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Aitkin, Minnesota, US

Aitkin County Courthouse

constructed: 1929, replaced an 1888 building
architect: Max R. Toltz (1857-1932), Wesley Eugene King (1879-1959) & Beaver Wade Day (1884-1931)
address: 209 Second St. NW
Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.

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* Aitkin, population: 2,000 - the town was named for William A. Aitkin of the American Fur Company, it is a resort community and one of 87 county seats in Minnesota

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Rialto Theater

constructed: 1936-1937 as the Movie Palace
renamed: Rialto
builder: Charles E. Lyons (1873-1952)
capacity: 400
address: 220 Minnesota Ave N

Aitkin Carnegie Library

- one of the 64 Minnesota libraries built with money from Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919).

constructed: 1911
architect: Louis W. Claude (1868-1951) and Edward F. Starck (1868-1947)address: 121 Second St NW
Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.

  • Last visit to Aitkin: Aug 2008
  • Intro Updated Jan 27, 2011
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