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Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, US

Becker County Courthouse,

constructed: 1942, replaced an 1885 building
architect: Foss & Co. Fargo ND and Willard E Randolph, Detroit Lakes MN
address: 915 Lake Avenue


Detroit Lakes,
county seat, agricultural community and college town, In 1926 the city changed its name from 'Detroit' to 'Detroit Lakes' to avoid confusion with another Detroit.

population: 7,350




Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, US

Northern Pacific Passenger Depot,

constructed: 1908
architect: John Skooglun
address: US Hwy 10, 116 Pioneer Street
Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988

  • Last visit to Detroit Lakes: Aug 2008
  • Intro Updated Sep 1, 2008
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