The Minnesota River Valley is filled with historic sites and the Scott County Historical Society maintains one such site - the Dutch Colonial Revival Stans House constructed in 1908. The house is located next to the SCHS's museum in Shakopee. Guided tours of the home are available upon request. Click here for more information about Guided Tours.
Scott County has numerous sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places as well as sites deemed important at the local level. Below is a list of several historic buildings and districts in the county, along with a downloadable map of a self-guided tour of the historic sites in Shakopee.
Historic Sites in Scott County:
Shakopee Historic Sites Tour (Adobe Acrobat PDF)
S. B. Strait House (Jordan, maintained by the Minnnesota Department of Natural Resources)
Stans House (Shakopee)
St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church (New Prague)
Jordan Brewery (Jordan)
Strunk-Nyssen House (Shakopee)
Shakopee Brewery Ruins (Shakopee)
Broz Hotel (New Prague)
Jordan Historic District (Jordan)
St. Nicholas Catholic Church (Elko New Market)
Hooper-Bowler-Hillstrom House (Belle Plaine)