National Register of Historic Places listings in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota

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Location of Kandiyohi County in Minnesota

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota. It is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Kandiyohi 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 14 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county. Two properties were once listed but have been removed.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted August 24, 2018.[1]

Current listings[edit]

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[2] Name on the Register[3] Image Date listed[4] Location City or town Description
1 John Bosch Farmstead
John Bosch Farmstead
April 23, 1987
(#87000620)
County Road 4
45°02′45″N 94°50′17″W / 45.045833°N 94.838056°W / 45.045833; -94.838056 (John Bosch Farmstead)
Lake Lillian vicinity Farmstead of John Bosch (1898–1978), a founder and leader of the Farmers' Holiday Association, the nation's most radical and successful agricultural protest movement of the Great Depression. Comprises seven contributing properties built 1885–1936.[5]
2 Andreas, Johanna, Anna and Frank E. Broman Farmstead
Andreas, Johanna, Anna and Frank E. Broman Farmstead
February 28, 1991
(#91000098)
Off County Road 8 between Swan Lake and Kasota Lake
45°04′35″N 94°54′34″W / 45.076506°N 94.909499°W / 45.076506; -94.909499 (Andreas, Johanna, Anna and Frank E. Broman Farmstead)
Kandiyohi vicinity Unusually intact example of west-central Minnesota's late-19th-century farmsteads, with structures dating to 1885; occupied by three generations of a family representative of the region's Swedish American populace.[6]
3 District No. 55 School
District No. 55 School
April 16, 1987
(#87000619)
County Highway 13
45°00′32″N 95°02′41″W / 45.008762°N 95.044594°W / 45.008762; -95.044594 (District No. 55 School)
Willmar vicinity 1907 school significant as one of the key meeting sites where the Farmers' Holiday Association was organized in the early 1930s. Also known as the Svea School.[7]
4 Lars and Guri Endreson House
Lars and Guri Endreson House
July 24, 1986
(#86001920)
Off County Highway 5
45°11′02″N 95°06′22″W / 45.183863°N 95.106129°W / 45.183863; -95.106129 (Lars and Guri Endreson House)
Willmar vicinity Circa-1858 log cabin, one of Kandiyohi County's oldest buildings on its original site and a rare vestige of its Euro-American settlement prior to the Dakota War of 1862, in which numerous pioneers were killed (including two Endresons) and most of the rest abandoned the area for several years.[8] Now a museum.[9]
5 Hotel Atwater
Hotel Atwater
June 13, 1986
(#86001330)
322 Atlantic Ave.
45°08′14″N 94°46′55″W / 45.137239°N 94.78207°W / 45.137239; -94.78207 (Hotel Atwater)
Atwater Prominent and rare surviving example of west-central Minnesota's railroad-era downtown hotels, built in 1904 to attract commerce.[10]
6 Kasota Lake Site
Kasota Lake Site
August 28, 2012
(#12000559)
County Rd. 134; east shore of Kasota Lake
45°04′38″N 94°52′51″W / 45.077315°N 94.880848°W / 45.077315; -94.880848 (Kasota Lake Site)
Kandiyohi vicinity Pre-contact domestic site with well-stratified ceramic artifacts, indicating 2,700 years of use across the Woodland, Plains Village, and Oneota periods.[11]
7 Lakeland Hotel
Lakeland Hotel
February 14, 2012
(#12000006)
407 Litchfield Ave. SW, 302 4th St. SW
45°07′17″N 95°02′54″W / 45.121264°N 95.048226°W / 45.121264; -95.048226 (Lakeland Hotel)
Willmar 1927 hotel that provided Willmar's finest accommodations to traveling salesmen and tourists and a popular social venue to locals.[12]
8 A. Larson & Co. Building
A. Larson & Co. Building
March 2, 1989
(#89000156)
539 W. Pacific Ave.
45°07′19″N 95°03′03″W / 45.121993°N 95.050905°W / 45.121993; -95.050905 (A. Larson & Co. Building)
Willmar 1876 commercial building expanded circa 1885, noted for its well-preserved Italianate architecture and association with the early development of Willmar as a railroad town.[13]
9 Sibley State Park CCC/Rustic Style Historic District
Sibley State Park CCC/Rustic Style Historic District
January 22, 1992
(#89001673)
Off U.S. Route 71 west of New London
45°18′49″N 95°02′13″W / 45.313729°N 95.036995°W / 45.313729; -95.036995 (Sibley State Park CCC/Rustic Style Historic District)
New London vicinity 19 park facilities built 1935–38, significant as highly intact examples of New Deal federal work relief, early state park development, National Park Service rustic design, and successful master planning.[14]
10 John M. Spicer Summer House and Farm
John M. Spicer Summer House and Farm
August 6, 1986
(#86002292)
600 S. Lake Ave.
45°14′05″N 94°53′41″W / 45.2348°N 94.894661°W / 45.2348; -94.894661 (John M. Spicer Summer House and Farm)
Spicer vicinity Well-preserved early-20th-century summer home complex in a popular resort area. Also associated with influential land developer John M. Spicer (1841–1928).[15] Now the Spicer Castle Inn & Restaurant.
11 Willmar Auditorium
Willmar Auditorium
August 9, 1991
(#91000976)
311 6th St., SW.
45°07′14″N 95°03′01″W / 45.120647°N 95.050374°W / 45.120647; -95.050374 (Willmar Auditorium)
Willmar Municipal auditorium built 1935–38 as a major work relief project. Also noted for its fine Moderne architecture and interior artwork.[16]
12 Willmar Hospital Farm for Inebriates Historic District
Willmar Hospital Farm for Inebriates Historic District
August 13, 1986
(#86001535)
Off U.S. Route 71
45°08′32″N 95°01′06″W / 45.142147°N 95.018295°W / 45.142147; -95.018295 (Willmar Hospital Farm for Inebriates Historic District)
Willmar Minnesota's most intact early state hospital complex, with 22 contributing properties built 1912–1933, exemplifying the era's novel cottage-based design and the work of Clarence H. Johnston Sr.[17] Now the MinnWest Technology Campus.[18]
13 Willmar Municipal Airport
Willmar Municipal Airport
January 14, 2013
(#12001174)
2321 Airport Dr.
45°06′52″N 95°04′31″W / 45.114314°N 95.075213°W / 45.114314; -95.075213 (Willmar Municipal Airport)
Willmar Airport established in 1934 as a federal work relief project, with a 1941 hangar built by the National Youth Administration. Also associated with prominent longtime manager John L. Rice (serving 1945–1983).[19]
14 Willmar Tribune Building
Willmar Tribune Building
May 15, 2007
(#07000425)
311 4th St., SW.
45°07′16″N 95°02′51″W / 45.121023°N 95.0476°W / 45.121023; -95.0476 (Willmar Tribune Building)
Willmar Newspaper office active 1920–1980, associated with the regionally influential Willmar Daily Tribune and its longtime owner-turned-politician Victor E. Lawson (1871–1960), a prominent advocate for populist reforms.[20]

