List of National Historic Landmarks in New York

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For the list of National Historic Landmarks in New York City alone, see List of National Historic Landmarks in New York City.
Elihu Root House, a NHL on the Hamilton College campus

This is a list of all National Historic Landmarks and comparable other historic sites designated by the U.S. government in New York State. The United States National Historic Landmark (NHL) program operates under the auspices of the National Park Service, and recognizes buildings, structures, objects, sites and districts of resources according to a list of criteria of national significance.[1] There are 261 NHLs in New York state, which is more than 10 percent of all the NHLs nationwide, and the most of any state.[2] The National Park Service also has listed 20 National Monuments, National Historic Sites, National Memorials, and other sites as being historic landmarks of national importance,[3] of which 7 are also designated NHLs. All of these historic landmarks are covered in this list.

There are 140 NHLs in upstate New York, 13 on Long Island, and 109 within New York City (NYC). Three counties have ten or more NHLs: New York County (Manhattan) has 86; Westchester County, just north of NYC, has 18; and Erie County in western New York has 10. Twelve other counties have five to nine NHLs, eight have three or four, 27 counties have one or two, and the remaining twelve of the state's 62 counties have none. The first New York NHLs were eight designated on October 9, 1960; the latest was designated on March 13, 2013. The NHLs and other landmarks outside of NYC are listed below; the NHLs in NYC are in this companion article.

Seven NHL sites are among the 20 National Park System historic areas in New York state.[4] The other 13 National Park Service areas are also historic landmark sites of national importance, but are already protected by Federal ownership and administration, so NHL designation is unnecessary. A list of these National Park Service areas that conserve historic sites in New York State is also provided. Finally, three former NHLs in the state are also listed.

Overview[edit]

Slabsides, nature retreat of John Burroughs

New York State NHLs include ten prehistoric or other archeological sites,[nb 1] 12 historical Dutch farmhouses, manors, and historic districts,[nb 2] and 21 architecturally and/or historically important churches or houses of worship.[nb 3] Fully 26 NHLs are primarily military, including 13 fort sites (five standing forts, three fortified houses, and five ruins),[nb 4] five other battlegrounds,[nb 5] seven military headquarters, training facilities, arsenals and armories,[nb 6] and one military shipwreck site.[nb 7] One of these NHLs is associated with the American Civil War,[nb 8] while all the rest of these forts and other military places are associated with the French and Indian War and/or the American Revolutionary War.

There are nine NHL ships, including a warship and a tugboat that served in World War II, one warship that saw combat in the Vietnam War, three sailing boats, two fireboats and a lightvessel.[nb 9] Salient in the list are 24 mansions,[nb 10] and four sites primarily significant for their architectural landscaping.[nb 11] Many properties, numbering in the thousands, are contributing or non-contributing structures in the state's nine National Historic Landmark Districts.[nb 12] Intellectual accomplishments of New Yorkers are associated with 22 sites, including nine university buildings,[nb 13] ten other NHLs associated with inventions, inventors or scientists,[nb 14] and four engineering landmarks, including two bridges that were once the longest of their types.[nb 15] Commercial accomplishments include 11 historic skyscrapers, five of which were once the tallest in the world,[nb 16] seven stock exchanges and other buildings important in commercial history,[nb 17] two bank buildings,[nb 18] five industrial facilities,[nb 19] and three water-based civil engineering works.[nb 20] Two are architectural oddities.[nb 21]

Mohonk Mountain House, a resort hotel located on the Shawangunk Ridge

Political and social accomplishments are represented by four former mental care institutions (a legacy of the state's leading role in mental health care),[nb 22] 14 sites associated with suffragettes or other women leaders,[nb 23] five Underground Railroad or other sites associated with abolitionists,[nb 24] six sites associated with African-American leaders,[nb 25] three sites associated with labor rights,[nb 26] and four sites associated with other social activism.[nb 27] In addition, there are 21 homes of other national leaders,[nb 28] and six government buildings that are significant on a national scale.[nb 29] Community, arts and entertainment accomplishments represented include two utopian communes,[nb 30] the Adirondack Park and four of its Great Camps,[nb 31] and five other retreat sites.[nb 32] No fewer than nine artist homes or studios are landmarked,[nb 33] as well as nine homes of writers and composers.[nb 34] There are four club buildings, of which two are historical societies,[nb 35] and eight entertainment venues or sites associated with entertainers.[nb 36] Sixteen others are unique sites that are difficult to classify.[nb 37]

McGraw-Hill Building, 42nd St., NYC

Notable architects whose work is represented in the NHLs of the state include: Alexander Jackson Davis (7 sites),[nb 38] Andrew Jackson Downing (2),[nb 39] William West Durant (2),[nb 40] Leopold Eidlitz (2),[nb 41] Cass Gilbert (2),[nb 42] Henry J. Hardenbergh (2),[nb 43] Raymond Hood (3),[nb 44] Philip Hooker (2),[nb 45] Minard Lafever (7),[nb 46] John McComb Jr. (3),[nb 47] Frederick Law Olmsted (3),[nb 48] Isaac G. Perry (2),[nb 49] George B. Post (3),[nb 50] James Renwick, Jr. (4),[nb 51] Henry Hobson Richardson (2),[nb 52] Louis Sullivan (2),[nb 53] Richard Upjohn (6),[nb 54] Calvert Vaux (6),[nb 55] and Frederick Clarke Withers (2).[nb 56] The firm McKim, Mead, and White participated in design of at least six buildings later declared to be NHLs.[nb 57] It was also that firm's work, Pennsylvania Station, whose pending demolition in 1963 launched a historic preservation movement in New York City and led to creation of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission in 1965.[5]

Current National Historic Landmarks outside New York City[edit]

The state of New York, exclusive of NYC, is home to 153 of these landmarks, which are tabulated here. Twenty-three of these are also State Historic Sites (SHS), and fourteen are National Park System areas; these designations are indicated in italics.

