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National Register of Historic Places Program:
Lists of Weekly Actions 2010

The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation's historic places worthy of preservation. Authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places is part of a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect America's historic and archeological resources.



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Weekly List for December 30, 2010 Miller's House, Talbot County, Maryland
The Miller’s House, built in the Georgian style, at Wye Mills Village in Talbot County, Maryland, was already standing as a brick building by 1770. The Miller’s House remains as one of the best surviving examples of 18th-century architecture in Talbot County. Read More . . .

Weekly List for December 23, 2010

NORTHERNER Shipwreck (Schooner), Ozaukee County, Wisconsin
The schooner Northerner lies upright and intact in 130 feet of water. Built in 1850 and lost in 1868, the Northerner represents relatively undocumented class of sailing vessel on the Great Lakes, the lakeshoring schooner. Read More . . .

Weekly List for December 17, 2010

Paulino Outdoor Oven, Inarajan, Guam
The Paulino Outdoor Oven in Guam was built in 1947 by Jesus Meno Crisostomo of Inarajan and is representative of the vernacular outdoor baking structures built in Guam during the early 20th century. Read More . . .

Weekly List for December 10, 2010

Greenwood Lodge, Grand County, Colorado
Constructed in the Rustic style, the log cabin is one of only two isolated cabins remaining today in the 1.5 million acres of the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forest. Read More . . .

Weekly List for December 3, 2010

JO Ranch Rural Historic Landscape, Carbon County, Wyoming
Established in 1885, this is a rare and well-preserved example of a late 19th-early 20th century western sheep ranching operation. It reflects the growth of the sheep industry in Wyoming after the devastating livestock losses suffered in the winter of 1886-1887. Read More . . .

Weekly List for November 26, 2010

Oysterman’s Row, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Built primarily in the middle of the 19th century, Oysterman’s Row evolved from a sleepy fishing and ship-building village into a center for the local oyster business. Read More…

Weekly List for November 19, 2010

Maloof, Sam and Alfreda, Compound, San Bernardino County, California
Sam Maloof, one of the finest woodworkers of his time, was a leader in the California modern arts movement produced furniture and designed this compound. Read More…

Weekly List for November 12, 2010

Haydel-Jones House, St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana
The Haydel-Jones House is a rare and important example of a French Creole Plantation House thought to have been built around 1815. Read More…

Weekly List for November 5, 2010

Hebrew Orphan Asylum, Baltimore, Maryland
The history of the asylum follows the history of the Jewish community in Baltimore, which increased rapidly with immigration from Europe in the 19th and 20th centuries. Read More. . .

Weekly List for October 29, 2010

Central School, Umatilla, Oregon
Central School is significant as the community’s first public high school and for its association with the development of education in the towns of Milton and Freewater. Read More…

Weekly List for October 22, 2010

Halloween Highlight: Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Westchester County, New York
The internationally known American author, Washington Irving (1783-1859), who wrote the The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle, is interned in the aptly named Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Westchester, New York. Read More…

Weekly List for October 15, 2010

Jefferson Barracks Historic District, St. Louis County, Missouri
From basic training to parachute jumps, protecting the Santa Fe and Oregon Trails; from its founding in 1826 through World War II the Jefferson Barracks Historic District was the first military post west of the Mississippi and has been involved with many firsts. Read More…

Weekly List for October 8, 2010

Olsen, Donald and Helen, House, Alameda County, California:

This house was constructed in 1954, and was designed in the Internationalist/ Modernist Style by Donald Olsen, an important figure in the mid-20th century Bay Area architecture.  Read More...

Weekly List for October 1, 2010

Owyhee Dam Historic District, Malheur County, Oregon:
Rising over 400 feet and creating a reservoir of 1,200,000 acre feet of water, the Owyhee Dam was the tallest dam in the world at the time of its completion in 1932 and provided irrigation for over 105,000 acres of land in eastern Oregon and western Idaho. Located in a remote rugged canyon cut by the Owyhee River, the dam is considered nationally significant as the first in its type of high-arch concrete dam technology. Read More…

Weekly List for September 24, 2010

Neef, Henry B., House, Douglas County, Nebraska:
In the late 1920s, the concept of the “all-steel house” swept across the nation from Richard Tappan’s Jamaica-Hillside development in New York to Richard Nuetra’s Lovell Health House in the Hollywood Hills, and even to Omaha, Nebraska, where the Henry B. Neef House stands as the best, and perhaps only, property in Nebraska that is associated with the rise of the “steel house” between 1926 and 1933. Read More…

Weekly List for September 17, 2010

Herrera Ranch, Bexar County, Texas:
The Herrera Ranch is a rare early-19th century homestead complex in south Texas that reflects the important historic tradition of ranching in the region. Founded by early Tejano/Hispanic family settlers, the ranch has been used continuously with either livestock and/or agricultural ranching from 1845 until the present. Read More…

