List of United States National Historic Landmarks in United States commonwealths and territories, associated states, and foreign states

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This is a List of National Historic Landmarks in US commonwealths and territories, associated states, and foreign states.

Included are lists of National Historic Landmarks (NHLs) and of National Park Service administered areas in US Commonwealths and territories, US-associated states, and in the foreign state of Morocco. There are 23 NHLs in these areas.

NHLs in US commonwealths and territories[edit]

[1] Landmark name[2] Image Date designated[2] Locality (local)[2][3] Locality (larger) Description[4]
1 Blunts Point Battery The Blunts Point Battery. May 28, 1987 Pago Pago
14°17′27″S 170°40′30″W / 14.29087°S 170.67493°W / -14.29087; -170.67493 (Blunts Point Battery)
American Samoa A rare intact Pacific coastal battery, built as part of the fortification of the Samoan Islands after Pearl Harbor
2 Government House GOVERNMENT HOUSE OR GOVERNOR'S MANSION.jpg December 14, 1990 Pago Pago
14°16′57″S 170°40′54″W / 14.28238°S 170.68171°W / -14.28238; -170.68171 (Government House (American Samoa))
American Samoa A symbol of United States military and diplomatic relations throughout the South Pacific through World War I and World War II. Now the residence of the governor of American Samoa
3 World War II Facilities at Midway World War II Facilities at Midway. May 28, 1987 Midway Atoll
28°12′N 177°21′W / 28.2°N 177.35°W / 28.2; -177.35 (World War II Facilities at Midway)
Midway Islands Site of pivotal Battle of Midway which changed the balance of sea power during World War II
4 Landing Beaches; Aslito/Isley Field; & Marpi Point, Saipan Island Landing Beach.JPG February 4, 1985 Saipan
15°06′59″N 145°43′41″E / 15.116389°N 145.728056°E / 15.116389; 145.728056 ([Landing Beaches; Aslito/Isley Field; & Marpi Point, Saipan Island)
Northern Mariana Islands
5 Tinian Landing Beaches, Ushi Point & North Fields, Tinian Island Atom Bomb Pit 1 Little Boy a.JPG December 30, 1985 Tinian
15°04′54″N 145°37′57″E / 15.081654°N 145.632398°E / 15.081654; 145.632398 (Tinian Landing Beaches, Ushi Point & North Fields, Tinian Island)
Northern Mariana Islands
6 Antonio Lopez SS ANTONIO LOPEZ Shipwreck December 9, 1997 Dorado
18°28′48″N 66°13′50″W / 18.48°N 66.230556°W / 18.48; -66.230556 (Antonio Lopez)
Puerto Rico Shipwreck site
7 Caguana Site Taíno ball courts at Caguana Site. November 4, 1993 Utuado
18°17′49″N 66°46′55″W / 18.29694°N 66.78194°W / 18.29694; -66.78194 (Caguana Ceremonial Ball Courts Site)
Puerto Rico
8 Caparra Archaeological Site Ruins of Ponce de Leon House April 19, 1994 Guaynabo
18°24′18″N 66°06′51″W / 18.405°N 66.114167°W / 18.405; -66.114167 (Caparra Archaeological Site)
Puerto Rico
9 Casa Dra. Concha Melendez Ramirez February 27, 2013 San Juan
18°27′10″N 66°04′03″W / 18.4528°N 66.0675°W / 18.4528; -66.0675 (Casa Dra. Concha Melendez Ramirez)
Puerto Rico The home of Dra. Concha Meléndez Ramírez, a writer and critic of the Generación del Treinta (Generation of 1930), a literary movement that shaped Puerto Rico's 20th-century national cultural identity.
10 La Fortaleza LA FORTALEZA.jpg October 9, 1960 San Juan
18°27′50″N 66°07′09″W / 18.463889°N 66.119167°W / 18.463889; -66.119167 (La Fortaleza)
Puerto Rico
11 Old San Juan Historic District Old San Juan Wade 11.JPG February 27, 2013 San Juan
18°26′44″N 66°04′33″W / 18.4456°N 66.0758°W / 18.4456; -66.0758 (Old San Juan Historic District)
Puerto Rico A well preserved Spanish colonial city, nearly 400 years old.
12 Columbus Landing Site Salt-River-Bay-1.jpg October 9, 1960 Saint Croix
17°46′44″N 64°45′32″W / 17.778889°N 64.758889°W / 17.778889; -64.758889 (Columbus Landing Site)
Virgin Islands
13 Fort Christian USVI St. Thomas Charlotte Amalie Fort Christian.JPG May 5, 1977 Saint Thomas
18°20′27″N 64°55′47″W / 18.340833°N 64.929722°W / 18.340833; -64.929722 (Fort Christian)
Virgin Islands
14 Fort Frederik Fort Frederik September 25, 1997 Saint Croix
17°42′55″N 64°53′00″W / 17.715256°N 64.883453°W / 17.715256; -64.883453 (Fort Frederik)
Virgin Islands
15 St. Thomas Synagogue St. Thomas Synagogue September 25, 1997 Saint Thomas
18°20′41″N 64°55′59″W / 18.344722°N 64.933056°W / 18.344722; -64.933056 (St. Thomas Synagogue)
Virgin Islands
16 Skytsborg (Blackbeard's Castle) Skytsborg (Blackbeard's Castle). October 12, 1994 Saint Thomas
18°20′38″N 64°55′47″W / 18.343842°N 64.929592°W / 18.343842; -64.929592 (Skytsborg (Blackbeard's Castle))
Virgin Islands
17 Wake Island 98 Rock September 16, 1985 Wake Island
19°18′00″N 166°38′00″E / 19.3°N 166.633333°E / 19.3; 166.633333 (Wake Island)
Wake Island