[6] Landmark name Image Date designated[7] Location County Description
1 Adams Power Plant Transformer House
Adams Power Plant Transformer House
May 4, 1983
(#75001212)
Niagara Falls
43°04′54″N 79°02′34″W / 43.081764°N 79.042836°W / 43.081764; -79.042836 (Adams Power Plant Transformer House)
Niagara Transformer house of the first large-scale, alternating current electric generating plant in the world; tapped power of Niagara Falls via a 7,500 foot (2,286 m) tail-race tunnel
2 Adirondack Forest Preserve
Adirondack Forest Preserve
May 23, 1963
(#66000891)
Eastern Upstate New York
43°47′13″N 74°29′06″W / 43.786958°N 74.485016°W / 43.786958; -74.485016 (Adirondack Forest Preserve)
All of Essex and Hamilton and parts of Clinton, Franklin, Fulton, Herkimer, Lewis, Oneida, St. Lawrence, Saratoga, Warren, and Washington Largest publicly protected area in the lower 48 United States; largest National Historic Landmark; largest and one of earliest areas protected by any state; established in 1885; later protected in "forever wild" section of New York state constitution
3 Susan B. Anthony House
A 2007 photograph of the Susan B Anthony House
May 23, 1965
(#66000528)
Rochester
43°09′12″N 77°37′33″W / 43.153336°N 77.625747°W / 43.153336; -77.625747 (Susan B. Anthony House)
Monroe Home of Susan B. Anthony, prominent 19th century women's rights activist
4 Armour-Stiner House
Armour-Stiner House
December 8, 1976
(#75001238)
Irvington
41°01′51″N 73°52′13″W / 41.030803°N 73.870415°W / 41.030803; -73.870415 (Armour-Stiner House)
Westchester Octagonal implementation of architectural ideas of Orson Squire Fowler
5 Bennington Battlefield
Bennington Battlefield
January 20, 1961
(#66000564)
Walloomsac
42°56′19″N 73°18′16″W / 42.938658°N 73.304418°W / 42.938658; -73.304418 (Bennington Battlefield)
Rensselaer Site of Battle of Bennington, where the American defeat of a British foraging party of dragoons helped assure the Continental Army's pivotal victory at Saratoga
6 Boston Post Road Historic District
Boston Post Road Historic District
August 30, 1993
(#82001275)
Rye
40°57′31″N 73°42′07″W / 40.958487°N 73.701922°W / 40.958487; -73.701922 (Boston Post Road Historic District)
Westchester Three mansions and grounds, including the 1838 Peter Augustus Jay House and Jay Property, Lounsberry and Whitby Castle, a private cemetery, and a nature preserve running from Boston Post Road down to the Long Island Sound, an area essentially unchanged for 200 years
7 Boughton Hill (Gannagaro)
Boughton Hill (Gannagaro)
July 19, 1964
(#66000559)
Victor
42°57′40″N 77°24′46″W / 42.961157°N 77.412736°W / 42.961157; -77.412736 (Boughton Hill (Gannagaro))
Ontario The site of a 17th-century Seneca village known as the Town of Peace and birthplace of the Iroquois Confederacy
8 Bronck House
Bronck House
December 24, 1967
(#67000012)
Coxsackie
42°20′31″N 73°50′55″W / 42.342052°N 73.848724°W / 42.342052; -73.848724 (Bronck House)
Greene Oldest structure in upstate New York; excellent example of Dutch colonial architecture
9 Dr. Oliver Bronson House and Estate
Dr. Oliver Bronson House and Estate
July 31, 2003
(#03001035)
Hudson
42°14′35″N 73°47′09″W / 42.243119°N 73.785764°W / 42.243119; -73.785764 (Dr. Oliver Bronson House and Estate)
Columbia Early example of the Hudson River bracketed style of Alexander Jackson Davis
10 John Brown Farm and Gravesite
John Brown Farm and Gravesite
August 5, 1998
(#72000840)
Lake Placid
44°15′20″N 73°58′15″W / 44.255574°N 73.970969°W / 44.255574; -73.970969 (John Brown Farm and Gravesite)
Essex Home and final resting place of famous abolitionist John Brown, executed for his raid on Harper's Ferry Armory before the Civil War
11 Buffalo and Erie County Historic Society Building
Buffalo and Erie County Historic Society Building
February 27, 1987
(#80002606)
Buffalo
42°56′08″N 78°52′36″W / 42.935556°N 78.876667°W / 42.935556; -78.876667 (Buffalo and Erie County Historic Society Building)
Erie Parthenon-evoking legacy of the 1901 Pan American Exposition; turned over to historical society afterwards
12 Buffalo State Hospital
Buffalo State Hospital
June 24, 1986
(#86003557)
Buffalo
42°55′46″N 78°52′56″W / 42.929382°N 78.882147°W / 42.929382; -78.882147 (Buffalo State Hospital)
Erie Architect H. H. Richardson's largest commission; advent of his characteristic Richardsonian Romanesque style; used to care for the mentally ill; grounds designed by Frederick Law Olmsted
13 John Burroughs' Riverby Study Upload image
October 18, 1968
(#68000035)
West Park
41°48′00″N 73°57′32″W / 41.8°N 73.958889°W / 41.8; -73.958889 (John Burroughs' Riverby Study)
Ulster Small frame structure built in 1881 by naturalist John Burroughs as a writing retreat; in this study, that looks east over the Hudson River, Burroughs wrote Fresh Fields (1884), Signs and Seasons (1886), Indoor Studies (1889), and Riverby (1894)[8]
14 Camp Pine Knot
Camp Pine Knot
August 18, 2004
(#86002934)
Raquette Lake
43°49′17″N 74°37′34″W / 43.821325°N 74.626197°W / 43.821325; -74.626197 (Camp Pine Knot)
Hamilton First of the Adirondack Great Camps; designed and built by William West Durant
15 Camp Uncas
Camp Uncas
October 6, 2008
(#86002937)
Raquette Lake
43°44′38″N 74°38′53″W / 43.743889°N 74.648056°W / 43.743889; -74.648056 (Camp Uncas)
Hamilton Second of the Adirondack Great Camps; designed and built by William West Durant
16 Canfield Casino and Congress Park
Canfield Casino and Congress Park
February 27, 1987
(#87000904)
Saratoga Springs
43°04′45″N 73°46′58″W / 43.079076°N 73.782855°W / 43.079076; -73.782855 (Canfield Casino and Congress Park)
Saratoga Former resort and casino; now houses the Saratoga Springs History Museum
17 Chautauqua Historic District
Chautauqua Historic District
June 29, 1989
(#73001168)
Chautauqua
42°12′35″N 79°28′01″W / 42.209722°N 79.466944°W / 42.209722; -79.466944 (Chautauqua Historic District)
Chautauqua Adult education and summer retreat; focuses on programs related to arts, education, religion and recreation; well-preserved 19th century architecture
18 Christeen (sloop)
Christeen (sloop)
December 4, 1991
(#91002060)
Oyster Bay
40°52′40″N 73°32′23″W / 40.87774°N 73.539702°W / 40.87774; -73.539702 (Christeen (sloop))
Nassau Oldest oyster sloop in the U.S.
19 Frederick E. Church House
Frederick E. Church House
June 22, 1965
(#66000509)
Hudson
42°13′03″N 73°49′07″W / 42.2175°N 73.818611°W / 42.2175; -73.818611 (Frederick E. Church House)
Columbia Calvert Vaux-designed home of Hudson River School painter Frederic Edwin Church; also known as Olana
20 Clermont
Clermont
November 28, 1972
(#71000535)
Clermont
42°05′09″N 73°55′09″W / 42.085922°N 73.919073°W / 42.085922; -73.919073 (Clermont)
Columbia Ancestral home of the Livingston family, prominent in colonial and early New York; known also as Clermont Manor
21 Cobblestone Historic District
Cobblestone Historic District
April 19, 1993
(#93001603)
Gaines
43°17′16″N 78°10′54″W / 43.287827°N 78.181543°W / 43.287827; -78.181543 (Cobblestone Historic District)
Orleans Three buildings: a First Universalist Church, the Ward House, and schoolhouse exemplifying 19th-century U.S. cobblestone architecture at its highest
22 Thomas Cole House
Thomas Cole House
June 23, 1965
(#66000522)
Catskill
42°13′35″N 73°51′43″W / 42.226372°N 73.862007°W / 42.226372; -73.862007 (Thomas Cole House)
Greene Home and studio of painter Thomas Cole, founder of the Hudson River School of American painting
23 Colonial Niagara Historic District
Fort Niagara from Canada
October 9, 1960
(#66000556)
Youngstown
43°15′42″N 79°03′49″W / 43.261667°N 79.063611°W / 43.261667; -79.063611 (Colonial Niagara Historic District)
Niagara Originally built by British during French and Indian War; served as US post in War of 1812 until retaken by British; ceded back at war's end
24 Roscoe Conkling House
Roscoe Conkling House
May 15, 1975
(#75001214)
Utica
43°05′46″N 75°13′47″W / 43.096108°N 75.229728°W / 43.096108; -75.229728 (Roscoe Conkling House)
Oneida Home of Roscoe Conkling, divisive U.S. senator in years after Civil War; leader of Stalwart faction of Republican Party; contributor to atmosphere that led to the assassination of James Garfield
25 Aaron Copland House
Aaron Copland House
October 6, 2008
(#03000245)
Cortlandt Manor
41°14′24″N 73°54′09″W / 41.24°N 73.9025°W / 41.24; -73.9025 (Aaron Copland House)
Westchester Home of composer Aaron Copland for last 30 years of his life
26 Croton Aqueduct (Old)
Croton Aqueduct (Old)
April 27, 1992
(#74001324)
Croton River to Manhattan
41°13′35″N 73°51′19″W / 41.226389°N 73.855278°W / 41.226389; -73.855278 (Croton Aqueduct (Old))
Westchester Large and complex water supply system for New York City; constructed between 1837 and 1842
27 De Wint House
De Wint House
May 23, 1966
(#66000568)
Tappan
41°01′11″N 73°56′48″W / 41.019722°N 73.946667°W / 41.019722; -73.946667 (De Wint House)
Rockland Oldest building in Rockland County; outstanding example of Dutch colonial architecture; used by George Washington as headquarters during final negotiations for British withdrawal from New York City
28 Delaware and Hudson Canal
Delaware and Hudson Canal
October 18, 1968
(#68000051)
