National Register of Historic Places listings in Hood River County, Oregon
This list presents the full set of buildings, structures, objects, sites, or districts designated on the National Register of Historic Places in Hood River 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. Out of over 90,000 National Register sites nationwide, Oregon is home to over 1,950, and 38 of those are found partially or wholly in Hood River County.
|||Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
|Mount Hood National Forest[a]
||Wamic to Rhododendron||Beginning with its construction by Sam Barlow in 1846, this toll road provided the first overland connection for wagons between The Dalles and Oregon City over Mount Hood, and offered a majority of Oregon Trail emigrants an alternative to the hazardous raft passage down the Columbia River from The Dalles to Fort Vancouver.|
|301 Oak Street
||Hood River||This 1924 bank was designed by celebrated architect A. E. Doyle, his only Egyptian Revival building in Oregon. The bank was incorporated in 1905 and led by Leslie Butler, one of Hood River's most important businessmen and a prominent philanthropist statewide. The bank folded in 1932.|
|3||Cascade Locks Marine Park||
|On the Columbia River
||Cascade Locks||The opening of the Cascade Locks and Canal in 1896 improved river commerce by allowing Columbia River steamboats to bypass the treacherous and usually impossible run through the Cascades Rapids. The canal was rendered unnecessary and partly submerged by construction of the Bonneville Dam in 1938.|
|4||Cascade Locks Work Center||
|Mount Hood National Forest
|3345 Cascade Avenue
||Hood River vicinity|
|6||Cloud Cap Inn||
|Northeast flank of Mount Hood
|7||Cloud Cap – Tilly Jane Recreation Area Historic District||
|South of Parkdale
|8||Ernest S. and Clara C. Colby House||
|1219 Columbia Street
|9||Columbia Gorge Hotel||
|4000 Westcliff Drive
|10||Columbia River Highway Historic District||
|Roughly along the south side of the Columbia River[b]
||Troutdale to The Dalles||Constructed between 1913 and 1922, this was the first scenic highway in the United States. Designed specifically to provide visitors access to the most outstanding of the scenic features of the Columbia River Gorge, the highway is also an outstanding example of modern highway development for its pioneering advances in road engineering.|
|11||Simpson Copple House||
|911 Montello Avenue
||Hood River||This 1906, late vernacular Queen Anne house is one of the best preserved examples of its style in Hood River. Its size, state of preservation, and fine detail work on its gables especially stand out from similar houses in the area.|
|725 Oak Street
|13||Edward J. DeHart House||
|3820 Westcliff Drive
|14||John C. Duckwall House||
|811 Oak Street
|15||First National Bank of Hood River||
|304 Oak Street
|16||Orrin B. Hartley House||
|1029 State Street
|110–118 3rd Street
|18||Martin and Carrie Hill House||
|2265 Highway 35
||Hood River vicinity||Built on Hood River Valley orchard land in 1910, this may be the finest and most ornate example of Dutch Colonial Revival architecture locally, incorporating many of the distinctive features of the style. The house also displays a high degree of historic integrity on both the exterior and interior, with only minor alterations.|
|19||Hood River County Library and Georgiana Smith Park||
|502 State Street
|20||Hood River High School||
|1602 May Street
|21||I.O.O.F. – Paris Fair Building||
|315 Oak Street
|22||Robert and Mabel Loomis House||
|1100 State Street
|23||Mount Hood Hotel Annex||
|102–108 Oak Street
|24||Mount Hood Railroad Linear Historic District||
|Along the Mount Hood Railroad right-of-way from Hood River to Parkdale, northern terminus at 110 Railroad Avenue, Hood River
||Hood River to Parkdale|
|25||Mount Hood School House||
|Oregon Route 35
|26||Lester and Hazel Murphy House||
|1006 Sherman Avenue
|27||Oak Grove Schoolhouse||
|2121 Reed Road
||Hood River vicinity|
|28||Oregon–Washington Railroad and Navigation Company Passenger Station||
|Foot of 1st Street
|29||Parkdale Ranger Station||
|30||Miles B. and Eleanor Potter House||
|4095 Belmont Drive
||Hood River vicinity|
|4993 Baseline Road
|110 Sherman Avenue[d]
|318 9th Street
|34||J. E. Slade House||
|1209 State Street
|35||E. L. Smith Building||
|213–215 Oak Street
|36||Clark Thompson House||
|22 NW Cragmont Avenue
|4945 Baseline Road
|102–108 2nd Street
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- The Barlow Road is a linear district that runs north of and roughly parallel to the line of the White and Salmon rivers from southwest of Wamic to Rhododendron. See also Wasco and Clackamas counties.
- The Columbia River Highway Historic District is a linear district with the Sandy River Bridge, Troutdale, at its west end, and the Chenoweth Creek Bridge, The Dalles, at the east end. See also Multnomah and Wasco counties.
- The Mount Hood School House is located at the community of Mount Hood, rather than at the mountain for which the community was named.
- At the time it was listed on the National Register, the Roe–Parker House was still located at its original site at 416 State Street, coordinates Hood River Library. It was relocated in 2002 to make way for expansion of the library building., adjacent to the 1914
- 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.
- National Park Service, National Register of Historic Places Program: Research, retrieved January 28, 2015.
- Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, Oregon Historic Sites 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.
- "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on January 30, 2015.
- 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.
- 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.
- Beckham, Stephen Dow (October 1989), National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Barlow Road (PDF), retrieved July 30, 2014.
- Clackamas Heritage Partners (February 1, 2013), "Final Leg", Historic Oregon City, retrieved July 23, 2014.
- Donovan, Sally (July 5, 1999), National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Butler Bank (PDF), retrieved December 6, 2014.
- Northwest Power and Conservation Council. "Columbia River Chronology". Retrieved 2009-03-26.
- Smith, Dwight A. (October 3, 1983), National Register of Historic Places Inventory — Nomination Form: Columbia River Highway Historic District (PDF), OCLC 12786411, retrieved July 15, 2014.
- National Park Service, National Historic Landmark Program: NHL Database, retrieved July 15, 2014.
- Zisman, Karen; Grimala, Barbara (August 14, 1986), National Register of Historic Places Inventory — Nomination Form: Copple, Simpson, House (PDF), retrieved January 7, 2015.
- Hukari, Camille (May 2006), National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Hill, Martin and Carrie, House (PDF), retrieved January 12, 2015.
- "County enacts Plan B to save historic house", Hood River News, April 24, 2002, retrieved November 25, 2014.
- "County winds up vintage home sale", Hood River News, February 12, 2003, retrieved November 25, 2014.
- Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, National Register Program
- National Park Service, National Register of Historic Places site
- Media related to National Register of Historic Places in Hood River County, Oregon at Wikimedia Commons