National Register of Historic Places listings in Josephine County, Oregon

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Location of Josephine 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 Josephine 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 58 of those are found in Josephine 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 John and Susanna Ahlf House
John and Susanna Ahlf House
May 9, 1983
(#83002154)
762 NW 6th St.
42°26′44″N 123°19′26″W / 42.445578°N 123.323789°W / 42.445578; -123.323789 (John and Susanna Ahlf House)
Grants Pass Built in 1902, this is the finest remaining example of the Queen Anne style in Grants Pass, and was the most prominent home in the city prior to World War I. It was built for John Ahlf (1856–1932), a German immigrant and meat packer who became one of the leading businessmen of the Rogue Valley.[7]
2 Allen Gulch Mill Upload image
October 4, 2001
(#01001148)
Approx. 1 mi. SE of Jct. of Waldo Rd. and Waldo Lookout Rd.
42°03′00″N 123°38′16″W / 42.05°N 123.637778°W / 42.05; -123.637778 (Allen Gulch Mill)
Cave Junction vicinity
3 Allen Gulch Townsite Upload image
October 4, 2001
(#01001136)
Approx. 1 mi. SE. of Jct. of Waldo Rd. and Waldo Lookout Rd.
42°02′50″N 123°37′55″W / 42.047222°N 123.631944°W / 42.047222; -123.631944 (Allen Gulch Townsite)
Cave Junction vicinity
4 George Calhoun House
George Calhoun House
December 2, 1981
(#81000495)
612 NW 5th St.
42°26′38″N 123°19′34″W / 42.44386667°N 123.3260528°W / 42.44386667; -123.3260528 (George Calhoun House)
Grants Pass
5 Cameron Mine Upload image
October 4, 2001
(#01001144)
Approx. 2 mi. S. of Jct. of Waldo Rd. and Waldo Lookout Rd.
42°02′29″N 123°38′15″W / 42.041389°N 123.6375°W / 42.041389; -123.6375 (Cameron Mine)
Cave Junction vicinity
6 Cedar Guard Station No. 1019
Cedar Guard Station No. 1019
April 8, 1986
(#86000837)
Oregon Route 46, Rogue River – Siskiyou National Forest
42°08′26″N 123°27′24″W / 42.140526°N 123.456804°W / 42.140526; -123.456804 (Cedar Guard Station No. 1019)
Cave Junction
7 Clark–McConnell House
Clark–McConnell House
June 3, 1998
(#98000628)
961 SE 8th St.
42°25′52″N 123°19′43″W / 42.43102778°N 123.3285778°W / 42.43102778; -123.3285778 (Clark–McConnell House)
Grants Pass
8 Clark–Norton House
Clark–Norton House
February 27, 1986
(#86000290)
127 NW D St.
42°26′29″N 123°19′36″W / 42.44148889°N 123.3265333°W / 42.44148889; -123.3265333 (Clark–Norton House)
Grants Pass
9 Michael Clemens House
Michael Clemens House
April 29, 1982
(#82003728)
612 NW 3rd St.
42°26′41″N 123°19′43″W / 42.44466667°N 123.3285361°W / 42.44466667; -123.3285361 (Michael Clemens House)
Grants Pass
10 Albert B. and Mary Cornell House
Albert B. and Mary Cornell House
October 31, 2002
(#02001279)
121 NE B St.
42°26′33″N 123°19′28″W / 42.442520°N 123.324396°W / 42.442520; -123.324396 (Albert B. and Mary Cornell House)
Grants Pass
11 Thomas Croxton House
Thomas Croxton House
March 29, 1979
(#79002076)
1002 NW Washington Blvd.
42°26′53″N 123°19′32″W / 42.44803056°N 123.3255333°W / 42.44803056; -123.3255333 (Thomas Croxton House)
Grants Pass
12 Deep Gravel Mine Upload image
October 4, 2001
(#01001141)
Approx. 1 mi. N. of Jct of Waldo Rd. and BLM Rd. 40-8-28
42°04′09″N 123°38′40″W / 42.069167°N 123.644444°W / 42.069167; -123.644444 (Deep Gravel Mine)
Cave Junction vicinity
13 Dimmick–Judson House
Dimmick–Judson House
June 3, 1998
(#98000629)