Kingston, NY, Rosendale, NY, Ellenville, NY, Port Jervis, NY, Lackawaxen, PA and Honesdale, PA
41°36′26″N 74°26′53″W / 41.607222°N 74.448056°W / 41.607222; -74.448056 (Delaware and Hudson Canal)
Orange, NY, Sullivan, NY, Ulster, NY, Pike, PA and Wayne, PA Vital coal supply line for New York City in 19th century; shared with Pennsylvania
29 John William Draper House
John William Draper House
May 15, 1975
(#75001237)
Hastings-on-Hudson
40°59′24″N 73°52′48″W / 40.9901°N 73.8801°W / 40.9901; -73.8801 (John William Draper House)
Westchester Home and observatory of John William Draper, astrophotography pioneer and first person to have photographed the Moon with recognizable surface features
30 Dutch Reformed Church
Dutch Reformed Church
November 5, 1961
(#66000581)
Sleepy Hollow
41°05′25″N 73°51′43″W / 41.090408°N 73.861918°W / 41.090408; -73.861918 (Dutch Reformed Church)
Westchester Oldest church building in state dates to 1685; figures prominently in Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"
31 Dutch Reformed Church, Newburgh
Dutch Reformed Church, Newburgh
August 7, 2001
(#70000425)
Newburgh
41°30′16″N 74°00′32″W / 41.504453°N 74.008983°W / 41.504453; -74.008983 (Dutch Reformed Church, Newburgh)
Orange Church designed by Alexander Jackson Davis in 1835 in the Greek Revival style
32 Eagle Island Camp
Eagle Island Camp
August 18, 2004
(#86002941)
Saranac Inn
44°16′28″N 74°19′57″W / 44.2744°N 74.3325°W / 44.2744; -74.3325 (Eagle Island Camp)
Franklin One of the original Adirondack Great Camps, on Upper Saranac Lake; used as a Girl Scout camp today
33 Gardner Earl Memorial Chapel and Crematorium
Gardner Earl Memorial Chapel and Crematorium
March 2, 2012
(#04000091)
Troy
42°45′20″N 73°40′17″W / 42.755586°N 73.671367°W / 42.755586; -73.671367 (Gardner Earl Memorial Chapel and Crematorium)
Rensselaer Late 1880s Richardsonian Romanesque structure influenced design of many later memorial chapels.
34 George Eastman House
George Eastman House
November 13, 1966
(#66000529)
Rochester
43°09′08″N 77°34′49″W / 43.152147°N 77.580278°W / 43.152147; -77.580278 (George Eastman House)
Monroe The home of George Eastman, founder of Kodak, now an internationally known photography museum
35 Edward M. Cotter
Edward M. Cotter
June 28, 1996
(#96000968)
Buffalo
42°52′20″N 78°52′22″W / 42.872143°N 78.872824°W / 42.872143; -78.872824 (Edward M. Cotter)
Erie In use for 107 years; oldest active fireboat in the world
36 Elephant Hotel
Elephant Hotel
April 5, 2005
(#05000462)
Somers
41°19′37″N 73°41′13″W / 41.326944°N 73.686944°W / 41.326944; -73.686944 (Elephant Hotel)
Westchester "Cradle of the American circus" when it was used as headquarters by Hachaliah Bailey in the 1830s; today serves as both a museum and Somers Town Hall
37 Erie Canal
Schoharie Crossing Aqueduct
October 9, 1960
(#66000530)
Glen and Florida
42°56′23″N 74°17′11″W / 42.939625°N 74.286283°W / 42.939625; -74.286283 (Erie Canal)
Montgomery Aqueduct for Erie Canal over Schoharie Creek
38 Millard Fillmore House
Millard Fillmore House
May 30, 1974
(#74001235)
East Aurora
42°46′06″N 78°37′21″W / 42.768297°N 78.622506°W / 42.768297; -78.622506 (Millard Fillmore House)
Erie Only surviving home of 13th U.S. President Millard Fillmore, besides the White House
39 First Presbyterian Church (Old Whalers)
With steeple (before 1938)
April 19, 1994
(#94001194)
Sag Harbor
40°59′50″N 72°17′39″W / 40.997228°N 72.294072°W / 40.997228; -72.294072 (First Presbyterian Church (Old Whalers))
Suffolk Egyptian Revival style church
40 First Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Kingston
First Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Kingston
October 6, 2008
(#08001089)
Kingston
41°55′58″N 74°01′08″W / 41.932778°N 74.018889°W / 41.932778; -74.018889 (First Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Kingston)
Ulster 1850 "Old Dutch Church" is third home to congregation established in 1659. Nearby graves include George Clinton. One of the few Minard Lefever churches whose original steeple has survived. His only intact Renaissance Revival church, and his only known one in stone.
41 Gen. William Floyd House
Gen. William Floyd House
June 17, 1971
(#71000549)
Westernville
43°18′22″N 75°23′02″W / 43.306103°N 75.383897°W / 43.306103; -75.383897 (Gen. William Floyd House)
Oneida Upstate home of William Floyd, a signer of the Declaration of Independence
42 Fort Corchaug Archeological Site
Fort Corchaug Archeological Site
January 20, 1999
(#74001308)
Southold
41°00′10″N 72°29′55″W / 41.002683°N 72.498744°W / 41.002683; -72.498744 (Fort Corchaug Archeological Site)
Suffolk Site of a Native American fort
43 Fort Crailo
Fort Crailo
November 5, 1961
(#66000563)
Rensselaer
42°38′08″N 73°44′59″W / 42.635478°N 73.749625°W / 42.635478; -73.749625 (Fort Crailo)
Rensselaer Dutch colonial patroonship house; may be place where "Yankee Doodle" was written
44 Fort Crown Point
Fort Crown Point
October 18, 1968
(#68000033)
Crown Point
44°01′45″N 73°25′52″W / 44.029167°N 73.431111°W / 44.029167; -73.431111 (Fort Crown Point)
Essex Built by British to secure Lake Champlain against French in mid-18th century
45 Fort Johnson
Fort Johnson
November 28, 1972
(#72000858)
Fort Johnson
42°57′26″N 74°14′30″W / 42.957222°N 74.241667°W / 42.957222; -74.241667 (Fort Johnson)
Montgomery Home of Sir William Johnson, and later his son Sir John Johnson.
46 Fort Klock
Fort Klock
November 28, 1972
(#72000859)
St. Johnsville
42°59′06″N 74°39′01″W / 42.984997°N 74.650278°W / 42.984997; -74.650278 (Fort Klock)
Montgomery Mid-18th century fortified stone homestead in the Mohawk River Valley
47 Fort Massapeag Archeological Site Upload image
April 19, 1993
(#93000610)
Oyster Bay
40°52′00″N 73°32′00″W / 40.866667°N 73.533333°W / 40.866667; -73.533333 (Fort Massapeag Archeological Site)
Nassau Archaeological site in Oyster Bay, New York
48 Fort Montgomery
Fort Montgomery
November 28, 1972
(#72000897)
Highlands
41°19′26″N 73°59′13″W / 41.323889°N 73.986944°W / 41.323889; -73.986944 (Fort Montgomery)
Orange Built by Continental Army in an attempt to control Hudson River; later taken and destroyed by the British
49 Fort Orange Archeological Site
alt=Bronze marker on the approximate site of the fort. It reads "Fort Orange / Site of West India Company / Colony 1624. Fort Was / Located To The Southeast / By the River".
November 4, 1993
(#93001620)
Albany
42°38′41″N 73°45′01″W / 42.64485°N 73.750292°W / 42.64485; -73.750292 (Fort Orange Archeological Site)
Albany Archaeological site at first permanent Dutch settlement in New Netherland
50 Fort St. Frédéric
100 px
October 9, 1960
(#66000517)
Crown Point
44°01′49″N 73°25′34″W / 44.030365°N 73.426186°W / 44.030365; -73.426186 (Fort St. Frédéric)
Essex Mostly destroyed by French forces in French and Indian War; British built Fort Crown Point next to its ruins
51 Fort Stanwix
Fort Stanwix
November 23, 1962
(#66000057)
Rome
43°12′38″N 75°27′19″W / 43.210556°N 75.45525°W / 43.210556; -75.45525 (Fort Stanwix)
Oneida Modern reconstruction of colonial fort on original site
52 Fort Ticonderoga
Fort Ticonderoga
October 9, 1960
(#66000519)
Ticonderoga
43°50′29″N 73°23′17″W / 43.841389°N 73.388056°W / 43.841389; -73.388056 (Fort Ticonderoga)
Essex Site of important battles in both French and Indian War and American Revolution
53 General Electric Research Laboratory
General Electric Research Laboratory
May 15, 1975
(#75001227)
Schenectady
42°48′39″N 73°57′06″W / 42.810772°N 73.951575°W / 42.810772; -73.951575 (General Electric Research Laboratory)
Schenectady First industrial research facility in the U.S.
54 Geneseo Historic District
The Bear Fountain, the best-known (only?) symbol of Geneseo, New York, here decorated with flags for Memorial Day.
July 17, 1991
(#77000948)
Geneseo
42°47′46″N 77°49′00″W / 42.796237°N 77.816771°W / 42.796237; -77.816771 (Geneseo Historic District)
Livingston Well-preserved 19th century upstate village
55 Jay Gould Estate
Jay Gould Estate
November 13, 1966
(#66000582)
Tarrytown
41°03′21″N 73°51′55″W / 41.0558°N 73.8653°W / 41.0558; -73.8653 (Jay Gould Estate)
Westchester Alexander Jackson Davis-designed Gothic Revival mansion named Lyndhurst; became home to rail baron Jay Gould
56 W. & L. E. Gurley Building
W. & L. E. Gurley Building
May 4, 1983
(#70000432)
Troy
42°43′56″N 73°41′13″W / 42.732135°N 73.687068°W / 42.732135; -73.687068 (W. & L. E. Gurley Building)
Rensselaer Classical Revival structure; built in 1862; housed the W. & L. E. Gurley Company, a maker of precision measuring instruments
57 James Hall Office
James Hall Office
December 8, 1976
(#76001204)
Albany
42°38′45″N 73°46′09″W / 42.645956°N 73.769175°W / 42.645956; -73.769175 (James Hall Office)
Albany Office of paleontologist James Hall, a leader in research on the geology of North America during the 19th century; designed by Vaux and Olmsted
58 Harmony Mills
Harmony Mills building No. 3
January 20, 1999
(#78003151)
Cohoes
42°46′53″N 73°42′16″W / 42.78137°N 73.704422°W / 42.78137; -73.704422 (Harmony Mills)
Albany Largest cotton mill complex in the world when it opened in 1872; one of the finest examples of a large-scale textile mill complex outside of New England
