National Register of Historic Places listings in Polk County, Oregon

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Location of Polk 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 Polk 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 29 of those are found in Polk County.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted December 24, 2014.[4]

Current listings[edit]

[5] Name on the Register Image Date listed[6] Location City or town Description
1 Beulah Methodist Episcopal Church
Beulah Methodist Episcopal Church
December 31, 2002
(#02001638)
242 North Main
44°51′59″N 123°25′49″W / 44.866389°N 123.430278°W / 44.866389; -123.430278 (Beulah Methodist Episcopal Church)
Falls City
2 Harrison Brunk House
Harrison Brunk House
May 6, 1975
(#75001599)
Brunks Corner and Oregon Route 22
44°56′01″N 123°08′48″W / 44.933611°N 123.146667°W / 44.933611; -123.146667 (Harrison Brunk House)
Brunks Corner
3 James S. and Jennie M. Cooper House
James S. and Jennie M. Cooper House
February 22, 1988
(#88000092)
242 D Street[7]
44°51′01″N 123°11′12″W / 44.850414°N 123.186591°W / 44.850414; -123.186591 (James S. and Jennie M. Cooper House)
Independence
4 Joseph and Priscilla Craven House
Joseph and Priscilla Craven House
March 5, 1998
(#98000210)
858 E. Main St.
44°50′56″N 123°13′30″W / 44.848889°N 123.225°W / 44.848889; -123.225 (Joseph and Priscilla Craven House)
Monmouth
5 Dallas Tannery
Dallas Tannery
November 6, 1980
(#80003379)
505 SW Levens St.
44°55′32″N 123°19′09″W / 44.925556°N 123.319167°W / 44.925556; -123.319167 (Dallas Tannery)
Dallas
6 Dr. John E. and Mary D. Davidson House
Dr. John E. and Mary D. Davidson House
February 28, 1985
(#85000371)
887 Monmouth St.
44°51′03″N 123°11′46″W / 44.850879°N 123.196247°W / 44.850879; -123.196247 (Dr. John E. and Mary D. Davidson House)
Independence
7 Walter J. Domes House Upload image
March 9, 1990
(#90000373)
8240 Pacific Hwy. W.
45°03′14″N 123°12′24″W / 45.053942°N 123.206629°W / 45.053942; -123.206629 (Walter J. Domes House)
Rickreall
8 Kersey C. Eldridge House
Kersey C. Eldridge House
July 14, 1988
(#88001040)
675 Monmouth St.
44°51′03″N 123°11′36″W / 44.850878°N 123.193227°W / 44.850878; -123.193227 (Kersey C. Eldridge House)
Independence
9 Fort Yamhill Site
Fort Yamhill Site
July 27, 1971
(#71000681)
32130–37008 3 Rivers Highway[8]
45°04′08″N 123°34′12″W / 45.068952°N 123.570056°W / 45.068952; -123.570056 (Fort Yamhill Site)
Grand Ronde[8]
10 Grand Ronde Rail Depot Upload image
December 26, 2012
(#12001092)
8615 Grand Ronde Road
45°03′36″N 123°36′39″W / 45.060016°N 123.610735°W / 45.060016; -123.610735 (Grand Ronde Rail Depot)
Grand Ronde
11 Graves–Fisher–Strong House
Graves–Fisher–Strong House
June 20, 1985
(#85001336)
391 E. Jackson St.
44°50′59″N 123°13′51″W / 44.849722°N 123.230833°W / 44.849722; -123.230833 (Graves–Fisher–Strong House)
Monmouth
12 Jesse and Julia Harritt House
Jesse and Julia Harritt House
April 2, 1999
(#99000356)
2280 Wallace Rd. NW
44°58′00″N 123°03′28″W / 44.966713°N 123.057718°W / 44.966713; -123.057718 (Jesse and Julia Harritt House)
Salem
13 John W. Howell House
John W. Howell House
September 10, 1987
(#87001536)
212 N. Knox St.
44°50′59″N 123°13′59″W / 44.849722°N 123.233056°W / 44.849722; -123.233056 (John W. Howell House)
Monmouth
14 Independence Historic District
Independence Historic District
March 1, 1989
(#89000048)
Roughly bounded by Butler, Main, G, and Ninth Sts.
44°51′02″N 123°11′23″W / 44.850556°N 123.189722°W / 44.850556; -123.189722 (Independence Historic District)
Independence
15 Independence National Bank
Independence National Bank
November 6, 1986
(#86003182)
302 S. Main St.
44°51′04″N 123°11′05″W / 44.851023°N 123.184837°W / 44.851023; -123.184837 (Independence National Bank)