906 NE 8th St.
42°26′47″N 123°19′13″W / 42.44634722°N 123.3202333°W / 42.44634722; -123.3202333 (Dimmick–Judson House)
Grants Pass
14 Esterly Pit No. 2-Llano De Oro Mine Upload image
October 4, 2001
(#01001145)
Approx. 1.5 mi. N. of Jct. of Waldo Rd. and BLM Rd. 40-8-28
42°04′26″N 123°38′13″W / 42.073889°N 123.636944°W / 42.073889; -123.636944 (Esterly Pit No. 2-Llano De Oro Mine)
Cave Junction vicinity
15 Joseph Fetzner House
Joseph Fetzner House
October 25, 1990
(#90001595)
314 NE. Fetzner St.
42°26′49″N 123°19′08″W / 42.44696944°N 123.3189028°W / 42.44696944; -123.3189028 (Joseph Fetzner House)
Grants Pass
16 Dr. William H. Flanagan House
Dr. William H. Flanagan House
May 9, 1983
(#83002155)
720 NW 6th St.
42°26′40″N 123°19′27″W / 42.44436667°N 123.3242639°W / 42.44436667; -123.3242639 (Dr. William H. Flanagan House)
Grants Pass
17 Fry Gulch Mine
Fry Gulch Mine
October 4, 2001
(#01001143)
Approx. 0.75 miles (1.21 km) from the junction of Waldo Rd. and BLM Rd. 40-8-28
42°03′06″N 123°39′10″W / 42.051667°N 123.652778°W / 42.051667; -123.652778 (Fry Gulch Mine)
Cave Junction vicinity
18 Golden Historic District
Golden Historic District
July 25, 2002
(#02000825)
3482 Coyote Creek Rd.
42°40′55″N 123°20′09″W / 42.681944°N 123.335833°W / 42.681944; -123.335833 (Golden Historic District)
Wolf Creek
19 Grants Pass City Hall and Fire Station
Grants Pass City Hall and Fire Station
September 7, 1984
(#84003017)
4th and H Sts.
42°26′21″N 123°19′48″W / 42.43928056°N 123.3301361°W / 42.43928056; -123.3301361 (Grants Pass City Hall and Fire Station)
Grants Pass
20 Grants Pass G Street Historic District
Grants Pass G Street Historic District
October 7, 1993
(#93001030)
Bounded by SW G and H Sts. and 4th and 6th Sts.
42°26′20″N 123°19′43″W / 42.43901111°N 123.3286056°W / 42.43901111; -123.3286056 (Grants Pass G Street Historic District)
Grants Pass
21 Grants Pass Supervisor's Warehouse
Grants Pass Supervisor's Warehouse
March 6, 1991
(#91000163)
1012 SW L St.
42°26′14″N 123°20′20″W / 42.43716667°N 123.3388972°W / 42.43716667; -123.3388972 (Grants Pass Supervisor's Warehouse)
Grants Pass
22 Grave Creek Bridge
Grave Creek Bridge
November 29, 1979
(#79002077)
N of Grants Pass
42°38′10″N 123°22′39″W / 42.63611111°N 123.3775833°W / 42.63611111; -123.3775833 (Grave Creek Bridge)
Sunny Valley
23 High Gravel Mine
High Gravel Mine
October 4, 2001
(#01001142)
Approx. 1.3 miles (2.1 km) south of the junction of Waldo Rd. and Waldo Lookout Rd.