NHLs in Associated States[edit]

This is a complete list of the five National Historic Landmarks in sovereign states that are in free association with the United States.

[1] Landmark name[2] Image Date designated[2] Locality (local)[2][3] Locality (larger) Description[4]
1 Kwajalein Island Battlefield Kwajalein Island Battlefield. February 4, 1985 Kwajalein
8°43′00″N 167°44′00″E / 8.716667°N 167.733333°E / 8.716667; 167.733333 (Kwajalein Island Battlefield)
Marshall Islands This district encompasses the entire 1944 bounds of Kwajalein Island, commemorating its role in the 1944 Battle of Kwajalein.
2 Roi-Namur Wyspy Roi-Namur - mapa.PNG February 4, 1985 Kwajalein
9°23′46″N 167°28′33″E / 9.396111°N 167.475833°E / 9.396111; 167.475833 (Roi-Namur)
Marshall Islands This district encompasses all of Roi-Namur island, commemorating its role in the 1944 Battle of Kwajalein.
3 Nan Madol Nan Madol. September 16, 1985 Pohnpei
6°50′31″N 158°19′56″E / 6.841944°N 158.332222°E / 6.841944; 158.332222 (Nan Madol)
Federated States of Micronesia
4 Truk Lagoon Underwater Fleet, Truk Atoll Divers next to the mast of the Unkai Maru wreck, Truk Lagoon, Micronesia.jpg February 4, 1985 Chuuk
7°25′00″N 151°47′00″E / 7.416667°N 151.783333°E / 7.416667; 151.783333 (Truk Lagoon Underwater Fleet, Truk Atoll)
Federated States of Micronesia
5 Peleliu Battlefield Peleliu Battlefield. February 4, 1985 Peleliu
7°00′01″N 134°13′23″E / 7.000378°N 134.223032°E / 7.000378; 134.223032 (Peleliu Battlefield)
Palau

U.S. NHLs in foreign states[edit]

[1] Landmark name[2] Image Date designated[2] Locality (local)[2][3] Locality (larger) Description[4]
1 American Legation The American Legation in Tangier. December 17, 1982 Tangier
35°47′16.71″N 5°48′32.69″W / 35.7879750°N 5.8090806°W / 35.7879750; -5.8090806 (American Legation)
Morocco The first property on foreign soil owned by the US government.

National Park Service Areas in U.S. Commonwealths and Territories[edit]

Also of historical interest are:

Other National Park Service-administered areas in U.S. commonwealths and territories are:

A former US National Historical Site is St. Thomas National Historic Site, transferred to Virgin Islands.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate the National Monuments, National Historic Sites, National Historic Landmark Districts and other higher designations from other NHL buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i National Park Service (June 2011). "National Historic Landmarks Survey: List of National Historic Landmarks by State" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-07-04. .
  3. ^ a b c National Park Service. "National Historic Landmark Program: NHL Database". Retrieved August 14, 2007. 
  4. ^ a b c National Park Service. "National Historic Landmark Program: NHL Database".  Retrieved on various dates.

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