Weekly List for September 10, 2010

Wentz Camp, Kay County, Oklahoma:

With Romanesque “medieval style” cabins and other facilities designed for campers, Wentz Camp, built between 1928 and 1953, was associated with nationally recognized oilman and philanthropist Lewis/Louis Haines Wentz, who built the camp for the children of Ponca City, Oklahoma ..Read More

Weekly List for September 3, 2010

Old Westfield Cemetery, Windham County,  Connecticut
The graves in the cemetery, the majority being from the 19th century, are marked by single headstones, monuments, or obelisks fashioned from local granite and imported materials, such as slate, marble, and limestone. Read More…

Weekly List for August 27, 2010

Cedar Grove, Mecklenburg County, Virginia:

Find out about this plantation's fascinating history; from Revolutionary times through the Civil War, to neglect, and finally to restoration. ... Read More

Weekly List for August 20, 2010

Weekly List for August 13, 2010

Bacardi Distillery, Cataño, Puerto Rico
is the largest rum distillery in the world, sitting on a 137 acres lot, comprised of 44 major buildings and structures. The Bacardi Distillery, legally inscribed as the Bacardi Corporation, has been operating in its present location since 1947, even though the company has been operating in Puerto Rico since 1936. More…

Weekly List for August 6, 2010

KwikCurb Diner, Elmore County, Idaho
Embodying the distinctive characteristics of 1950s drive-in restaurant architecture, the KwikCurb Diner in Mountain Home, Elmore County, Idaho, is a living reminder of the advent of American car culture and its impact on roadside eateries...Read More

Weekly List for July 30, 2010

Charles River Speedway Headquarters, Suffolk County, Massachusetts

Consisting of an ensemble of connected buildings built in the Shingle and Colonial styles, the Charles River Speedway Headquarters recalls the late 19th-early 20th century summer estates in seaside and rural areas...Read More

Weekly List for July 23, 2010

Weekly List for July 16, 2010

California Club, Los Angeles, California
Built in 1930, The California Club was designed for one of the most significant and long-established private clubs in Los Angeles. The Italian Renaissance Revival style building, with its setbacks and tower, was among the largest buildings in the immediate area when the site was chosen but various elements, such as the private forecourt....Read More

Weekly List for July 9, 2010

Plum Island Life-Saving and Light Stations, Door County, Wisconsin
The Plum Island Life-Saving and Light Stations helped ships navigate the Porte des Morte (Death’s Door) passage, a treacherous passage named for the high number of shipwrecks that occurred on its rocky shoals. .... Read More

Weekly List for July 2, 2010

Haste-Crumpacker House, Porter County, Indiana
The Haste-Crumpacker House is a locally outstanding example of Late Victorian Eclectic architecture. The style and methods of construction reflect an era of prosperity for the city of Valparaiso… More

Weekly List for June 25, 2010

Niagara Hudson Building, Onondaga County, NY
The Niagara Hudson Building in Syracuse is an outstanding example of Art Deco architecture and a symbol of the Age of Electricity. More..

Weekly List for June 18, 2010

Sauganash Historic District, Cook County, IL

Between 1840 and 1880 Chicago’s population multiplied 126 times over. Built between 1912 and 1950, Sauganash was conceived by its developers as a haven for middle-class families fleeing the crowded city center. More..

Weekly List for June 11, 2010

Weekly List for June 4, 2010

Egyptian Theatre, Coos County, Oregon
The Egyptian Revival style of architecture was favored for many years in Europe and popularized in the United States during the 1920s with the discovery of the tomb of King Tutankhamen. The style’s potential for exotic, mysterious theatricality lent itself well to movie palace design of the 1920s, but only four movie palaces in this style are documented as surviving in the United States today. More…

Weekly List for May 28, 2010

Minertown-Oneva, Forest County, Wisconsin

In 1899, brothers Wilbur and Henry T. Miner from Vernon County, WI, purchased a 4,000 acre tract in Forest County, Wisconsin, where they constructed a sawmill and related settlement known as Minertown.  More...

Weekly List for May 21, 2010

Heritage Park Plaza, Tarrant County, Texas
Heritage Park Plaza is a public park in downtown Fort Worth designed by the internationally-acclaimed landscape architect Lawrence Halprin (1916-2009). The Heritage Plaza, designed in conjunction with the U.S. Bicentennial program and located on the founding site of the city, incorporates a set of interconnecting outdoor rooms constructed of concrete that featured flowing water walls, channels, and pools. More…

Weekly List for May 14, 2010

Weekly List for May 7, 2010

Bartlett Arboretum, Sumner County, Kansas
The Bartlett Arboretum is a private fifteen acre park in rural Belle Plaine, Kansas, that evolved in early 20th century from a recreational park and conservation area to an arboretum with formal gardens and experimental plots and nurseries. More…

Weekly List for April 30, 2010

Palm Beach Hotel, Palm Beach, Florida
For many years following its construction in 1925, this hotel was recognized as one of the more prominent luxury hotels in Palm Beach and was a distinguished social gathering place for many visitors and residents. More…

Weekly List for April 23, 2010

Mount Airy Forest, Hamilton County, Ohio
The numerous hiking trails, bridle paths, walls, gardens, pedestrian bridges, and various other improvements within Mount Airy Forest reflect the ambitious park planning and development that took place in Cincinnati in the early to mid-20th century. More..

