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Main Street Historic District

30 Properties on the National Register of Historic Places


original main street historic district

Photo: North Main Street near North First Street, Sauk Centre, MN, National Register nomination document, 1994, accessed March, 2022.


The Original Main Street Historic District in Sauk Centre, Minnesota, is nationally significant in the area of Social History for its close association with Sinclair Lewis's novel Main Street, which introduced the profoundly influential concept of "main street" as a way of analyzing, visualizing, and symbolizing the American small town.

  1. Charlestown Main Street Historic District , Charlestown, NH (listed: 06/10/1987)
  2. Danielson Main Street Historic District , Killingly, CT (listed: 04/08/1992)
  3. Downtown Main Street Historic District , East Hartford, CT (listed: 12/20/1996)
  4. East Main Street Commercial Historic District (Palmyra) , Palmyra, NY (listed: 11/21/1974)
  5. East Main Street Historic District , Brevard, NC (listed: 8/20/2009)
  6. East Main Street Historic District (Chataqua) , Westfield, NY (listed: 8/16/2000)
  7. East Main Street Historic District (Forest City) , Forest City, NC (listed: 12/23/2005)
  8. East Main Street Historic District (Richfield Springs) , Richfield Springs, NY (listed: 11/07/1995)
  9. Fifth and Main Downtown Historic District , Richmond (Independent City), VA (listed: 08/30/2006)
  10. Goffstown Main Street Historic District , Goffstown, NH (listed: )
  11. Main Street Historic District , Bozeman, MT (listed: 12/21/1987)
  12. Main Street Historic District (Afton) , Afton, NY (listed: 06/30/1983)
  13. Main Street Historic District (Bristol) , Bristol, CT (listed: 08/15/1995)
  14. Main Street Historic District (Cold Spring Harbor) , Cold Spring Harbor, NY (listed: 09/26/1985)
  15. Main Street Historic District (Cromwell) , Cromwell, CT (listed: 10/24/1985)
  16. Main Street Historic District (Danbury) , Danbury, CT (listed: 11/29/1983)
  17. Main Street Historic District (Durham) , Durham, CT (listed: 09/04/1986)
  18. Main Street Historic District (Geneseo) , Geneseo, NY (listed: 07/09/1977)
  19. Main Street Historic District (Lafayette) , Lafayette, IN (listed: 05/24/1990)
  20. Main Street Historic District (Manchester) , Manchester, CT (listed: 04/18/1996)
  21. Main Street Historic District (McGraw) , McGraw, NY (listed: 09/25/1986)
  22. Main Street Historic District (New Hamburg) , New Hamburg, NY (listed: 02/27/1987)
  23. Main Street Historic District (Roslyn) , Roslyn, NY (listed: 01/21/1974)
  24. Main Street Historic District (Roxbury) , Roxbury, NY (listed: 02/29/1988)
  25. Main Street Historic District (Stone Ridge) , Stone Ridge, NY (listed: 06/07/1988)
  26. Main Street Historic District (Whitehall) , Whitehall, NY (listed: 04/24/1975)
  27. Main Street Historic District (Willimantic) , Willimantic, CT (listed: 06/28/1982)
  28. Main Street-Albertson Street-Park Place Historic District , Hyde Park, NY (listed: 09/02/1993)
  29. Main-Broad-Grove Streets Historic District , Oneida, NY (listed: 09/15/1983)
  30. Main-Partition Streets Historic District , Saugerties, NY (listed: 07/08/1982)