59 E.H. Harriman Estate
E.H. Harriman Estate
November 13, 1966
(#66000561)
Harriman
41°17′48″N 74°07′09″W / 41.2967°N 74.1193°W / 41.2967; -74.1193 (E.H. Harriman Estate)
Orange Estate of railroad magnate Edward Harriman; also known as Arden
60 John A. Hartford House
John A. Hartford House
December 22, 1977
(#77000987)
Valhalla
41°04′07″N 73°47′26″W / 41.068594°N 73.79059°W / 41.068594; -73.79059 (John A. Hartford House)
Westchester Home of John Hartford, whose family built A&P into the first nationwide retail chain
61 Jean Hasbrouck House
Jean Hasbrouck House
December 24, 1967
(#67000016)
New Paltz
41°45′03″N 74°05′19″W / 41.7509°N 74.0885°W / 41.7509; -74.0885 (Jean Hasbrouck House)
Ulster Early eighteenth century example of Hudson Valley Dutch architecture; located within the Huguenot Street Historic District
62 Lemuel Haynes House
Lemuel Haynes House
May 15, 1975
(#75001235)
South Granville
43°22′16″N 73°17′00″W / 43.371078°N 73.283369°W / 43.371078; -73.283369 (Lemuel Haynes House)
Washington Last home of Lemuel Haynes, first African-American preacher ordained in America.
63 Historic Track
Historic Track
May 23, 1966
(#66000560)
Goshen
41°24′08″N 74°19′10″W / 41.4022°N 74.3195°W / 41.4022; -74.3195 (Historic Track)
Oldest continuously operated horse racing facility in U.S.
64 Holland Land Office
Holland Land Office
October 9, 1960
(#66000521)
Batavia
42°59′55″N 78°11′21″W / 42.998556°N 78.189222°W / 42.998556; -78.189222 (Holland Land Office)
Genesee Main office of Holland Land Company, early owners of Western New York.
65 Franklin B. Hough House
Franklin B. Hough House
May 23, 1963
(#66000526)
Lowville
43°47′22″N 75°29′50″W / 43.789522°N 75.497144°W / 43.789522; -75.497144 (Franklin B. Hough House)
Lewis Home of Franklin Hough, considered the father of American forestry
66 Hudson River Historic District
Wilderstein mansion
December 14, 1990
(#90002219)
East bank of river between Staatsburg and Germantown
41°55′13″N 73°56′12″W / 41.920162°N 73.936729°W / 41.920162; -73.936729 (Hudson River Historic District)
Dutchess and Columbia View of Catskills across river from here inspired Hudson River School artists; small towns with much land use and architecture preserved from past eras
67 Hudson River State Hospital, Main Building Upload image
June 30, 1989
(#89001166)
Poughkeepsie
41°43′59″N 73°55′41″W / 41.733056°N 73.928056°W / 41.733056; -73.928056 (Hudson River State Hospital, Main Building)
Dutchess Frederick Clarke Withers-designed first institutional building in the U.S. in High Victorian Gothic style. Grounds designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux
68 Huguenot Street Historic District
Huguenot Street Historic District
October 9, 1960
(#66000578)
New Paltz
41°45′00″N 74°05′21″W / 41.7500°N 74.0893°W / 41.7500; -74.0893 (Huguenot Street Historic District)
Ulster One of the oldest continuously inhabited neighborhoods in the current United States of America (Taos Pueblo is another)
69 Hurley Historic District
Hurley Historic District
November 5, 1961
(#66000577)
Hurley
41°55′32″N 74°03′49″W / 41.925556°N 74.063611°W / 41.925556; -74.063611 (Hurley Historic District)
Ulster Ten stone Dutch Colonial houses; served as the capitol of NY for two months during the American Revolution
70 Hyde Hall
Hyde Hall
June 24, 1986
(#71000555)
Glimmerglass State Park
42°47′32″N 74°52′08″W / 42.792314°N 74.868908°W / 42.792314; -74.868908 (Hyde Hall)
Otsego One of the finest American houses that combines the architectural traditions of England and America; one of the few surviving works of Philip Hooker.
71 John Jay Homestead
John Jay Homestead
May 29, 1981
(#72000918)
Katonah
41°15′05″N 73°39′36″W / 41.251488°N 73.660103°W / 41.251488; -73.660103 (John Jay Homestead)
Westchester Home of John Jay, first Chief Justice of the United States
72 Johnson Hall
Johnson Hall
October 9, 1960
(#66000520)
Johnstown
43°00′58″N 74°23′00″W / 43.016242°N 74.383315°W / 43.016242; -74.383315 (Johnson Hall)
Fulton Later home of Sir William Johnson; Johnson Hall was seized by the rebel government during the American Revolution and was subsequently acquired by Silas Talbot.
73 Kleinhans Music Hall
Kleinhans Music Hall
June 30, 1989
(#89001235)
Buffalo
42°54′07″N 78°53′01″W / 42.9019°N 78.8835°W / 42.9019; -78.8835 (Kleinhans Music Hall)
Erie Home of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, designed by Eliel and Eero Saarinen.
74 Knox Headquarters
Knox Headquarters
November 28, 1972
(#72000901)
Vails Gate
41°27′18″N 74°03′00″W / 41.4549°N 74.0501°W / 41.4549; -74.0501 (Knox Headquarters)
Orange Headquarters of Gen. Henry Knox during the American Revolution
75 Lake Mohonk Mountain House
Lake Mohonk Mountain House
June 24, 1986
(#73001280)
New Paltz
41°46′07″N 74°09′20″W / 41.768611°N 74.155556°W / 41.768611; -74.155556 (Lake Mohonk Mountain House)
Ulster Distinctive resort on Shawangunk Ridge; site of 1895-1916 conference that led to establishment of Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague
76 Lamoka Upload image
January 20, 1961
(#66000571)
Tyrone
Coordinates missing
Schuyler First archeological evidence of an Archaic (c. 3,500 BCE) hunter-gatherer culture in the U.S.
77 Land Tortoise (radeau) Upload image
August 5, 1998
(#95000819)
Bottom of Lake George
43°25′16″N 73°42′30″W / 43.421111°N 73.708333°W / 43.421111; -73.708333 (Land Tortoise (radeau))
Warren Only known surviving radeau (simple flat-bottomed ship with cannon), sunk under 100 feet (30 m) of water during French and Indian War
78 Irving Langmuir House
Irving Langmuir House
January 7, 1976
(#76001275)
Schenectady
42°48′58″N 73°55′09″W / 42.816233°N 73.919189°W / 42.816233; -73.919189 (Irving Langmuir House)
Schenectady Home of physicist-chemist Irving Langmuir, winner of the 1932 Nobel Prize during his research career with General Electric
79 Lindenwald
Lindenwald
July 4, 1961
(#66000510)
Kinderhook
42°22′11″N 73°42′15″W / 42.369706°N 73.704206°W / 42.369706; -73.704206 (Lindenwald)
Columbia Home of U.S. President Martin Van Buren; designed in part by Richard Upjohn
80 Manitoga (Russel Wright House and Studio)
Manitoga (Russel Wright House and Studio)
February 17, 2006
(#96001269)
Garrison
41°20′55″N 73°57′04″W / 41.3487°N 73.9512°W / 41.3487; -73.9512 (Manitoga (Russel Wright House and Studio))
Putnam House and studio of industrial designer Russel Wright. Designed by Wright and his wife to be sustainable and blend in with surrounding environment
81 Darwin D. Martin House
Darwin D. Martin House
February 24, 1986
(#86000160)
Buffalo
42°55′52″N 78°50′29″W / 42.931175°N 78.841378°W / 42.931175; -78.841378 (Darwin D. Martin House)
Erie Considered the most important building of architect Frank Lloyd Wright's early career.
82 Lewis Miller Cottage, Chautauqua Institution
Lewis Miller Cottage, Chautauqua Institution
December 21, 1965
(#66000506)
Chautauqua
42°11′54″N 78°44′21″W / 42.198331°N 78.739217°W / 42.198331; -78.739217 (Lewis Miller Cottage, Chautauqua Institution)
Chautauqua Home of Lewis Miller, founder of Chautauqua Institution, located on grounds
83 Edna St. Vincent Millay House (Steepletop)
Edna St. Vincent Millay House (Steepletop)
November 11, 1971
(#71000534)
Austerlitz
42°19′13″N 73°26′52″W / 42.320278°N 73.447778°W / 42.320278; -73.447778 (Edna St. Vincent Millay House (Steepletop))
Columbia Home of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Edna St. Vincent Millay
84 Modesty (sloop)
Modesty (sloop)
August 7, 2001
(#01001051)
West Sayville
40°43′22″N 73°05′43″W / 40.722775°N 73.095286°W / 40.722775; -73.095286 (Modesty (sloop))
Suffolk Example of a Long Island oyster dredging sloop, and only extant one that operated purely on sail power
85 Mohawk Upper Castle Historic District
Mohawk Upper Castle Historic District
November 4, 1993
(#93001621)
Danube
43°00′10″N 74°46′40″W / 43.002778°N 74.777778°W / 43.002778; -74.777778 (Mohawk Upper Castle Historic District)
Herkimer Historic district including the Indian Castle Church as well as archaeological site areas
86 Montauk Point Light
Montauk Point Light
March 2, 2012
(#69000142)
East Hampton
41°04′15″N 71°51′26″W / 41.07097°N 71.85709°W / 41.07097; -71.85709 (Montauk Point Light)
Suffolk Built in 1797, oldest lighthouse in New York and fourth-oldest in country
87 Montgomery Place
100 px
April 8, 1992
(#75001184)
Annandale
42°00′52″N 73°55′08″W / 42.014543°N 73.918982°W / 42.014543; -73.918982 (Montgomery Place)
Dutchess Federal-style house, with expansion designed by architect Alexander Jackson Davis
88 Thomas Moran House
Thomas Moran House
December 21, 1965
(#66000574)
East Hampton
40°57′14″N 72°11′40″W / 40.953767°N 72.194514°W / 40.953767; -72.194514 (Thomas Moran House)
Suffolk Home of the Hudson River School painter Thomas Moran who helped inspire the creation of the National Park system
89 Morrill Hall, Cornell University
McGraw Hall (L) and Uris Library/McGraw Tower (R)
December 21, 1965
(#66000576)
Ithaca
42°26′55″N 76°29′08″W / 42.448681°N 76.485594°W / 42.448681; -76.485594 (Morrill Hall, Cornell University)
Tompkins First building of Cornell University