42°02′54″N 123°38′37″W / 42.048331°N 123.643531°W / 42.048331; -123.643531 (High Gravel Mine)
Cave Junction vicinity
24 Hotel Josephine Annex
Hotel Josephine Annex
February 21, 1997
(#97000133)
118 NW E St.
42°26′28″N 123°19′36″W / 42.44113611°N 123.3266556°W / 42.44113611; -123.3266556 (Hotel Josephine Annex)
Grants Pass
25 Hugo Community Baptist Church
Hugo Community Baptist Church
October 25, 1990
(#90001587)
6501 Hugo Rd.
42°35′05″N 123°24′07″W / 42.58463333°N 123.4019111°W / 42.58463333; -123.4019111 (Hugo Community Baptist Church)
Grants Pass
26 Kienlen–Harbeck Building
Kienlen–Harbeck Building
May 13, 1982
(#82003729)
147 SW G St.
42°26′21″N 123°19′42″W / 42.4391°N 123.3283444°W / 42.4391; -123.3283444 (Kienlen–Harbeck Building)
Grants Pass
27 Logan Cut Upload image
October 4, 2001
(#01001154)
Historic Channel of Logan Cut
42°05′29″N 123°38′25″W / 42.091389°N 123.640278°W / 42.091389; -123.640278 (Logan Cut)
Cave Junction vicinity
28 Logan Drain Ditches Upload image
October 4, 2001
(#01001155)
Approx. 2 mi. N. of Jct. of Waldo Rd. and BLM Rd. 40-8-28
42°04′41″N 123°37′39″W / 42.078056°N 123.6275°W / 42.078056; -123.6275 (Logan Drain Ditches)
Cave Junction vicinity
29 Logan Wash Ditch Upload image
October 4, 2001
(#01001153)
Historic Channel of Logan Wash Ditch
42°04′02″N 123°37′06″W / 42.067222°N 123.618333°W / 42.067222; -123.618333 (Logan Wash Ditch)
Cave Junction vicinity
30 George H. Lundburg House
George H. Lundburg House
March 6, 1987
(#87000365)
404 NW A St.
42°26′42″N 123°19′42″W / 42.44513333°N 123.3282639°W / 42.44513333; -123.3282639 (George H. Lundburg House)
Grants Pass
31 Robert and Lucy McLean House
Robert and Lucy McLean House
April 5, 1984
(#84003020)
724 NW 4th St.
42°26′43″N 123°19′36″W / 42.44536389°N 123.32665°W / 42.44536389; -123.32665 (Robert and Lucy McLean House)
Grants Pass
32 Middle Ditch Upload image
October 4, 2001
(#01001150)
Historic Channel of Logan-Esterly Middle Ditch
42°03′53″N 123°37′53″W / 42.064722°N 123.631389°W / 42.064722; -123.631389 (Middle Ditch)
Cave Junction vicinity
33 William and Nannie Naucke House
William and Nannie Naucke House
August 5, 1999
(#99000946)
24195 Redwood Highway
42°11′50″N 123°39′02″W / 42.197325°N 123.6504194°W / 42.197325; -123.6504194 (William and Nannie Naucke House)
Kerby
34 Edwin Newell House
Edwin Newell House
November 15, 1979
(#79002078)
591 SW G St.
42°26′25″N 123°20′05″W / 42.44024722°N 123.3347528°W / 42.44024722; -123.3347528 (Edwin Newell House)
Grants Pass
35 Newman United Methodist Church
Newman United Methodist Church
December 23, 1977
(#77001103)
128 NE B St.
42°26′35″N 123°19′28″W / 42.44294444°N 123.3243361°W / 42.44294444; -123.3243361 (Newman United Methodist Church)
Grants Pass
36 Old Placer Mine Upload image
October 4, 2001
(#01001140)
Approximately .65 miles (1.05 km) west of the intersection of Rockydale Road and BLM Road 40-8-15
42°05′34″N 123°37′58″W / 42.092883°N 123.632861°W / 42.092883; -123.632861 (Old Placer Mine)
Cave Junction vicinity
37 Oregon Caves Chateau
Oregon Caves Chateau
May 28, 1987
(#87001346)
Off SR 46
42°05′58″N 123°24′27″W / 42.099444°N 123.4075°W / 42.099444; -123.4075 (Oregon Caves Chateau)
Oregon Caves National Monument
38 Oregon Caves Historic District
Oregon Caves Historic District
February 25, 1992
(#92000058)
Oregon Caves National Monument, 19000 Caves Highway
42°05′58″N 123°24′25″W / 42.099444°N 123.406944°W / 42.099444; -123.406944 (Oregon Caves Historic District)
Cave Junction vicinity
39 Osgood Ditch Upload image
October 4, 2001
(#01001151)
Historic channel of Osgood Ditch (See also Del Norte County, California.)
