Recent NHL Designations

On December 13, 2023, the Secretary of the Interior announced designation of sixteen new National Historic Landmarks (NHLs) and approval of updated documentation for six previously designated NHLs.

We invite you to explore the new and updated NHLs by visiting our StoryMap or browsing the list below the map.


Pond Farm Pottery

Guerneville, Sonoma County, California

Strentzel-Muir Ranch (formerly John Muir House (and Martinez Adobe)) - 12/29/62 (Updated Documentation and Name Change)

Martinez, Contra Costa County, California

Wayfarers Chapel

Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County, California


Temple Aaron

Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colorado

Wink's Panorama

Gilpin County, Colorado


Barnum Institute of Science and History

Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut

District of Columbia

National Archives Building

Washington, District of Columbia

Woodson, Carter G., Home - 5/11/76 (Updated Documentation)

Washington, District of Columbia


Strategic Air Command Ground Alert Facility

Mountain Home Air Force Base, Elmore County, Idaho


Ford, Sam and Ruth Van Sickle, House

Aurora, Kane County, Illinois

Riverside Historic District - 5/22/70 (Updated Documentation and Boundary Change)

Riverside, Cook County, Illinois


Montgomery County Jail and Sheriff's Residence

Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana


Pottawattamie County Jail and Sheriff's Residence

Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa


Sampson-White Joiner Shop

Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts


Historic Moravian Bethlehem Historic District - 10/16/12 (Updated Documentation)

Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania


Fort Armistead

Cherokee National Forest, Monroe County, Tennessee

Hermitage Hotel - 7/28/20 (Updated Documentation)

Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee


Rio Vista Bracero Reception Center

Socorro, El Paso County, Texas


Waterford Historic District - 4/15/70 (Updated Documentation)

Waterford, Loudoun County, Virginia

West Virginia

Jefferson County Courthouse

Charles Town, Jefferson County, West Virginia


Rock Island Site II

Rock Island State Park, Door County, Wisconsin


Quebec 01 Launch Control Facility

Laramie County, Wyoming

Withdrawals of Designation

On December 11, 2023, the Secretary of the Interior approved the withdrawal of NHL designation for the following properties.

Deluge (Fire Fighting Tugboat)

New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Goldenrod (Showboat)

Kampsville, Calhoun County, Illinois

Ste. Claire (Passenger Steamboat)

River Rouge, Wayne County, Michigan

Last updated: December 20, 2023