Independence
16 Parker School
Parker School
June 16, 1989
(#89000514)
8900 Parker Rd.
44°46′47″N 123°12′38″W / 44.779722°N 123.210556°W / 44.779722; -123.210556 (Parker School)
Independence
17 John Phillips House
John Phillips House
March 15, 1976
(#76001588)
Northwest of Salem on Spring Valley Rd.
45°01′40″N 123°07′29″W / 45.027778°N 123.124722°W / 45.027778; -123.124722 (John Phillips House)
Salem
18 Polk County Bank
Polk County Bank
November 6, 1986
(#86003179)
295 E. Main St.
44°50′54″N 123°13′55″W / 44.848333°N 123.231944°W / 44.848333; -123.231944 (Polk County Bank)
Monmouth
19 Riley–Cutler House Upload image
April 3, 1980
(#80003380)
11510 Pedee Creek Rd.
44°46′06″N 123°26′44″W / 44.768396°N 123.445507°W / 44.768396; -123.445507 (Riley–Cutler House)
Monmouth vicinity
20 Ritner Creek Bridge
Ritner Creek Bridge
November 29, 1979
(#79002147)
South of Pedee
44°43′44″N 123°26′28″W / 44.728889°N 123.441111°W / 44.728889; -123.441111 (Ritner Creek Bridge)
Monmouth
21 Saint Patrick's Roman Catholic Church
Saint Patrick's Roman Catholic Church
February 5, 1987
(#87000040)
330 Monmouth St.
44°51′05″N 123°11′16″W / 44.851345°N 123.187841°W / 44.851345; -123.187841 (Saint Patrick's Roman Catholic Church)
Independence
22 Edward W. St. Pierre House Upload image
February 21, 1989
(#89000050)
2425 Eola Dr.
44°56′40″N 123°04′55″W / 44.944577°N 123.081946°W / 44.944577; -123.081946 (Edward W. St. Pierre House)
Salem
23 Eleanor Sherman House
Eleanor Sherman House
February 21, 1989
(#89000054)
175 N. Craven St.
44°50′58″N 123°13′31″W / 44.849444°N 123.225278°W / 44.849444; -123.225278 (Eleanor Sherman House)
Monmouth
24 Spring Valley Presbyterian Church
Spring Valley Presbyterian Church
May 15, 1974
(#74001717)
Southeast of McCoy
45°00′49″N 123°07′38″W / 45.013611°N 123.127222°W / 45.013611; -123.127222 (Spring Valley Presbyterian Church)
Salem
25 Union Street Railroad Bridge and Trestle
Union Street Railroad Bridge and Trestle
January 11, 2006
(#05001520)
Junction of Union and Water Streets, NE (See also Marion County.)
44°56′50″N 123°02′31″W / 44.94712°N 123.042°W / 44.94712; -123.042 (Union Street Railroad Bridge and Trestle)
Salem
26 George A. Wells, Jr. House
George A. Wells, Jr. House
December 22, 1981
(#81000521)
10635 Buena Vista Rd.
44°46′47″N 123°09′05″W / 44.779722°N 123.151389°W / 44.779722; -123.151389 (George A. Wells, Jr. House)
Independence
27 Old West Salem City Hall
Old West Salem City Hall
June 1, 1990
(#90000841)
1320 Edgewater St. NW.
44°56′23″N 123°03′33″W / 44.939722°N 123.059167°W / 44.939722; -123.059167 (Old West Salem City Hall)
Salem
28 J. A. Wheeler House
J. A. Wheeler House
November 6, 1986
(#86003177)
386 Monmouth St.
44°51′05″N 123°11′19″W / 44.851368°N 123.188693°W / 44.851368; -123.188693 (J. A. Wheeler House)
Independence
29 A. K. Wilson Building
A. K. Wilson Building
July 31, 1998
(#98000952)
887 Main St.
44°55′14″N 123°19′01″W / 44.920690°N 123.317062°W / 44.920690; -123.317062 (A. K. Wilson Building)
Dallas

Former listings[edit]

[5] Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Pumping Station Bridge
Pumping Station Bridge
November 29, 1979
(#79002146)
May 18, 1987
SW of Ellendale
Coordinates missing
Ellendale vicinity Collapsed in 1987

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 December 24, 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. ^ Oneill, Therese (2010), "Pink House Cafe offers big time elegance in a small town", WillametteLive.com (Review), retrieved October 4, 2013 .
  8. ^ a b Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, Fort Yamhill State Heritage Area, retrieved September 11, 2014 .

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