National Register of Historic Places listings in Benton County, Oregon

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This list presents the full set of buildings, structures, objects, sites, or districts designated on the National Register of Historic Places in Benton County, Oregon, and offers brief descriptive information about each of them. The National Register recognizes places of national, state, or local historic significance across the United States.[1] Out of over 88,000 National Register sites nationwide,[2] Oregon is home to over 1,950,[3] and 56 of those are found in Benton County.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted August 1, 2014.[4]

Current listings[edit]

[5] Name on the Register Image Date listed[6] Location City or town Description
1 Avery–Helm Historic District
Avery–Helm Historic District
January 27, 2000
(#99001716)
Roughly bounded by SW 2nd, 6th, and Jefferson Streets, and the Highway 20/34 Bypass
44°33′32″N 123°15′58″W / 44.558981°N 123.265994°W / 44.558981; -123.265994 (Avery–Helm Historic District)
Corvallis Located on several of Corvallis's earliest plats, the historic houses in this residential district present a window into the domestic aspects of the city's development from 1870 to 1949, providing a full industrial, socioeconomic, and architectural profile of that period.[7]
2 Benton County Courthouse
Benton County Courthouse
January 30, 1978
(#78002278)
NW 4th St. between Jackson and Monroe Sts.
44°33′55″N 123°15′44″W / 44.56524444°N 123.2621639°W / 44.56524444; -123.2621639 (Benton County Courthouse)
Corvallis
3 Benton County State Bank Building
Benton County State Bank Building
March 7, 1979
(#79002035)
155 SW Madison Ave.
44°33′48″N 123°15′31″W / 44.563333°N 123.258611°W / 44.563333; -123.258611 (Benton County State Bank Building)
Corvallis
4 Benton Hotel
Benton Hotel
May 20, 1982
(#82003719)
408 SW Monroe
44°33′53″N 123°15′40″W / 44.564722°N 123.261111°W / 44.564722; -123.261111 (Benton Hotel)
Corvallis
5 George W. Bethers House
George W. Bethers House
August 12, 1997
(#97000590)
225 N. 8th St.
44°32′30″N 123°22′25″W / 44.541667°N 123.373611°W / 44.541667; -123.373611 (George W. Bethers House)
Philomath
6 John Bexell House
John Bexell House
February 26, 1992
(#92000064)
3009 NW Van Buren Ave.
44°34′15″N 123°17′06″W / 44.570925°N 123.2849167°W / 44.570925; -123.2849167 (John Bexell House)
Corvallis
7 Dr. Ralph Lyman Bosworth House
Dr. Ralph Lyman Bosworth House
December 9, 1981
(#81000471)
833 NW Buchanan Ave.
44°34′32″N 123°15′34″W / 44.575556°N 123.259444°W / 44.575556; -123.259444 (Dr. Ralph Lyman Bosworth House)
Corvallis
8 J. R. Bryson House
J. R. Bryson House
November 15, 1979
(#79002036)
242 NW 7th St.
44°34′03″N 123°15′47″W / 44.5675°N 123.263056°W / 44.5675; -123.263056 (J. R. Bryson House)
Corvallis
9 Burnap–Rickard House
Burnap–Rickard House
August 1, 1984
(#84002931)
518 SW 3rd St.
44°33′36″N 123°15′48″W / 44.56005556°N 123.2633611°W / 44.56005556; -123.2633611 (Burnap–Rickard House)
Corvallis
10 Camp Arboretum Sign Shop
Camp Arboretum Sign Shop
June 25, 2008
(#08000544)
8592–8399 NW Peavy Arboretum
44°39′22″N 123°13′58″W / 44.656078°N 123.232910°W / 44.656078; -123.232910 (Camp Arboretum Sign Shop)
Corvallis vicinity
11 Jesse H. Caton House
Jesse H. Caton House
September 27, 1979
(#79002037)
602 NW 4th St.
44°34′12″N 123°15′30″W / 44.57°N 123.258333°W / 44.57; -123.258333 (Jesse H. Caton House)
Corvallis
12 Children's Farm Home School
Children's Farm Home School
March 25, 2008
(#08000254)
4455 US 20 NE
44°36′34″N 123°12′54″W / 44.609444°N 123.215°W / 44.609444; -123.215 (Children's Farm Home School)
Corvallis vicinity
13 College Hill West Historic District
College Hill West Historic District
August 1, 2002
(#02000827)
Roughly bounded by NW Johnson, Polk, Arnold and 36th
44°34′16″N 123°17′03″W / 44.571111°N 123.284167°W / 44.571111; -123.284167 (College Hill West Historic District)
Corvallis
14 Corvallis Hotel
Corvallis Hotel
September 10, 1987
(#87001533)
201–211 SW Second St.
44°33′47″N 123°15′32″W / 44.563056°N 123.258889°W / 44.563056; -123.258889 (Corvallis Hotel)
Corvallis
15 Crystal Lake Cemetery
Crystal Lake Cemetery
June 16, 2004
(#04000613)
1945 SE Crystal Lake Dr.
44°32′52″N 123°15′12″W / 44.547778°N 123.253333°W / 44.547778; -123.253333 (Crystal Lake Cemetery)
Corvallis
16 Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan
Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan
September 10, 1971
(#71000677)
700 SW Madison Ave.
44°33′52″N 123°15′54″W / 44.564444°N 123.265°W / 44.564444; -123.265 (Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan)
