the pin-connected Pratt truss bridges once common in Wright County. Now restricted to pedestrian traffic. Extends into Hennepin County.|
|12||Dr. E.P. Hawkins Clinic, Hospital and House||
|210–230 Buffalo Ave. S.
||Montrose||Adjacent c. 1885 house, 1903 hospital, and 1913 clinic exemplifying Wright County's medical facilities at the turn of the 20th century.|
|13||Howard Lake City Hall||
|737, 739, and 741 6th St.
||Howard Lake||Prominent Queen Anne municipal hall built in 1904.|
|14||Marysville Swedesburg Lutheran Church||
|County Highway 9
||Waverly vicinity||Exemplary brick Gothic Revival parish church built in 1891; also noted for its association with a Swedish immigrant community.|
|15||Tobias G. Mealey House||
||Monticello||House dating to 1855 of influential local settler, entrepreneur, and politician Tobias Mealey (1823–1904).|
|16||Nicherson-Tarbox House, Shed and Barn||
|514 E. Broadway
||Monticello||1889 Queen Anne/Shingle Style house with a board and batten barn.|
|17||Rufus Rand Summer House and Carriage Barn||
|1 Old Territorial Rd.
||Monticello||1884 summer home representative of the late-19th-century country estates built by Twin Cities businessmen; also noted for its Queen Anne architecture and association with utility executive Rufus Rand (d. 1921).|
|18||St. Mark's Episcopal Chapel||
|Off Minnesota Highway 24
||Annandale vicinity||Well-preserved board-and-batten Gothic Revival church.|
|60 Elm St., W.
||Annandale||1895 example of Wright County's large, frame hotels of the late 19th/early 20th centuries.|
|20||Waverly Village Hall||
|204 4th St.
||Waverly||1939 municipal hall representative of the civic facilities made possible with New Deal federal assistance; also noted for its Moderne architecture and role as a community event space.|
|21||William W. Webster House||
|205 Spring St.
||Clearwater||c. 1863 Greek Revival house of a notable settler who helped develop Clearwater.|
|22||Simon Weldele House||
|309 River St.
||Delano||Well-preserved 1893 example of the restrained Queen Anne style houses of Wright County towns, and one of the few architecturally significant residences remaining in Delano.|
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Date removed||Location||City or town||Summary|
|1||Henry C. Bull House||
||195 E. 3rd St.
||Cokato||Built in 1878, demolished in 1988.|
|2||Marsh Octagon Barn||
||Off County Highway 14
||Rockford vicinity||Built in 1880, burned down in 1992.|
|3||Middleville Township Hall||
||County Highway 6
||Howard Lake vicinity||Built in 1905, burned down by fire department for practice in 1994.|
|4||Simpson Methodist Episcopal Church||
||4th and Linn Sts. (original address)
Current coordinates are
|Monticello||Early Methodist church built in 1857. Moved in 2004.|
|5||Titrud Round Barn||
||County Highway 30
||Cokato vicinity||1908 round barn. Destroyed June 16, 1992, during the Mid-June 1992 tornado outbreak.|
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