Weekly List for April 16, 2010

Lincoln Creek Day School, Bingham County, Idaho
Under the authority of the Reorganization Act, the Bureau of Indian Affairs closed notorious boarding schools which suppressed native language and culture and opened community-based schools, like the Lincoln Creek Day School, that were designed to respect and foster native cultures. More…

Weekly List for April 9, 2010

Newburgh Colored Burial Ground, Orange County, New York
This burial ground is located on land which today forms the grounds of the City Courthouse in Newburgh, New York. Recent excavation work and mapping of has helped to establish its boundaries and reveal over 100 graves, but the possibility remains that additional graves are located beneath what is today Robinson Avenue. More…

Weekly List for April 2, 2010

Alexander, Cecil and Hermione, House, Fulton County, Georgia
Completed in 1957, this house was one of the first modernist houses in Atlanta. The home features curved brick walls, flat roof, and sheet glass walls, and is organized around a central court, while the folded-plate roof floods the interior with light. More..

Weekly List for March 26, 2010

Wilkinson-Martin House, Giles County, Tennessee
Constructed between 1830 and 1835, this house was built by the Wilkinson family, one of the earliest families to settle in Giles County. The Wilkinson-Martin House is one of the only remaining examples of the Federal style in the city of Pulaski and it maintains most of its original materials. The residence, which stayed in the family for over 130 years, currently functions as a community activities center.  More...

Weekly List for March 19, 2010

Citizens Bank Tower, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
This tower was among the first tall office buildings to be erected outside of downtown Oklahoma City, setting the standard for other distinctive large freestanding suburban skyscrapers. The interior of the tower has been adapted to apartment units for contemporary use.  More…

Weekly List for March 12, 2010

Haugen, E.E., House, Brookings County, South Dakota
The Haugen, E.E., Residence is an excellent local example of the Colonial Revival style of architecture used for homes built in the U.S. during the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. The residence is a local interpretation of a nationally advertised architect’s design that appeared in The Woman’s Home Companion between 1898 and 1904.  More…

Weekly List for March 5, 2010

Kent State Shootings Site, Portage County, Ohio

On May 4, 1970, Kent State University was placed in an international spotlight after a student protest against the Vietnam War and the presence of the Ohio National Guard on campus ended in tragedy. More ...

Weekly List for February 26, 2010

SMUD Headquarters Building, Sacramento, California
Designed by the architectural firm of Dreyfuss and Blackford in 1959, the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Headquarters building remains a virtually pristine example of the International style of post-WWII Modernism in Sacramento. More

Weekly List for February 19, 2010

Mt. Van Hoevenberg Olympic Bobsled Run, Essex County, New York

Carved out of wilderness and surrounded by forested land on all sides, the one and one-half mile long Olympic Bobsled Run was constructed in 1930 and built specifically for the 1932 Winter Olympic Games. More ...

Weekly List for February 12, 2010

USS Macon Airship Remains, Monterey County, California

When the USS Macon was christened on March 11, 1933, it was the most sophisticated of the Navy’s lighter-than-air (LTA) fleet. More ...

Weekly List for February 5, 2010

Bovill Opera House, Latah County, Idaho

Believed to have been built in the first decade of the 20th century, the Bovill Opera House served for five decades as the entertainment and social center for the town of Bovill and its surrounding communities. More ...

Weekly List for January 29, 2010

Whitewater Hotel, Walworth County, Wisconsin Between its construction in 1894 and its general demise as a functioning hotel around 1952, the Whitewater Hotel was an important component in the commercial life of the city of Whitewater. More ...

Weekly List for January 22, 2010

Central Diner, Providence County, RI
Inside, this diner has remained largely intact since the day it rolled out of the Worcester Lunch Car Company factory in 1947, and is in good condition. More..

Weekly List for January 15, 2010

Lee House, Buchanan County, Iowa

The Lee house, built in 1867, is an excellent example of the Italianate Style of domestic architecture, popular in the United States from approximately 1840-1885.  Its simple cubical form, symmetrical proportions, belvedere, and extensive use of brackets are typical of the style. 


Weekly List for January 8, 2010

Cragwold, St. Louis County, Missouri

Built in 1911 for Edwin A . Lemp, Cragwold is one of four estates built near the Meramec River between 1910 and 1920 by wealthy St. Louisans with ties to German-American and brewing families.