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National Register of Historic Places in Minnesota

National Register of Historic Places in Minnesota

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A Guide

Compiled by Mary Ann Nord, Foreword by Larry Millett

Minnesota Historical Society Press (May 5, 2003)

A county-by-county guide to Minnesota's more than 1,500 holdings on the National Register of Historic Places, the country's official list of historic properties.


Minnesotans can boast of a treasure trove of historic buildings, landmarks, and sites in our state. This comprehensive guide, useful for travel or armchair research, lists the more than 1,500 historic properties in our state on the famed National Register of Historic Places, the official list of historic properties in the United States that have been deemed worthy of preservation.

Produced by Minnesota's State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), this comprehensive, illustrated guide includes the districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects significant to the state's history, architecture, archaeology, engineering, and culture. A county-by-county inventory presents descriptive information for each property including name, location, date, architectural style and designer, original owner, and entertaining historical sidelights.

From churches to water towers, lighthouses to shipwrecks, a gas station to a fur-trade depot, this book delivers the wealth and variety of Minnesota's history into your hands.

Author information

Mary Ann Nord is a Minneapolis-based writer and editor specializing in history, historic preservation, and the arts.

Larry Millett is the former architecture critic for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the author of Lost Twin Cities and Twin Cities Then and Now. He is also the author of several historical mysteries set in Minnesota featuring Sherlock Holmes, the most recent being Sherlock Holmes and the Ice Palace Murders.

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  • 335 pages
  • 4.25 x 8 inches
  • ISBN: 9780873514484

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