42°02′31″N 123°38′17″W / 42.041898°N 123.637951°W / 42.041898; -123.637951 (Osgood Ditch)
Cave Junction vicinity
40 Plataurica Mine Upload image
October 4, 2001
(#01001146)
Approx. .75 mi. SE. of Jct. of Waldo Rd. and Waldo Lookout Rd.
42°03′10″N 123°38′07″W / 42.052778°N 123.635278°W / 42.052778; -123.635278 (Plataurica Mine)
Cave Junction vicinity
41 Rand Ranger Station
Rand Ranger Station
June 10, 1999
(#99000703)
14335 Galice Rd.
42°35′53″N 123°34′59″W / 42.598056°N 123.583056°W / 42.598056; -123.583056 (Rand Ranger Station)
Merlin
42 Redwoods Hotel
Redwoods Hotel
October 25, 1979
(#79002079)
310 NW 6th St
42°26′28″N 123°19′34″W / 42.44107222°N 123.3260944°W / 42.44107222; -123.3260944 (Redwoods Hotel)
Grants Pass
43 Rogue River Valley Grange No. 469 Upload image
March 9, 1992
(#92000130)
2064 Upper River Rd.
42°26′27″N 123°21′09″W / 42.44082222°N 123.3524556°W / 42.44082222; -123.3524556 (Rogue River Valley Grange No. 469)
Grants Pass Destroyed by fire in June 2012.[8][9]
44 Rogue Theatre
Rogue Theatre
June 30, 2005
(#05000640)
143 SE H St.
42°26′16″N 123°19′36″W / 42.43772222°N 123.3265472°W / 42.43772222; -123.3265472 (Rogue Theatre)
Grants Pass
45 St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Cemetery
St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Cemetery
October 4, 2001
(#01001137)
Approx. 1 mile (1.6 km) southeast of the junction of Waldo Rd. and Waldo Lookout Rd.
42°03′07″N 123°38′11″W / 42.05202°N 123.636522°W / 42.05202; -123.636522 (St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Cemetery)
Cave Junction vicinity
46 Claus and Hannchen Schmidt House
Claus and Hannchen Schmidt House
January 21, 2004
(#03001478)
508 SW 5th St.
42°26′14″N 123°19′48″W / 42.43713333°N 123.3299417°W / 42.43713333; -123.3299417 (Claus and Hannchen Schmidt House)
Grants Pass
47 Siskiyou Smokejumper Base
Siskiyou Smokejumper Base
November 17, 2006
(#06001035)
Smokejumper Way, 4 miles (6.4 km) southwest of Cave Junction off US 199
42°06′14″N 123°40′52″W / 42.103797°N 123.681150°W / 42.103797; -123.681150 (Siskiyou Smokejumper Base)
Cave Junction
48 Herbert and Katherine Smith House
Herbert and Katherine Smith House
May 9, 1983
(#83002156)
139 SW I St.
42°26′15″N 123°19′45″W / 42.43763333°N 123.3290528°W / 42.43763333; -123.3290528 (Herbert and Katherine Smith House)
Grants Pass
49 Speed's Place on the Rogue Upload image
June 21, 1991
(#91000808)
11407 Merlin-Galice Rd.
42°33′53″N 123°35′55″W / 42.564718°N 123.598683°W / 42.564718; -123.598683 (Speed's Place on the Rogue)
Galice
50 Store Gulch Guard Station No. 1020
Store Gulch Guard Station No. 1020
April 8, 1986
(#86000838)
Illinois Valley Rd., Rogue River – Siskiyou National Forest
42°17′50″N 123°45′06″W / 42.297148°N 123.751622°W / 42.297148; -123.751622 (Store Gulch Guard Station No. 1020)
Cave Junction
51 Upper Ditch Upload image
October 4, 2001
(#01001149)
Historic channel of the Logan/Esterly Upper Ditch (See also Del Norte County, California.)