Corvallis
17 J. Leo Fairbanks House
J. Leo Fairbanks House
February 14, 1985
(#85000290)
316 NW 32nd
44°34′16″N 123°17′13″W / 44.57113333°N 123.28705°W / 44.57113333; -123.28705 (J. Leo Fairbanks House)
Corvallis
18 Dr. George R. Farra House
Dr. George R. Farra House
December 9, 1981
(#81000472)
660 SW Madison Ave.
44°33′52″N 123°15′51″W / 44.564444°N 123.264167°W / 44.564444; -123.264167 (Dr. George R. Farra House)
Corvallis
19 John Fiechter House
John Fiechter House
April 11, 1985
(#85000789)
William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge
44°25′44″N 123°18′19″W / 44.428889°N 123.305278°W / 44.428889; -123.305278 (John Fiechter House)
Corvallis
20 First Congregational Church
First Congregational Church
December 9, 1981
(#81000473)
8th and Madison Sts.
44°33′53″N 123°15′55″W / 44.564722°N 123.265278°W / 44.564722; -123.265278 (First Congregational Church)
Corvallis
21 Fort Hoskins Site
Fort Hoskins Site
May 1, 1974
(#74001672)
38150 Hoskins Road
44°40′37″N 123°27′43″W / 44.6768543193°N 123.461943669°W / 44.6768543193; -123.461943669 (Fort Hoskins Site)
Kings Valley
22 Charles Gaylord House
Charles Gaylord House
June 21, 1991
(#91000805)
600 NW Seventh St.
44°33′53″N 123°15′53″W / 44.564722°N 123.264722°W / 44.564722; -123.264722 (Charles Gaylord House)
Corvallis
23 Hadley–Locke House
Hadley–Locke House
December 21, 1981
(#81000474)
704 NW 9th St.
44°34′19″N 123°15′48″W / 44.571944°N 123.263333°W / 44.571944; -123.263333 (Hadley–Locke House)
Corvallis
24 Harris Bridge
Harris Bridge
November 29, 1979
(#79002040)
W of Wren
44°34′47″N 123°27′33″W / 44.579722°N 123.459167°W / 44.579722; -123.459167 (Harris Bridge)
Wren
25 Hayden Bridge
Hayden Bridge
November 29, 1979
(#79002034)
W of Alsea
44°23′00″N 123°37′47″W / 44.383333°N 123.629722°W / 44.383333; -123.629722 (Hayden Bridge)
Alsea
26 Helm–Hout House
Helm–Hout House
June 6, 1985
(#85001176)
844 SW 5th St.
44°33′26″N 123°16′02″W / 44.55728611°N 123.267175°W / 44.55728611; -123.267175 (Helm–Hout House)
Corvallis
27 Hull–Oakes Lumber Company
Hull–Oakes Lumber Company
August 2, 1996
(#96000869)
23837 Dawson Rd.
44°22′N 123°25′W / 44.36°N 123.41°W / 44.36; -123.41 (Hull–Oakes Lumber Company)
Monroe The last steam powered saw mill in the U.S.
28 Independent School
Independent School
May 28, 2013
(#13000332)
25381 SW Airport Avenue
44°29′45″N 123°21′40″W / 44.495901°N 123.361097°W / 44.495901; -123.361097 (Independent School)
Philomath
29 Irish Bend Covered Bridge No. 14169
Irish Bend Covered Bridge No. 14169
March 27, 2013
(#13000117)
SW Campus Way Bike Path
44°34′00″N 123°18′03″W / 44.566535°N 123.300802°W / 44.566535; -123.300802 (Irish Bend Covered Bridge No. 14169)
Corvallis Previously listed on the National Register in 1979, and removed in 1989 upon relocation from the Monroe vicinity to Oregon State University property in Corvallis.
30 Richard S. Irwin Barn
Richard S. Irwin Barn
July 7, 1988
(#88000954)
26208 Finley Refuge Rd.
44°23′56″N 123°18′07″W / 44.398889°N 123.301944°W / 44.398889; -123.301944 (Richard S. Irwin Barn)
Corvallis
31 Julian Hotel
Julian Hotel
March 22, 1984
(#84002933)
105 SW 2nd St.
44°33′50″N 123°15′30″W / 44.563889°N 123.258333°W / 44.563889; -123.258333 (Julian Hotel)
Corvallis
32 Charles King House
Charles King House
June 1, 1990
(#90000833)
22930 Harris Rd.
44°34′49″N 123°27′35″W / 44.580278°N 123.459722°W / 44.580278; -123.459722 (Charles King House)
Wren
33 Isaac King House and Barn
Isaac King House and Barn
October 29, 1975
(#75001579)
N of Philomath off OR 223
44°40′10″N 123°25′37″W / 44.669444°N 123.426944°W / 44.669444; -123.426944 (Isaac King House and Barn)
Kings Valley
34 Lewis G. Kline Building
Lewis G. Kline Building
February 27, 1986
(#86000293)
146 S.W. Second St.
44°33′48″N 123°15′33″W / 44.563333°N 123.259167°W / 44.563333; -123.259167 (Lewis G. Kline Building)
Corvallis
35 Lewis G. Kline House
Lewis G. Kline House
December 9, 1981
(#81000475)
308 NW 8th St.
44°34′05″N 123°15′51″W / 44.568056°N 123.264167°W / 44.568056; -123.264167 (Lewis G. Kline House)
Corvallis
36 Lewisburg Hall and Warehouse Company Building
Lewisburg Hall and Warehouse Company Building
June 19, 1991
(#91000804)
6000 NE Elliott Cir.
44°37′54″N 123°14′21″W / 44.631667°N 123.239167°W / 44.631667; -123.239167 (Lewisburg Hall and Warehouse Company Building)
Lewisburg
37 Monroe State Bank Building
Monroe State Bank Building
February 26, 1992
(#92000065)
190 S. Fifth St.
44°18′51″N 123°17′46″W / 44.314167°N 123.296111°W / 44.314167; -123.296111 (Monroe State Bank Building)
Monroe