90 Samuel F. B. Morse House
Samuel F. B. Morse House
January 29, 1964
(#66000515)
Poughkeepsie
41°37′51″N 73°55′10″W / 41.6309°N 73.9195°W / 41.6309; -73.9195 (Samuel F. B. Morse House)
Dutchess Home of telegraph inventor Samuel F. B. Morse in his later years; preserved by subsequent owners
91 William Sidney Mount House
William Sidney Mount House
December 21, 1965
(#66000575)
Stony Brook
40°54′27″N 73°08′18″W / 40.907394°N 73.138286°W / 40.907394; -73.138286 (William Sidney Mount House)
Suffolk Home and studio of painter William Sidney Mount
92 Mount Lebanon Shaker Society
Mount Lebanon Shaker Society
June 23, 1965
(#66000511)
New Lebanon
42°27′09″N 73°22′50″W / 42.452550°N 73.380657°W / 42.452550; -73.380657 (Mount Lebanon Shaker Society)
Columbia Main Shaker community established in U.S.
93 Kate Mullany House
Kate Mullany House
April 1, 1998
(#98000453)
Troy
42°44′24″N 73°40′54″W / 42.7399°N 73.681803°W / 42.7399; -73.681803 (Kate Mullany House)
Rensselaer Home of Kate Mullany, early female labor organizer and founder of Collar Laundry Union
94 Nash (harbor tug)
Nash (harbor tug)
December 4, 1991
(#91002059)
Oswego
43°27′49″N 76°30′56″W / 43.463478°N 76.515608°W / 43.463478; -76.515608 (Nash (harbor tug))
Oswego Last surviving U.S. Army vessel that participated in World War II's D-Day Normandy landing
95 New York State Capitol
New York State Capitol
January 29, 1979
(#71000519)
Albany
42°39′09″N 73°45′26″W / 42.652553°N 73.757323°W / 42.652553; -73.757323 (New York State Capitol)
Albany Built in two different architectural styles; one of ten U.S. state capitol buildings without a dome
96 New York State Inebriate Asylum
New York State Inebriate Asylum
December 9, 1997
(#96000814)
Binghamton
42°06′23″N 75°51′57″W / 42.10648°N 75.86575°W / 42.10648; -75.86575 (New York State Inebriate Asylum)
Broome First hospital built to treat alcoholism and view it as a medical problem rather than a character flaw
97 Newtown Battlefield
Newtown Battlefield
November 28, 1972
(#72000826)
Elmira
42°02′43″N 76°44′00″W / 42.045385°N 76.733451°W / 42.045385; -76.733451 (Newtown Battlefield)
Chemung Site of only major battle of the Sullivan Expedition, a decisive victory by General John Sullivan over of Loyalist-Indian forces led by Joseph Brant, in August 1779
98 Niagara Reservation
Niagara Reservation
May 23, 1963
(#66000555)
Niagara Falls
43°05′N 79°04′W / 43.08°N 79.07°W / 43.08; -79.07 (Niagara Reservation)
Niagara Oldest U.S. state park (1885); built around U.S. side of Niagara Falls
99 Nott Memorial Hall
Nott Memorial Hall
June 24, 1986
(#72000912)
Schenectady
42°49′02″N 73°55′49″W / 42.817239°N 73.930303°W / 42.817239; -73.930303 (Nott Memorial Hall)
Schenectady Sixteen-sided building on Union College campus considered outstanding example of Victorian Gothic architecture
100 Old Blenheim Bridge
Blenheim Bridge in 2008
January 29, 1964
(#66000570)
North Blenheim
42°28′21″N 74°26′29″W / 42.472531°N 74.44127°W / 42.472531; -74.44127 (Old Blenheim Bridge)
Schoharie Longest single span covered bridge in Eastern United States; one of the longest in the world, until destruction during floods after Hurricane Irene in 2011.
101 Old House
Old House
November 5, 1961
(#66000573)
Cutchogue
41°00′30″N 72°29′08″W / 41.008392°N 72.485691°W / 41.008392; -72.485691 (Old House)
Suffolk Built in 1649; asserted to be "one of the finest surviving examples of English domestic architecture in America"
102 Old Main, Vassar College
Old Main, Vassar College
June 24, 1986
(#73001183)
Poughkeepsie
41°41′12″N 73°53′45″W / 41.686675°N 73.895831°W / 41.686675; -73.895831 (Old Main, Vassar College)
Dutchess Second Empire building was the second building of one of America's first women's colleges
103 Oneida Community Mansion House
Oneida Community Mansion House
June 23, 1965
(#66000527)
Oneida
43°03′37″N 75°36′19″W / 43.060356°N 75.605175°W / 43.060356; -75.605175 (Oneida Community Mansion House)
Madison Built in 1848 for the Oneida Community
104 Oriskany Battlefield
Oriskany Battlefield
November 23, 1962
(#66000558)
Oriskany
43°10′38″N 75°22′10″W / 43.177259°N 75.369521°W / 43.177259; -75.369521 (Oriskany Battlefield)
Oneida Local militias held off pro-British Indians and Loyalists in Battle of Oriskany, one of the few battles of the Revolutionary War in which all participants were natives of North America
105 Owl's Nest
Owl's Nest
November 11, 1971
(#71000565)
Lake George
43°26′41″N 73°39′18″W / 43.444722°N 73.655°W / 43.444722; -73.655 (Owl's Nest)
Warren Home of author Edward Eggleston, one of America's first realist novelists
106 Thomas Paine Cottage
Thomas Paine Cottage
November 28, 1972
(#72000920)
New Rochelle
40°56′11″N 73°47′12″W / 40.936389°N 73.786667°W / 40.936389; -73.786667 (Thomas Paine Cottage)
Westchester Home and gravesite of Thomas Paine, author of Common Sense
107 Palisades Interstate Park
Palisades Interstate Park
January 12, 1965
(#66000890)
Hudson River western shoreline; shared with New Jersey
40°57′11″N 73°55′52″W / 40.95319°N 73.93099°W / 40.95319; -73.93099 (Palisades Interstate Park)
Rockland, NY, Orange County, NY, and Bergen, NJ Joint effort by two states to preserve scenic beauty of west Hudson Palisades and protect them from development and quarrying
108 Petrified Sea Gardens
Prehistoric grotto at Petrified Sea Gardens
January 20, 1999
(#99000631)
Saratoga Springs
43°04′59″N 73°50′40″W / 43.083047°N 73.844489°W / 43.083047; -73.844489 (Petrified Sea Gardens)
Saratoga First stromatolites in North America discovered here; fossils of marine algae were fully described by pioneering female paleontologist Winifred Goldring
109 Philipsburg Manor House
Philipsburg Manor House
November 5, 1961
(#66000584)
Sleepy Hollow
41°05′26″N 73°51′55″W / 41.090556°N 73.865278°W / 41.090556; -73.865278 (Philipsburg Manor House)
Westchester Historic house, water mill, and trading site; at one time, one of the largest slave holdings in the colonial North
110 Philipse Manor Hall
Philipse Manor Hall
November 5, 1961
(#66000585)
Yonkers
40°56′08″N 73°53′59″W / 40.935556°N 73.899722°W / 40.935556; -73.899722 (Philipse Manor Hall)
Westchester Historic house museum; Westchester County's oldest standing building
111 Plattsburgh Bay
Plattsburgh Bay
December 19, 1960
(#66000507)
Lake Champlain
44°41′33″N 73°22′34″W / 44.692576°N 73.376141°W / 44.692576; -73.376141 (Plattsburgh Bay)
Clinton Site of Battle of Plattsburgh, where U.S. land and naval forces repulsed the last foreign invasion attempt on the northern states during the War of 1812
112 Playland Amusement Park
Playland Amusement Park
February 27, 1987
(#80004529)
Rye
40°57′57″N 73°40′26″W / 40.965833°N 73.673889°W / 40.965833; -73.673889 (Playland Amusement Park)
Westchester The only publicly owned amusement park in the U.S.; rides and attractions were designed in the Art Deco style
113 Jackson Pollock House and Studio
Jackson Pollock House and Studio
April 19, 1994
(#94001193)
East Hampton
41°01′26″N 72°09′18″W / 41.023848°N 72.15492°W / 41.023848; -72.15492 (Jackson Pollock House and Studio)
Suffolk Home and studio of painter Jackson Pollock and his wife Lee Krasner beginning in 1945
114 Priscilla (sloop)
Priscilla (sloop)
February 17, 2006
(#06000238)
West Sayville
40°43′22″N 73°05′43″W / 40.722775°N 73.095286°W / 40.722775; -73.095286 (Priscilla (sloop))
Suffolk Example of a classic Long Island oyster dredging sloop
115 Prudential (Guaranty) Building
Prudential (Guaranty) Building
May 15, 1975
(#73001187)
Buffalo
42°52′58″N 78°52′36″W / 42.882761°N 78.876739°W / 42.882761; -78.876739 (Prudential (Guaranty) Building)
Erie Early skyscraper design; collaboration between Louis Sullivan and Dankmar Adler
116 John D. Rockefeller Estate
John D. Rockefeller Estate
May 11, 1976
(#76001290)
Pocantico Hills
41°05′23″N 73°50′40″W / 41.089722°N 73.844444°W / 41.089722; -73.844444 (John D. Rockefeller Estate)
Westchester Estate of the oil tycoons, the Rockefeller family; also known as Kykuit
117 Elihu Root House
Elihu Root House
November 28, 1972
(#72000893)
Clinton
43°02′59″N 75°24′18″W / 43.049714°N 75.405011°W / 43.049714; -75.405011 (Elihu Root House)
Oneida Home of Elihu Root, U.S. Senator, Secretary of War, Secretary of State, and recipient of the 1912 Nobel Peace Prize
118 Rose Hill
Rose Hill
June 24, 1986
(#73001269)
Fayette
42°51′38″N 76°56′09″W / 42.860556°N 76.935833°W / 42.860556; -76.935833 (Rose Hill)
Large-scale Greek Revival house
119 Roycroft Campus
Roycroft Campus
February 24, 1986
(#74001236)
East Aurora
42°46′04″N 78°37′04″W / 42.7677°N 78.6178°W / 42.7677; -78.6178 (Roycroft Campus)
Erie Elbert Hubbard-founded home of a key community in the Arts and crafts movement
120 Rudolph Oyster House
Rudolph Oyster House
August 7, 2001
(#01001052)
West Sayville
40°43′22″N 73°05′43″W / 40.722775°N 73.095286°W / 40.722775; -73.095286 (Rudolph Oyster House)
Suffolk Early 20th century seafood processing plant
121 Sagamore Camp
Sagamore Camp
May 16, 2000
(#76001221)
Raquette Lake
43°45′56″N 74°37′38″W / 43.765458°N 74.627292°W / 43.765458; -74.627292 (Sagamore Camp)
Hamilton Designed by William West Durant; one of the most sophisticated and evolved examples of the Adirondack Great Camps