42°01′10″N 123°38′06″W / 42.019444°N 123.635°W / 42.019444; -123.635 (Upper Ditch)
Cave Junction vicinity This ditch, built in 1854 to supply water from the East Fork Illinois River to several hydraulic mines, quickly returned a large profit to its investors. The ditch supplied mines worked by its own owners, as well as providing water for sale to other nearby diggings. It continued in operation until 1942, when the last hydraulic mining operations in the upper Illinois Valley ceased.[10]
52 Amos E. Voorhies House
Amos E. Voorhies House
February 23, 1990
(#90000282)
421 NW B St.
42°26′39″N 123°19′47″W / 42.44419722°N 123.3296056°W / 42.44419722; -123.3296056 (Amos E. Voorhies House)
Grants Pass
53 Waldo Cemetery
Waldo Cemetery
October 4, 2001
(#01001138)
Approx. 0.5 miles (0.80 km) southwest of the junction of Waldo Rd. and BLM Rd. 40-8-28
42°03′28″N 123°39′14″W / 42.0578°N 123.653826°W / 42.0578; -123.653826 (Waldo Cemetery)
Cave Junction vicinity
54 Waldo Chinese Cemetery
Waldo Chinese Cemetery
October 4, 2001
(#01001139)
Approx. 0.5 miles (0.80 km) southwest of the junction of Waldo Rd. and BLM Rd. 40-8-28
42°03′28″N 123°39′11″W / 42.057677°N 123.653044°W / 42.057677; -123.653044 (Waldo Chinese Cemetery)
Cave Junction vicinity
55 Waldo Mine
Waldo Mine
October 4, 2001
(#01001147)
Southwest of the junction of Waldo Rd. and BLM Rd. 40-8-28
42°03′32″N 123°38′55″W / 42.058889°N 123.648611°W / 42.058889; -123.648611 (Waldo Mine)
Cave Junction vicinity
56 Whisky Creek Cabin
Whisky Creek Cabin
September 5, 1975
(#75001584)
10 mi. W of Wolf Creek at Rogue River
42°39′38″N 123°37′59″W / 42.660556°N 123.633056°W / 42.660556; -123.633056 (Whisky Creek Cabin)
Wolf Creek
57 Wimer Ditch Upload image
October 4, 2001
(#01001152)
Historic Channel of Wimer Ditch
42°04′01″N 123°38′19″W / 42.066944°N 123.638611°W / 42.066944; -123.638611 (Wimer Ditch)
Cave Junction vicinity
58 Wolf Creek Tavern
Wolf Creek Tavern
September 22, 1972
(#72001081)
West side, Old Pacific Highway, OR 99, About .5 mi N of US 5
42°41′43″N 123°23′46″W / 42.69515833°N 123.3959972°W / 42.69515833; -123.3959972 (Wolf Creek Tavern)
Wolf Creek

Former listings[edit]

[5] Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Christie-Eismann House Upload image
December 2, 1985
(#85003078)
December 7, 1992
5791 Upper River Rd.
Grants Pass vicinity

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 query for National Register listings in this database returns a slightly higher number of records than actual listings, due to duplicate records. A close reading of the actual 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 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. ^ Atwood, Kay (August 4, 1982), National Register of Historic Places Inventory — Nomination Form: Ahlf, John and Susanna, House (PDF), retrieved April 16, 2014 .
  8. ^ Brown, Ron (June 18, 2012), "Fire At Rogue River Grange Hall", KDRV.com (Medford, Oregon), retrieved March 30, 2012 .
  9. ^ National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry, Possible Arson Destroys Grange Hall in Oregon, retrieved March 30, 2012 .
  10. ^ Atwood, Katherine C.; Tonsfeldt, Ward (August 17, 2000), National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Upper Ditch (PDF), retrieved April 21, 2014 .

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