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SOUTH DAKOTA - Clay County

Anderson Homestead (added 1978 - - #78002543)
E of Hub City , Hub City
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling

Andre, William, House (added 2002 - - #02001284)
31256 452nd Ave. , Gayville
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Armory, Old, --Vermillion (added 2002 - - #02001285)
414 E. Clark St. , Vermillion
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Kinney and Detweiler
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Area of Significance: Architecture, Military, Education, Entertainment/Recreation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: State
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Arms Storage
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: College

Austin-Whittemore House (added 1972 - - #72001225)
Also known as Austin-Whittemore Museum
15 Austin Ave. , Vermillion
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Bluff View Cemetery Chapel (added 2006 - - #06000458)
0.2 mi. S of jct. of Crawford Rd. and Pinehurst Dr. , Vermillion
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Building at 125 Ohio St. (added 2002 - - #02000021)
Also known as Wakonda Variety
125 Ohio St. , Wakonda
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Early Commercial
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Burbank School No. 10 (added 1996 - - #96000740)
White St., 2 blocks N of Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul, and Pacific RR tracks. , Burbank
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Education, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education, Recreation And Culture, Social
Historic Sub-function: Auditorium, Meeting Hall, School
Current Function: Recreation And Culture, Social
Current Sub-function: Auditorium, Meeting Hall, Sport Facility

Clay County Courthouse (added 1983 - - #83003005)
211 W. Main St. , Vermillion
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Willis,Lloyd D.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse

Colton House (added 2007 - - #07001210)
402 S University St. , Vermillion
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Meleen, Andrew
Architectural Style: Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Downtown Vermillion Historic District (added 2003 - - #02001288)
Main St., roughly bounded by Market and Dakota Sts. , Vermillion
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Dow, Wallace, et al., Arnold and Bueittler
Architectural Style: Early Commercial, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Education, Recreation And Culture, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Library, Meeting Hall, Religious Structure, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Education, Recreation And Culture, Religion, Social
Current Sub-function: Business, Library, Meeting Hall, Religious Structure, Theater

First Baptist Church of Vermillion (added 1982 - - #82003921)
Also known as First Baptist Church
101 E. Main St. , Vermillion
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Dow,Wallace Le Roy, Beuttler & Arnold
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Other
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Religion
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

First Methodist Episcopal Church (added 2004 - - #03001522)
Also known as First United Methodist Chruch
14-16 North Dakota St. , Vermillion
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Jansson, Edward
Architectural Style: Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

First National Bank Building of Vermillion (added 1986 - - #86000244)
Also known as Old Bank Building
1 E. Main St. , Vermillion
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Innman,D.H.
Significant Year: 1929, 1893
Area of Significance: Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Professional

Forest Avenue Historic District (added 1979 - - #79002400)
Forest Ave. and Lewis St. , Vermillion
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Historic Person: Multiple
Significant Year: 1900, 1935, 1881
Area of Significance: Education, Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Garfield Township Hall (added 2004 - - #03001523)
16667 306th St. , Beresford
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown', WPA (addition and alterations)
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: City Hall
Current Function: Work In Progress

Gunderson House (added 2001 - - #01000092)
24 S. Harvard , Vermillion
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Inman House (added 1976 - - #76001723)
Also known as University of South Dakota Alumni House
415 E. Main St. , Vermillion
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Historic Person: Inman,Darwin M.
Significant Year: 1882
Area of Significance: Education, Politics/Government, Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: State
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: College

Johnsen, Calle Nissen, Farm (added 1999 - - #99001581)
Also known as Hansen Farm
31494 453rd Ave. , Gayville
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et.al., Swanson, Godfrey
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling

Junker, Jens N. and Anna, Farmstead (added 1988 - - #88002841)
Also known as Jepsen, Johnie and Marge, Farmstead
Norway Twnshp, Section 6 , Meckling
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: European, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage

Lincoln School #12 (added 2000 - - #00000995)
45352 Timber Rd. , Meckling
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Education
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Linden House (added 2001 - - #01001001)
509 Linden Ave. , Vermillion
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Hugill, Blatherwick & Fritzel
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Messler, Daniel A., Homestead (added 2002 - - #02000022)
Also known as Bylander Farm
30337 Greenfield Rd. , Bersford
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Animal Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage

Old Main (added 1973 - - #73001738)
Also known as University Hall
Clark St., University of South Dakota campus , Vermillion
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Education
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: State
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: College
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: College

Prentis Park (added 2001 - - #01001218)
Plum and Main Sts. , Vermillion
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: WPA
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Social History, Landscape Architecture, Entertainment/Recreation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Music Facility, Outdoor Recreation, Sport Facility
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Music Facility, Outdoor Recreation, Sport Facility

Rice Farm (added 1978 - - #78002544)
W of Vermillion , Vermillion
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Sample--Lindblaum House (added 1998 - - #98001405)
Also known as Odile Babb
410 Idaho St. , Wakonda
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Blass, Roy, Beckman, Morris
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

South Dakota Department of Trans. Br. No. 14-130-176 (added 2001 - - #01001220)
Local Rd. over Vermillion R. , Vermillion
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

South Dakota Department of Trans. Br. No. 14-133-170 (added 2001 - - #01001222)
Local Rd. over Vermillion R. , Vermillion
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

South Dakota Department of Transportation Bridge No. 14-060-032 (added 2000 - - #00000020)
Local Rd. over Spring Creek , Wakonda
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

South Dakota Department of Transportation Bridge No. 14-088-170 (added 2000 - - #99001689)
Also known as Russell Bridge
Local Rd. over Clay Cr. Ditch , Vermillion
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: King Bridge Company
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

South Dakota Department of Transportation Bridge No. 14-090-042 (added 2000 - - #99001700)
Local Rd. over Vermillion R. , Wakonda
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Federal Bridge Company
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

South Dakota Department of Transportation Bridge No. 14-105-209 (added 2008 - - #99001690)
Local Rd. over Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad tracks , Vermillion
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

South Dakota Department of Transportation Bridge No. 14-120-222 (added 2008 - - #99001218)
Local Rd. over Ash Creek , Wakonda
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Iowa Bridge Co.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

Spirit Mound (added 1974 - - #74001889)
Also known as Paha Wakan
N of Vermillion , Vermillion
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Conservation Area
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Conservation Area

St. Agnes Catholic Church (added 1995 - - #95000280)
Also known as Washington Street Arts Center
202 Washington St. , Vermillion
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Goetz, August, Dohmen, Anton
Architectural Style: Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Auditorium

Vermillion Historic District (added 1975 - - #75001714)
Bounded by N. Yale, E. Clark, Willow and E. Main Sts. , Vermillion
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Current Function: Domestic

Vermillion-Andrew Carnegie Library (added 1983 - - #83003006)
Also known as Old Library
12 Church St. , Vermillion
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Schwarz,Joseph
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: Library
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Professional

Wakonda State Bank (added 2003 - - #03000765)
Also known as Wakonda Public Library
118 Ohio St. , Wakonda
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Early Commercial
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: Library

Willey, E. H., House (added 1982 - - #82003922)
104 Court St. , Vermillion
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Pickett,Andrew, Becklin,Hans
Architectural Style: Queen Anne
Historic Person: Willey,E.H.
Significant Year: 1895
Area of Significance: Architecture, Communications
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling

Yusten House (added 2007 - - #06001310)
30831 SD 19 , Vermillion
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling




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