122 St. Paul's Cathedral
St. Paul's Cathedral
December 23, 1987
(#73002298)
Buffalo
42°52′58″N 78°52′35″W / 42.882667°N 78.876375°W / 42.882667; -78.876375 (St. Paul's Cathedral)
Erie Gothic Revival church designed by Richard Upjohn
123 St. Peter's Episcopal Church
St. Peter's Episcopal Church
January 16, 1980
(#72000817)
Albany
42°39′03″N 73°45′16″W / 42.650831°N 73.754453°W / 42.650831; -73.754453 (St. Peter's Episcopal Church)
Albany Gothic church by architect Richard Upjohn
124 Santanoni Preserve
Santanoni Preserve
May 16, 2000
(#86002955)
Newcomb
44°00′41″N 74°07′44″W / 44.011389°N 74.128889°W / 44.011389; -74.128889 (Santanoni Preserve)
Essex One of the earliest Adirondack Great Camps; a major influence on later ones
125 Saratoga Spa State Park
Saratoga Spa State Park
February 27, 1987
(#85002357)
Saratoga Springs
43°03′04″N 73°48′14″W / 43.051°N 73.804°W / 43.051; -73.804 (Saratoga Spa State Park)
Saratoga Site of only active geysers in Eastern U.S.; popular resort for wealthy in early 20th century
126 Schuyler Flatts Archeological District
Schuyler Flatts Archeological District
November 4, 1993
(#74001217)
Albany
42°42′23″N 73°42′29″W / 42.706486°N 73.708137°W / 42.706486; -73.708137 (Schuyler Flatts Archeological District)
Albany Archeological district with artifacts from 6,000 years of human habitation; now a local park.
127 Philip Schuyler Mansion
Philip Schuyler Mansion
December 24, 1967
(#67000008)
Albany
42°38′29″N 73°45′33″W / 42.641413°N 73.759251°W / 42.641413; -73.759251 (Philip Schuyler Mansion)
Albany Home of Philip Schuyler, general in the Continental Army and early U.S. Senator
128 William H. Seward House
William H. Seward House
January 29, 1964
(#66000504)
Auburn
42°55′33″N 76°33′59″W / 42.925792°N 76.566364°W / 42.925792; -76.566364 (William H. Seward House)
Cayuga Home for many years of William Henry Seward, statesman whose long career was capped by the purchase of Alaska as Secretary of State
129 Slabsides
Slabsides
November 24, 1968
(#68000034)
West Park
41°47′40″N 73°58′23″W / 41.794444°N 73.973056°W / 41.794444; -73.973056 (Slabsides)
Ulster Log cabin built by John Burroughs and son as nature retreat
130 USS Slater
USS Slater
March 2, 2012
(#98000393)
Albany
42°38′33″N 73°44′59″W / 42.64257°N 73.74968°W / 42.64257; -73.74968 (USS Slater)
Albany Only remaining destroyer escort still afloat.
131 Gerrit Smith Estate
Gerrit Smith Estate
January 30, 2001
(#97001386)
Peterboro
42°58′04″N 75°41′14″W / 42.967647°N 75.687089°W / 42.967647; -75.687089 (Gerrit Smith Estate)
Madison Home of Gerrit Smith, 19th century social reformer and presidential candidate
132 John Philip Sousa House
John Philip Sousa House
May 23, 1966
(#66000532)
Port Washington
40°50′38″N 73°43′49″W / 40.843891°N 73.730397°W / 40.843891; -73.730397 (John Philip Sousa House)
Nassau Home of legendary bandleader and composer John Philip Sousa
133 Springside
Springside
August 11, 1969
(#69000141)
Poughkeepsie
41°41′21″N 73°55′43″W / 41.6891°N 73.9287°W / 41.6891; -73.9287 (Springside)
Dutchess Only surviving landscape designed by Andrew Jackson Downing; also known as Matthew Vassar Estate
134 Elizabeth Cady Stanton House
Elizabeth Cady Stanton House
June 23, 1965
(#66000572)
Seneca Falls
42°54′45″N 76°47′18″W / 42.912628°N 76.788378°W / 42.912628; -76.788378 (Elizabeth Cady Stanton House)
Seneca Home of 19th century feminist Elizabeth Cady Stanton
135 Stepping Stones (Bill and Lois Wilson House)
Stepping Stones (Bill and Lois Wilson House)
October 16, 2012
(#04000705)
Katonah
41°14′48″N 73°42′04″W / 41.24671°N 73.70106°W / 41.24671; -73.70106 (Stepping Stones (Bill and Lois Wilson House))
Westchester Home of Alcoholics Anonymous cofounder Bill W. and his wife Lois; he wrote The Big Book here and the table around which AA was founded is on exhibit.
136 Stony Point Battlefield
Stony Point Battlefield
January 20, 1961
(#66000567)
Stony Point
41°14′29″N 73°58′25″W / 41.241449°N 73.973522°W / 41.241449; -73.973522 (Stony Point Battlefield)
Rockland Site of Anthony Wayne's victory over the British in the Battle of Stony Point
137 USS The Sullivans
USS The Sullivans
January 14, 1986
(#86000085)
Buffalo
42°52′40″N 78°52′52″W / 42.877639°N 78.880978°W / 42.877639; -78.880978 (USS The Sullivans)
Erie Excellent example of a Fletcher class destroyer; saw service in World War II and Korea; now in the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park
138 Sunnyside
Sunnyside
December 29, 1962
(#66000583)
Tarrytown
41°02′52″N 73°52′12″W / 41.0478°N 73.8699°W / 41.0478; -73.8699 (Sunnyside)
Westchester Estate of writer Washington Irving, best known for his short stories "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle"
139 Top Cottage
Top Cottage
December 9, 1997
(#97001679)
Hyde Park
41°45′54″N 73°53′19″W / 41.765°N 73.888611°W / 41.765; -73.888611 (Top Cottage)
Dutchess Fieldstone cottage built as retreat for Franklin D. Roosevelt, with his input; one of the first American buildings designed to be fully wheelchair accessible
140 Troy Savings Bank
Troy Savings Bank
April 11, 1989
(#89001066)
Troy
42°43′49″N 73°41′17″W / 42.730278°N 73.688056°W / 42.730278; -73.688056 (Troy Savings Bank)
Rensselaer Designed by George B. Post to accommodate both a functioning bank on the first floor and an auditorium
141 Harriet Tubman Home for the Aged, Harriet Tubman Residence, Thompson A.M.E. Zion Church
Harriet Tubman Home for the Aged, Harriet Tubman Residence, Thompson A.M.E. Zion Church
May 30, 1974
(#74001222)
Auburn
42°54′40″N 76°34′04″W / 42.911103°N 76.567781°W / 42.911103; -76.567781 (Harriet Tubman Home for the Aged, Harriet Tubman Residence, Thompson A.M.E. Zion Church)
Cayuga Properties associated with Harriet Tubman, a conductor on the Underground Railroad
142 United States Military Academy
United States Military Academy
December 19, 1960
(#66000562)
Highlands
41°23′32″N 73°57′27″W / 41.392184°N 73.957536°W / 41.392184; -73.957536 (United States Military Academy)
Orange Commonly known as West Point; oldest continuously occupied military post in the nation and alma mater of many U.S. Army leaders
143 Utica State Hospital (Main Building)
Utica State Hospital (Main Building)
June 30, 1989
(#71000548)
Utica
43°06′18″N 75°15′12″W / 43.104962°N 75.253472°W / 43.104962; -75.253472 (Utica State Hospital (Main Building))
Oneida First hospital for the "insane poor"; archetypal Greek Revival building
144 Valcour Bay
Valcour Bay
January 1, 1961
(#66000508)
Lake Champlain
44°37′04″N 73°25′57″W / 44.617778°N 73.4325°W / 44.617778; -73.4325 (Valcour Bay)
Clinton Site of Battle of Valcour Island during the Revolutionary War
145 Van Alen House
Van Alen House
December 24, 1967
(#67000011)
Kinderhook
42°22′52″N 73°41′29″W / 42.381094°N 73.691417°W / 42.381094; -73.691417 (Van Alen House)
Columbia Exemplary Dutch colonial farmhouse, built in 1737 and preserved largely intact
146 Van Cortlandt Manor
Van Cortlandt Manor
November 5, 1961
(#66000579)
Croton-On-Hudson
41°11′30″N 73°52′35″W / 41.191644°N 73.876515°W / 41.191644; -73.876515 (Van Cortlandt Manor)
Westchester Colonial manor house from early 18th century
147 Vassar College Observatory
Vassar College Observatory
July 17, 1991
(#91002051)
Poughkeepsie
41°41′15″N 73°53′37″W / 41.6875°N 73.893611°W / 41.6875; -73.893611 (Vassar College Observatory)
Dutchess Workplace and home of Maria Mitchell, important 19th century astronomer and pioneering woman in the science
148 Villa Lewaro
Villa Lewaro
May 11, 1976
(#76001289)
Irvington
41°02′35″N 73°51′50″W / 41.043169°N 73.863997°W / 41.043169; -73.863997 (Villa Lewaro)
Westchester Home of Madam C.J. Walker, first known African-American millionaire
149 Washington's Headquarters
Washington's Headquarters
January 20, 1961
(#66000887)
Newburgh
41°29′55″N 74°00′28″W / 41.498611°N 74.007778°W / 41.498611; -74.007778 (Washington's Headquarters)
Orange Headquarters of Washington during the final years of the Revolutionary War; Dutch stone house; oldest building in Newburgh; first-ever property designated as a historic site by a U.S. state
150 Watervliet Arsenal
Watervliet Arsenal
November 13, 1966
(#66000503)
Watervliet
42°43′06″N 73°42′31″W / 42.718333°N 73.708611°W / 42.718333; -73.708611 (Watervliet Arsenal)
Albany Oldest arsenal in U.S.
151 Elkanah Watson House
Elkanah Watson House
July 19, 1964
(#66000518)
Port Kent
44°31′30″N 73°24′21″W / 44.524947°N 73.405867°W / 44.524947; -73.405867 (Elkanah Watson House)
Essex Home of Elkanah Watson, Revolutionary-era diplomat, founder of the county fair and early promoter of canals
152 Willard Memorial Chapel-Welch Memorial Hall
Willard Memorial Chapel-Welch Memorial Hall
April 5, 2005
(#89000461)
Auburn
42°56′14″N 76°33′48″W / 42.937086°N 76.563464°W / 42.937086; -76.563464 (Willard Memorial Chapel-Welch Memorial Hall)
Cayuga Last remaining Louis Comfort Tiffany stained glass installation in its original form
153 Yaddo
Yaddo
February 27, 2013
(#13000282)
Saratoga Springs
43°04′07″N 73°45′29″W / 43.06848°N 73.75813°W / 43.06848; -73.75813 (Yaddo)
Saratoga Former estate now a prominent artists' colony and writers' retreat.

