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Rice County Courthouse

constructed: 1934
architect: Nairne W. Fisher (1898-1980)
style: art deco interior
address: 218 3rd St. NW
Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.

* Faribault, population: 20,819 -is located at the confluence of the Cannon and Straight rivers in southern Minnesota, about 6,742 km / 4,190 miles west of Amsterdam, NL. The town is named for Alexander Faribault (1806-1882), a French-Dakota fur trader.

The town of Faribault is the county seat of Rice County. The town of Blue Earth is the county seat of Faribault County and the city of Mankato is the county seat of Blue Earth County. Mankato County doesn't exist, but Rice is a town in Benton County. - just to make that clear.

Faribault City Hall

constructed; 1894,
architect: Harry Wild Jones (1859-1935)
address: 208 1st Ave
Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.

Village Theater

- cinema

constructed: 1946
architect: Perry E. Crosier (1890-1953)
re-use: Baptist church, vacant 2011
current use: Village Family Theater, since 28 November 2014
address: 20 Second St. NW

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