National Register of Historic Places listings in Grant County, Oregon

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Location of Grant County in Oregon

This list presents the full set of buildings, structures, objects, sites, or districts designated on the National Register of Historic Places in Grant 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 approximately 1,950,[3] and 10 of those are found partially or wholly in Grant County.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted July 18, 2014.[4]

Current listings[edit]

[5] Name on the Register Image Date listed[6] Location City or town Description
1 Advent Christian Church
Advent Christian Church
June 10, 1992
(#92000665)
261 W. Main Street
44°24′59″N 118°57′19″W / 44.41652°N 118.9552°W / 44.41652; -118.9552 (Advent Christian Church)

John Day
2 James Cant Ranch Historic District
James Cant Ranch Historic District
June 21, 1984
(#84003000)
Along Oregon Route 19
44°33′19″N 119°38′41″W / 44.55528°N 119.64472°W / 44.55528; -119.64472 (James Cant Ranch Historic District)[7]

Dayville
3 Fremont Powerhouse
Fremont Powerhouse
August 19, 1983
(#83002151)
Umatilla National Forest, along Forest Road 10
44°47′47″N 118°29′52″W / 44.796285°N 118.497718°W / 44.796285; -118.497718 (Fremont Powerhouse)
Granite
4 John Day Compound, Supervisor's Warehouse
John Day Compound, Supervisor's Warehouse
April 11, 1986
(#86000836)
179–199 Government Road[8]
44°25′06″N 118°57′35″W / 44.41825°N 118.9598°W / 44.41825; -118.9598 (John Day Compound, Supervisor's Warehouse)
John Day Built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1936–1946, this complex is the headquarters for field operations in the Malheur National Forest and is typical of projects carried out by the CCC on behalf of the Forest Service. It represents that era's shift in the Forest Service's architectural vision toward comprehensive site planning, as well as the Service's policy evolution from custodial superintendence of the national forests toward active natural resource management.[9]
5 Kam Wah Chung Company Building
Kam Wah Chung Company Building
March 20, 1973
(#73001575)
John Day City Park
44°25′07″N 118°57′25″W / 44.41861°N 118.95694°W / 44.41861; -118.95694 (Kam Wah Chung Company Building)[7]

John Day The best known example of a Chinese mercantile and herb store in the United States. It embodies the role of immigrant Chinese in the post-Civil War expansion period of the western United States.[10]
6 St. Thomas' Episcopal Church
St. Thomas' Episcopal Church
November 21, 1974
(#74001685)
135 Washington Street
44°23′18″N 118°56′57″W / 44.38828°N 118.9492°W / 44.38828; -118.9492 (St. Thomas' Episcopal Church)

Canyon City
7 Sumpter Valley Railway Historic District
Sumpter Valley Railway Historic District
August 3, 1987
(#87001065)
Roughly between Baker and Prairie City starting near the McEwen station site and west to the Dixie Pass area (See also Baker County.)
44°37′13″N 118°20′07″W / 44.62038°N 118.3352°W / 44.62038; -118.3352 (Sumpter Valley Railway Historic District)

Prairie City to Baker City[11]
8 Sumpter Valley Railway Passenger Station
Sumpter Valley Railway Passenger Station
May 5, 1981
(#81000483)
Main and Bridge Streets
44°27′27″N 118°42′27″W / 44.45739°N 118.7075°W / 44.45739; -118.7075 (Sumpter Valley Railway Passenger Station)

Prairie City
9 Sumpter Valley Railway, Middle Fork (John Day River) Spur
Sumpter Valley Railway, Middle Fork (John Day River) Spur
August 3, 1987
(#87001066)
Along the Middle Fork John Day River
44°38′47″N 118°40′08″W / 44.646278°N 118.669005°W / 44.646278; -118.669005 (Sumpter Valley Railway, Middle Fork (John Day River) Spur)
Bates to Susanville[11]
10 Supervisor's House No. 1001
Supervisor's House No. 1001
April 11, 1986
(#86000833)
Malheur National Forest
44°24′42″N 118°57′00″W / 44.41166°N 118.95°W / 44.41166; -118.95 (Supervisor's House No. 1001)

John Day Malheur National Forest supervisor's residence in John Day, Oregon

Former listings[edit]

[5] Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Dayville Hotel Upload image
March 10, 1983
(#83004521)
December 20, 1984
US 26
Dayville

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, retrieved February 19, 2013 .
  4. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on July 18, 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. ^ a b Coordinates adjusted for accuracy by editor.
  8. ^ Address derived by entering coordinates into Google Maps. Retrieved on March 20, 2013.
  9. ^ Anonymous (February 25, 1986), National Register of Historic Places Inventory — Nomination Form: John Day Compound, Supervisor's Warehouse (PDF), retrieved March 17, 2013 .
  10. ^ National Park Service. "National Historic Landmark Program: NHL Database". Retrieved 2007-10-10. 
  11. ^ a b National Park Service. "National Register Information System". Archived from the original on 2008-05-28. Retrieved 2008-10-09. 

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