Current NHLs in NYC[edit]

New York City alone is home to 108 NHLs. The earliest was one designated on October 9, 1960; the latest was designated on September 20, 2006. Many of the NHLs in NYC are also landmarked individually or as part of districts by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission. See List of New York City Designated Landmarks.

Historic areas in the United States National Park System[edit]

National Historic Sites, National Historic Parks, National Memorials, and certain other areas listed in the National Park system are historic landmarks of national importance that are highly protected already, often before the inauguration of the NHL program in 1960, and are often not also named NHLs per se. There are 20 of these in New York State. The National Park Service lists 18 of these together with the NHLs in the state,[3] and there are also two National Historic Sites that are "affiliated areas," receiving National Parlk Service support but not directly administered by it.[nb 58] Seven of the 20 were declared National Historic Landmarks, in several instances before receiving the higher protection designation, and retain their NHL standing. Four of these are listed above and three are included within the New York City list of NHLs. The 13 others are:

Landmark name
Image Date established[9][10] Location County Description
1 Castle Clinton National Monument Castle Clinton in Battery Park (HABS) August 12, 1946 New York New York Circular sandstone fort in Battery Park at the southern tip of Manhattan, New York City
2 Statue of Liberty National Monument Liberty 2005 3.jpg October 15, 1924 Liberty Island New York Monument presented to the United States by the people of France in 1886
3 Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga-tower.jpg June 1, 1938 Stillwater, Schuylerville and Victory Saratoga Site of the 1777 Battle of Saratoga, the first significant American military victory of the American Revolutionary War
4 Women's Rights National Historical Park Remains of the Wesleyan Chapel. December 8, 1980 Seneca Falls and Waterloo Seneca Established in 1980 in Seneca Falls and nearby Waterloo, New York; includes the Wesleyan Chapel, site of the Seneca Falls Convention and the Elizabeth Cady Stanton House
5 Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site Stone Cottage May 27, 1977 Hyde Park Dutchess Eleanor Roosevelt developed property; place that she could develop some of her ideas for work with winter jobs for rural workers and women; includes a large two-story stuccoed building that housed Val-Kill Industries; would become Eleanor's home after Franklin's death
6 Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site Front elevation of house, with visitors, in 2004 January 15, 1944 Hyde Park Dutchess Birthplace, lifelong home, and burial place of the 32nd President of the United States, Franklin Delano Roosevelt
7 Sagamore Hill National Historic Site Sagamore Hill July 25, 1962 Cove Neck Nassau Home of the 26th President of the United States Theodore Roosevelt from 1886 until his death in 1919
8 Saint Paul's Church National Historic Site Saint Paul's Church National Historic Site.jpg July 5, 1943 Mount Vernon Westchester Colonial church used as a military hospital during the American Revolutionary War
9 Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site The front and entrance of the house. July 25, 1962 New York New York Theodore Roosevelt born on this site on October 27, 1858
10 Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site Ansley Wilcox House, 1965 November 2, 1966 Buffalo Erie Site of Theodore Roosevelt's oath of office as President of the United States on September 14, 1901
11 Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site The severe classicism, perfect balance, and heavy ornamentation of Hyde Park, designed for Frederick Vanderbilt by McKim, Mead & White, is a perfect example of Beaux-Arts architecture. December 18, 1940 Hyde Park Dutchess Includes pleasure grounds with views of the Hudson River and Catskill Mountains, formal gardens, natural woodlands, and numerous support structures as well as a 54 room mansion; completed in 1898; perfect example of the Beaux-Arts architecture style
12 Federal Hall National Memorial Federal Hall NYC1.jpg May 26, 1939 New York New York First capitol of the United States of America; site of George Washington's first inauguration in 1789; place where the United States Bill of Rights passed; original building was demolished in the nineteenth century; replaced by the current structure, that served as the first United States Customs House
13 General Grant National Memorial Grant's tomb 2004 April 27, 1897 New York New York Mausoleum containing the bodies of Ulysses S. Grant (1822–1885), an American Civil War General and the 18th President of the United States, and his wife, Julia Dent Grant (1826–1902)

There are four other National Park Service areas in New York State that do not have historic standing.[nb 59]

Former NHLs in New York[edit]

Landmark name
[2]
Image Date of designation[2] Location County Description[11]
1 Edwin H. Armstrong House Standing, circa 1975 Demolished, 1983 January 7, 1976 Yonkers Westchester Home of scientist and FM radio inventor Edwin H. Armstrong; demolished in 1983 and subsequently de-designated
2 USS Edson (DD-946) USS Edson (DD-946).jpg June 21, 1990 Manhattan New York One of two surviving Forrest Sherman-class destroyers; saw action from World War II to Vietnam; In NYC from 1989 to 2004; relocated to Michigan in 2013.
3 Fir (Coast Guard cutter) Lighthouse tender USCGC Fir at sea with the Cape Flattery Light, Washington, in the background. April 27, 1992 Staten Island (formerly intended) Richmond (formerly intended) Lighthouse tender that served on west coast; last working vessel in the fleet of the United States Lighthouse Service, ancestors of today's Coast Guard buoy tenders; at NHL designation it was intended to become a museum ship in New York, but it is unclear if the ship ever visited; recently[dated info] sold in California
4 Nantucket (lightship) Nantucket-lightship.jpg December 20, 1989 Boston
42°21′40″N 71°02′07″W / 42.361163°N 71.035269°W / 42.361163; -71.035269
Largest lightship ever built. Originally listed while she was primarily in Maine; sojourned for several years in Oyster Bay, New York. Arrived in Boston May 11, 2010.

Key[edit]

National Historic Landmark
National Historic Landmark District
National Memorial
* National Historic Site
National Monument
National Historical Park
Delisted landmark