Former listings[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listedDate removed Location City or town Summary
1 Mount Tom Lookout Shelter
Mount Tom Lookout Shelter
January 22, 1992
(#91002030)
June 22, 1993 Off US Highway 71, SE of intersection with MN Highway 9
45°19′34″N 95°01′57″W / 45.326207°N 95.032602°W / 45.326207; -95.032602 (Mount Tom Lookout Shelter)
Lake Andrew Township 1938 stone National Park Service rustic shelter.[21] Reconstruction in 1992 significantly altered the appearance by adding a second story.[22]
2 John M. Spicer House
John M. Spicer House
August 13, 1986
(#86001545)
November 27, 2017 515 7th St., NW.
45°07′33″N 95°03′17″W / 45.125775°N 95.054683°W / 45.125775; -95.054683 (John M. Spicer House)
Willmar House built circa 1873 for businessman John M. Spicer (1841–1928), the most influential figure in Kandiyohi County's settlement through his rail and townsite developments.[23] Demolished in 2014.[24]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on August 24, 2018.
  2. ^ a b Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  3. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-24). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  4. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
  5. ^ Granger, Susan (July 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory—Nomination Form: John Bosch Farmstead". National Park Service. Retrieved 2017-01-16. 
  6. ^ Granger, Susan; Scott Kelly (September 1990). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Broman, Andreas and Johanna and Anna and Frank E. Farmstead". National Park Service. Retrieved 2017-01-16. 
  7. ^ Granger, Susan (June 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory—Nomination Form: District School No. 55". National Park Service. Retrieved 2017-01-16. 
  8. ^ Granger, Susan (July 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory—Nomination Form: Lars and Guri Endreson House". National Park Service. Retrieved 2017-01-13. 
  9. ^ "Guri Endreson Cabin". Kandiyohi County Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-10-06. 
  10. ^ Granger, Susan (May 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory—Nomination Form: Hotel Atwater". National Park Service. Retrieved 2017-01-13. 
  11. ^ Muñiz, Mark P.; Jon DeMent; Ben Gessner; Mark Grant; Austin Jenkins; Lindsay Marshall; Lindsey Reiners (2012-02-04). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Kasota Lake Site" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-11-10. 
  12. ^ Gardner, Denis P. (May 2011). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Lakeland Hotel" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-11-09. 
  13. ^ Koop, Michael (1988-01-27). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: A. Larson & Co. Building". National Park Service. Retrieved 2017-01-13. 
  14. ^ Anderson, Rolf T. (1991-11-04). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Sibley State Park CCC/Rustic Style Historic District". National Park Service. Retrieved 2017-01-07. 
  15. ^ Granger, Susan; Dennis Gimmestad (July 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory—Nomination Form: John M. Spicer Summer House and Farm". National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-12-17. 
  16. ^ Anderson, Rolf T. (1990-10-09). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Willmar Auditorium". National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-12-17. 
  17. ^ Granger, Susan (July 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory—Nomination Form: Willmar Hospital Farm for Inebriates Historic District". National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-12-17. 
  18. ^ "MinnWest Technology Campus". MinnWest Technology Campus. 2014. Retrieved 2016-04-22. 
  19. ^ Peterson, Bruce D. (September 2012). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Willmar Municipal Airport" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2014-01-17. 
  20. ^ Granger, Susan; Scott Kelly (2007-01-15). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Willmar Tribune Building". National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-12-17. 
  21. ^ "Mount Tom Lookout Shelter". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2012-10-06. 
  22. ^ Weber, Laura (Fall 1997). "Wins and Losses: The National Register of Historic Places in Minnesota" (PDF). Minnesota History: 302–319. 
  23. ^ Granger, Susan (June 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory—Nomination Form: John M. Spicer House". National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-12-17. 
  24. ^ Cola, J.P. (September 11, 2014). "Spicer House demolished". Willmar Radio. Willmar, Minnesota. Retrieved May 10, 2016. 

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