38 North Palestine Baptist Church
North Palestine Baptist Church
September 30, 2013
(#13000804)
7300 NE Arnold Avenue (approx.)
44°40′16″N 123°12′50″W / 44.670995°N 123.213868°W / 44.670995; -123.213868 (North Palestine Baptist Church)
Adair Village
39 Oregon State University Historic District
Oregon State University Historic District
June 25, 2008
(#08000546)
Monroe and Orchard Ave., 30th St., Washington Wy., Jefferson Ave., 11th St.
44°33′56″N 123°16′39″W / 44.565661°N 123.277506°W / 44.565661; -123.277506 (Oregon State University Historic District)
Corvallis
40 Dr. Henry S. Pernot House
Dr. Henry S. Pernot House
April 29, 1982
(#82003720)
242 SW 5th St.
44°33′48″N 123°15′51″W / 44.56323611°N 123.2642361°W / 44.56323611; -123.2642361 (Dr. Henry S. Pernot House)
Corvallis
41 Philomath College
Philomath College
December 11, 1972
(#72001078)
Main St.
44°32′30″N 123°22′10″W / 44.541667°N 123.369444°W / 44.541667; -123.369444 (Philomath College)
Philomath
42 Pi Beta Phi Sorority House
Pi Beta Phi Sorority House
June 14, 1982
(#82003721)
3002 NW Harrison Blvd.
44°34′18″N 123°17′06″W / 44.57155556°N 123.2849556°W / 44.57155556; -123.2849556 (Pi Beta Phi Sorority House)
Corvallis
43 Poultry Building and Incubator House
Poultry Building and Incubator House
August 16, 2006
(#06000725)
800 SW Washington Ave.
44°33′42″N 123°16′06″W / 44.56167778°N 123.2682417°W / 44.56167778; -123.2682417 (Poultry Building and Incubator House)
Corvallis
44 Peter Rickard Farmstead
Peter Rickard Farmstead
September 15, 1983
(#83002142)
SW of Corvallis
44°26′53″N 123°21′15″W / 44.448056°N 123.354167°W / 44.448056; -123.354167 (Peter Rickard Farmstead)
Corvallis
45 Charles L. Schuster House
Charles L. Schuster House
October 9, 1986
(#86002843)
228 NW 28th St.
44°34′13″N 123°16′58″W / 44.57030556°N 123.2828306°W / 44.57030556; -123.2828306 (Charles L. Schuster House)
Corvallis
46 Soap Creek School
Soap Creek School
June 19, 1991
(#91000803)
37465 Soap Creek Rd.
44°39′37″N 123°16′42″W / 44.660278°N 123.278333°W / 44.660278; -123.278333 (Soap Creek School)
Corvallis
47 Edwin and Anna Starr House
Edwin and Anna Starr House
October 9, 1986
(#86002840)
26845 McFarland Rd.
44°22′09″N 123°19′11″W / 44.369167°N 123.319722°W / 44.369167; -123.319722 (Edwin and Anna Starr House)
Monroe
48 George Taylor House
George Taylor House
December 9, 1981
(#81000476)
504 NW 6th St.
44°34′10″N 123°15′39″W / 44.569444°N 123.260833°W / 44.569444; -123.260833 (George Taylor House)
Corvallis AKA "Oliver House"
49 Jack Taylor House
Jack Taylor House
December 9, 1981
(#81000470)
806 SW 5th St.
44°33′28″N 123°16′01″W / 44.55784722°N 123.26695°W / 44.55784722; -123.26695 (Jack Taylor House)
Corvallis
50 Watson–Price Farmstead
Watson–Price Farmstead
June 30, 2005
(#05000638)
23380 Hoskins Rd.
44°40′22″N 123°26′47″W / 44.672778°N 123.446389°W / 44.672778; -123.446389 (Watson–Price Farmstead)
Kings Valley Built 1848, one of ten entries on the Historic Preservation League of Oregon's Most Endangered Places in Oregon 2011 list.[8]
51 Charles and Ibby Whiteside House
Charles and Ibby Whiteside House
August 2, 2007
(#07000774)
344 SW 7th St.
44°33′46″N 123°16′01″W / 44.562753°N 123.266883°W / 44.562753; -123.266883 (Charles and Ibby Whiteside House)
Corvallis This excellent example of an airplane bungalow, built from planbooks in 1922 during a period of rapid growth in Corvallis, is probably the only house of that style ever constructed in the city.[9]
52 Whiteside Theatre
Whiteside Theatre
February 25, 2009
(#09000060)
361 SW Madison Ave.
44°33′49″N 123°15′44″W / 44.563733°N 123.262184°W / 44.563733; -123.262184 (Whiteside Theatre)
Corvallis
53 Willamette Community and Grange Hall
Willamette Community and Grange Hall
May 28, 2009
(#09000359)
27555 Greenberry Road
44°27′18″N 123°16′33″W / 44.455100°N 123.275932°W / 44.455100; -123.275932 (Willamette Community and Grange Hall)
Corvallis vicinity
54 Willamette Valley and Coast Railroad Depot – Corvallis
Willamette Valley and Coast Railroad Depot – Corvallis
February 21, 1997
(#97000137)
500 SW 7th St.
44°33′41″N 123°16′03″W / 44.561444°N 123.267472°W / 44.561444; -123.267472 (Willamette Valley and Coast Railroad Depot – Corvallis)
Corvallis
55 James O. Wilson House
James O. Wilson House
November 6, 1980
(#80004546)
340 SW 5th St.
44°33′44″N 123°15′53″W / 44.562274°N 123.264750°W / 44.562274; -123.264750 (James O. Wilson House)
Corvallis
56 Elias Woodward House
Elias Woodward House
August 11, 1983
(#83002143)
442 NW 4th St.
44°34′07″N 123°15′32″W / 44.568611°N 123.258889°W / 44.568611; -123.258889 (Elias Woodward House)
Corvallis