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The nine archeological sites are: Boston Post Road Historic District, location of an 8000-year-old Paleo-Indian Archaeological site, Ganondagan State Historic Site, Fort Corchaug Archeological Site, Fort Massapeag Archeological Site, Fort Orange Archeological Site, Lamoka Site, Mohawk Upper Castle Historic District, Schuyler Flatts, and two in NYC: (African Burial Ground, and Wards Point Archeological Site).
  2. ^ The twelve Dutch home sites are: Bronck House, De Wint House, Fort Crailo, Jean Hasbrouck House, Huguenot Street Historic District, Hurley Historic District, Philipsburg Manor House, Van Alen House, and four in NYC (Conference House, Voorlezer's House, Wyckoff-Bennett Homestead, and Wyckoff House).
  3. ^ The twenty-one churches or houses of worship are: one of the three buildings in Cobblestone Historic District, Dutch Reformed Church (Newburgh, New York), Dutch Reformed Church (Sleepy Hollow), First Presbyterian Church (Sag Harbor, New York), First Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Kingston, Harriet Tubman's Thompson AME Zion Church, the Indian Castle Church in Mohawk Upper Castle Historic District, St. Paul's Cathedral (Buffalo), St. Peter's Episcopal Church (Albany, New York), Willard Memorial Chapel-Welch Memorial Hall and 11 in NYC (Central Synagogue, Church of the Ascension, Eldridge Street Synagogue, Grace Church, New York, Old Quaker Meeting House (Flushing, Queens), Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims, St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church, Trinity Church, St. George's Episcopal Church, St. Patrick's Cathedral, and St. Paul's Chapel).
  4. ^ The thirteen fort sites include five standing forts: Fort Crown Point, Fort Montgomery (Hudson River), Fort Niagara, Fort Stanwix, and Fort Ticonderoga; three fortified houses: Fort Crailo, Fort Klock, and Fort Johnson; and six ruins: Fort Corchaug Archeological Site, Fort Massapeag Archeological Site, Mohawk Upper Castle Historic District, Fort Orange Archeological Site, and Fort St. Frédéric.
  5. ^ The five other battlegrounds are: Bennington Battlefield, Newtown Battlefield, Oriskany Battlefield, Plattsburgh Bay, and Stony Point Battlefield.
  6. ^ The seven military support sites are: Washington's Headquarters, Knox's Headquarters, United States Military Academy, Watervliet Arsenal, and three in NYC (69th Regiment Armory, Quarters A, Brooklyn Navy Yard, and the Seventh Regiment Armory).
  7. ^ The shipwreck site is Land Tortoise (shipwreck).
  8. ^ The military site associated with the Civil War is Watervliet Arsenal.
  9. ^ The ten ships are: Edward M. Cotter (fireboat), Modesty (sloop), Nash (tugboat), Priscilla (sloop), USS The Sullivans (DD-537), and five in NYC (Ambrose (lightship), Firefighter (fireboat), USS Intrepid, and Lettie G. Howard (schooner)).
  10. ^ The 24 mansions include 17 in the Hudson River valley or otherwise outside NYC: Boston Post Road Historic District, including the 1838 Peter Augustus Jay House, Clermont, Jay Gould Estate, E.H. Harriman Estate, John Hartford House, Hyde Hall, Lindenwald, Philipse Manor Hall, John D. Rockefeller Estate, Rose Hill (Fayette), Dr. Oliver Bronson House and Estate, Montgomery Place, Elkanah Watson House, Philip Schuyler Mansion, Sunnyside, Villa Lewaro, and Samuel F. B. Morse House, and seven in NYC: (Bartow-Pell Mansion, Carnegie Mansion, Pierpont Morgan Library, King Manor, Harry F. Sinclair House, Morris-Jumel Mansion, and Van Cortlandt House).
  11. ^ The four landscaped sites are Springside (Matthew Vassar Estate) and three in NYC: (Central Park, Green-Wood Cemetery, and New York Botanical Garden).
  12. ^ The nine historic districts are: Boston Post Road Historic District, Chautauqua Historic District, Cobblestone Historic District, Geneseo Historic District, Hudson River Historic District, Huguenot Street Historic District, Hurley Historic District, and two in NYC: Brooklyn Heights Historic District and SoHo-Cast Iron Historic District.
  13. ^ The nine university buildings are: Morrill Hall, Main Building (Vassar College), Vassar College Observatory, Nott Memorial Hall, Elihu Root House, and four in NYC: (Low Memorial Library, Philosophy Hall, Pupin Hall, and Founder's Hall, The Rockefeller University).
  14. ^ The ten inventions and scientists NHLs are: General Electric Research Laboratory, W. & L. E. Gurley Building, James Hall Office, John William Draper House, George Eastman House, Irving Langmuir House, Franklin Hough House, Samuel F. B. Morse House, Jethro Wood House, and one in NYC: (Bell Laboratories Building).
  15. ^ The four engineering landmarks are: Old Blenheim Bridge, Adams Power Plant Transformer House, and two in NYC: (Brooklyn Bridge and Holland Tunnel).
  16. ^ The eleven skyscrapers include five that were once the tallest in the world, all in NYC: Flatiron Building, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower, Woolworth Building, Chrysler Building, and Empire State Building, and six others: Prudential Building in Buffalo and five in NYC (Bayard-Condict Building, Daily News Building, Equitable Building, McGraw-Hill Building, and New York Life Building).
  17. ^ The seven commercial buildings, all in NYC, are: A. T. Stewart Company Store, American Stock Exchange Building, New York Stock Exchange, R. H. Macy and Company Store (building), New York Cotton Exchange, Chamber of Commerce Building, and Tiffany and Company Building.
  18. ^ The two bank buildings are: Troy Savings Bank and one in NYC: (National City Bank Building).
  19. ^ The five industrial facilities are: Adams Power Plant Transformer House, Harmony Mills, W. & L. E. Gurley Building, Rudolph Oyster House, and one in NYC (Lorillard Snuff Mill).
  20. ^ The three water works are: Croton Aqueduct, Erie Canal National Historic Landmark, and Delaware and Hudson Canal.
  21. ^ The two architectural oddities are Armour-Stiner House and Nott Memorial Hall.
  22. ^ The four mental care institutions are: Utica State Hospital, Buffalo State Hospital, Hudson River State Hospital, and New York State Inebriate Asylum.
  23. ^ The fourteen sites associated with women leaders are: Susan B. Anthony House, Kate Mullany House, Petrified Sea Gardens, Elizabeth Cady Stanton House, Steepletop, Harriet Tubman House, Villa Lewaro, Vassar College Observatory, and six in NYC (Alice Austen House, Florence Mills House, Henry Street Settlement, Morris-Jumel Mansion, New York Studio School (building), and Margaret Sanger Clinic).
  24. ^ The six abolitionist sites are: Boston Post Road Historic District, site of the Jay Property and John Jay's boyhood home, John Brown Farm and Gravesite, Lemuel Haynes House, Gerrit Smith Estate, Harriet Tubman House, and one in NYC (Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims).
  25. ^ The six sites later associated with African-American leaders are: Villa Lewaro and five in NYC (Matthew Henson Residence, James Weldon Johnson Residence, Florence Mills House, New York Amsterdam News Building, and Paul Robeson Home).
  26. ^ The three labor rights associated sites are: Kate Mullany House, and two in NYC (Triangle Shirtwaist Factory and Union Square)
  27. ^ The four other social activism sites in NYC are: Lower East Side Tenement National Historic Site, Henry Street Settlement, Margaret Sanger Clinic, and Stonewall.
  28. ^ The twenty-two homes of other national leaders are: Roscoe Conkling House, Millard Fillmore House, Gen. William Floyd House, John Jay Homestead, Boston Post Road Historic District which includes the childhood home of Founding Father John Jay as well as his final resting place Johnson Hall, Lindenwald, Thomas Paine Cottage, Elihu Root House, William Seward House, Gerrit Smith Estate, Top Cottage, Elkanah Watson House, and seven in NYC (Chester A. Arthur House, Ralph Johnson Bunche House, Hamilton Grange National Memorial, King Manor, Alfred E. Smith House, Gen. Winfield Scott House, and Samuel J. Tilden House).
  29. ^ The six government building are: New York State Capitol and five in NYC (New York City Hall, New York Surrogate's Court, Third Judicial District Courthouse, Tweed Courthouse, and the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House).
  30. ^ The two utopian communes are Mount Lebanon Shaker Society and Oneida Community Mansion House.
  31. ^ The Adirondack Park's four great camps are: Camp Pine Knot, Eagle Island Camp, Sagamore Camp, and Santanoni Preserve.
  32. ^ The five other retreats are: Lewis Miller Cottage, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua Historic District, Lake Mohonk Mountain House, Saratoga Spa State Park, and Canfield Casino and Congress Park.
  33. ^ The nine artist studios are: Frederic E. Church House, Thomas Cole House, Roycroft Campus, Manitoga (Russel Wright Home), Thomas Moran House, William Sidney Mount House, Jackson Pollock House and Studio, and two in NYC (New York Studio School and Alice Austen House).
  34. ^ The nine writer/composer sites are: three associated with John Burroughs (Slabsides, Woodchuck Lodge, and John Burroughs' Riverby Study), Edgar Eggleston's Owl's Nest, Edna St. Vincent Millay's Steepletop, Washington Irving's Sunnyside, and four in NYC (Will Marion Cook House, Duke Ellington House, Claude McKay Residence, and John Philip Sousa House).
  35. ^ The four clubs are: Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society Building, and three in NYC (Brooklyn Historical Society Building, New York Yacht Club, and Players Club).
  36. ^ The eight entertainment venues or entertainers are: Canfield Casino and Congress Park, Elephant Hotel, Historic Track, Kleinhans Music Hall, Playland Amusement Park, and three in NYC (Carnegie Hall, Florence Mills House, and Jackie Robinson House).
  37. ^ The sixteen sites not elsewhere categorized are: Armour-Stiner House, Holland Land Office, Old House, Palisades Interstate Park, and 12 in NYC (Cooper Union, Dakota Apartments, Governors Island, Grand Central Station, Merchants House Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Public Library Main Branch, Plaza Hotel, United Charities Building, Rockefeller Center, and Sailors' Snug Harbor).
  38. ^ Architect Alexander Jackson Davis designed (or contributed to the design of) a mansion in the Boston Post Road Historic District, Dr. Oliver Bronson House and Estate, Dutch Reformed Church (Newburgh, New York), Lyndhurst (Jay Gould Estate), Montgomery Place, Locust Grove (Samuel F. B. Morse House), and Utica Psychiatric Center.
  39. ^ Andrew Jackson Downing designed Springside (Matthew Vassar Estate) and Utica State Hospital.
  40. ^ William West Durant designed Camp Pine Knot and Sagamore Camp.
  41. ^ Leopold Eidlitz designed New York State Capitol and Tweed Courthouse.
  42. ^ Cass Gilbert designed New York Life Building and the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House.
  43. ^ Henry J. Hardenbergh designed The Dakota and Plaza Hotel.
  44. ^ Raymond Hood designed Daily News Building, McGraw Hill Building, and Rockefeller Center.
  45. ^ Philip Hooker designed Hyde Hall and Roscoe Conkling House.
  46. ^ Minard Lafever designed a mansion within Boston Post Road Historic District, First Presbyterian Church (Sag Harbor), First Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Kingston, Old Merchant's House, Rose Hill (Fayette), Sailors Snug Harbor, and St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church.
  47. ^ John McComb, Jr., designed Hamilton Grange, New York City Hall, and Quarters A, Brooklyn Navy Yard.
  48. ^ Frederick Law Olmsted designed Central Park, Buffalo State Hospital, and Hudson River State Hospital.
  49. ^ Isaac G. Perry designed New York State Capitol and New York State Inebriate Asylum.
  50. ^ George B. Post designed Brooklyn Historical Society Building, New York Stock Exchange, and Troy Savings Bank.
  51. ^ James Renwick, Jr., designed Grace Church, New York, Main Building (Vassar College), New York Stock Exchange, and St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York.
  52. ^ Henry Hobson Richardson originated the Richardsonian Romanesque style with Buffalo State Hospital and also contributed to the design of New York State Capitol.
  53. ^ Louis Sullivan designed Prudential Building and Bayard-Condict Building.
  54. ^ Richard Upjohn designed Church of the Ascension (New York), part of Green-Wood Cemetery, Lindenwald, St. Paul's Cathedral (Buffalo), St. Peter's Episcopal Church (Albany, New York), and Trinity Church.
  55. ^ Calvert Vaux designed Central Park, Frederic E. Church House, Hudson River State Hospital, Metropolitan Art Museum, Third Judicial District Courthouse, and Samuel J. Tilden House.
  56. ^ Frederick Clarke Withers designed Hudson River State Hospital and Third Judicial District Courthouse.
  57. ^ McKim, Mead, and White designed Metropolitan Art Museum, National City Bank Building, Pierpont Morgan Library, Low Memorial Library, Philosophy Hall, and Tiffany and Company Building.
  58. ^ The National Park Service provides technical and financial assistance to two "affiliated areas" in New York specifically authorized by Congress: Lower East Side Tenement National Historic Site and Thomas Cole National Historic Site.
  59. ^ Non-historic National Park Service areas in New York are: Gateway National Recreation Area (joint with New Jersey), Fire Island National Seashore, The Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River (shared with New Jersey), and the North Country National Scenic Trail, that starts at Crown Point in New York and stretches to North Dakota.

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service. "National Historic Landmarks Program: Questions and Answers". Retrieved 2007-09-21. 
  2. ^ a b c National Park Service (June 2010). "National Historic Landmarks Survey: List of National Historic Landmarks by State" (PDF). U.S. Department of the Interior. Retrieved 2010-10-04.  (Note its count of 258 for New York has not yet been updated for the departure of U.S.S. Edson, the Lightship Nantucket, the absence of Coast Guard cutter Fir, and the addition of the First Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Kingston.)
  3. ^ a b These are listed on p.114 of National Historic Landmarks Survey: List of National Historic Landmarks by State, referenced above.
  4. ^ NHLs that are also NPS areas: upstate Thomas Cole House, Fort Stanwix, Lindenwald, Kate Mullany House, and in NYC African Burial Ground, Hamilton Grange, and Governors Island.
  5. ^ "About the Landmarks Preservation Commission". New York City. Retrieved 2008-01-26. 
  6. ^ Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  7. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
  8. ^ Greenwood, Richard (December 11, 1975). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Riverby, the John Burroughs Study". Retrieved 2008-01-09. 
  9. ^ National Park Service (June 27, 2005). "National Park System Areas Listed in Chronological Order of Date Authorized Under DOI" (PDF). National Park Service, Department of the Interior. Retrieved 2008-08-27. .
  10. ^ National Park Service (2008). "Antiquities Act monuments list". National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-08-27. 
  11. ^ National Park Service. "National Historic Landmark Program: NHL Database".  retrieved on various dates, and other sources cited in the articles on each of the sites.

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