Former listings[edit]

[5] Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Corvallis High School (Oregon) Upload image
August 15, 2003
(#03000692)
April 18, 2006
836 NW 11th St.
Corvallis Demolished in 2004
2 Old Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority House Upload image
May 19, 1989
(#89000516)
February 6, 1990
145 NW 21st St.
Corvallis

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andrus, Patrick W.; Shrimpton, Rebecca H.; et al. (2002), How to Apply the National Register Criteria for Evaluation, National Register Bulletin (15), National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, retrieved June 20, 2014 .
  2. ^ National Park Service, "National Register of Historic Places Program: Research", National Register of Historic Places, retrieved February 19, 2013 .
  3. ^ Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, Oregon Historic Sites Database (online database), retrieved July 26, 2014 . Note that a simple count of National Register records in this database returns a slightly higher total than actual listings, due to duplicate records. A close reading of detailed query results is necessary to arrive at the precise count.
  4. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on August 1, 2014.
  5. ^ a b 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.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ Dennis, Michelle L. (March 1999), National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Avery–Helm Historic District (PDF), retrieved March 29, 2013 .
  8. ^ "Most Endangered Places 2011 - Watson-Price Barn". Historic Preservation League of Oregon. 2011. Retrieved 5 June 2011. 
  9. ^ Eaton, Doug (May 2007), National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Whiteside, Charles and Ibby, House (PDF), retrieved October 17, 2013 .

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