National Register of Historic Places listings in Will County, Illinois
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Will County, Illinois.
This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Will County, Illinois, United States. Latitude and longitude coordinates are provided for many National Register properties and districts; these locations may be seen together in a Google map.
There are 36 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county, including 1 National Historic Landmark. Another property was once listed but has been removed.
|||Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
|1||Alternate Route 66, Wilmington to Joliet||
|Illinois Route 53 between Wilmington and Joliet
||Joliet and Wilmington||This is the section of former U.S. Route 66 that traveled from Wilmington to Joliet. The road mostly traverses agricultural land, but does pass the former Joliet Army Ammunition Plant. Most of this 15.9-mile (25.6 km) stretch has been re-designated Illinois Route 53. One bridge, one overpass, and Four concrete box culverts along the road are also included in the listing.|
|Jct. of IL 1 & Horner Ln.
|3||Brandon Road Lock and Dam Historic District||
|1100 Brandon Road
||Joliet||The Brandon Road Lock and Dam is one of eight locks and dams used to control water levels of the Illinois Waterway. The waterway connects the Chicago River to the Mississippi River.|
|Front St. along the Des Plaines River
||Channahon||The mounds are an archeological site located along the north side of the Des Plaines River. Surveys and excavations from 1938 to 1964 revealed Mississippian pottery and bodies dating from 1200-1500 AD.|
|5||Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal Historic District||
|Illinois Waterway miles 290.0-321.7
||Lemont, Romeoville and Lockport||part of the Illinois Waterway Navigation System Facilities MPS; extends from the West Side of Chicago through Cook County west of Chicago and DuPage County to Lockport|
|6||Christ Episcopal Church||
|75 West Van Buren Street
||Joliet||The church was built in 1885 to serve the Episcopalian religious congregation. Designed by F. S. Allen, the congregation met in the church until 2004. It was destroyed in a 2006 fire.|
|7||Downtown Peotone Historic District||
|Roughly North First Street and both sides of North Second Street, roughly bounded by the alley south of Main and north by North Street
||Peotone||The Illinois Central Railroad opened in 1856 with a station in eastern Will County. The surrounding area became known as Peotone and featured a lively commercial district along the tracks. This district later expanded in response to growing use of automobiles.|
|8||Downtown Plainfield Historic District||
|Lockport bounded by Division & Main Sts.
|100–104 Water Street
||Wilmington||Eagle Hotel opened in the late 1830s to accommodate farmers traveling to Wilmington to use the local grist mill. The Chicago and Alton Railroad and U.S. Route 66 were later constructed near the hotel, providing further commerce. The interior was badly damaged in a 1990 fire.|
|Illinois Route 53
|405 West Main Street
|12||Ron George Round Barn||
|Northeast of Romeoville off of U.S. Route 66
||Bolingbrook||Relocated in 1998 to Essington Road.|
|13||John Heck House||
|1225 South Hamilton Street
|14||Jacob H. Henry House||
|20 South Eastern Avenue
|15||Illinois and Michigan Canal||
|7 miles (11 km) southwest of Joliet on U.S. Route 6, in Channahon State Park
|215 North Ottawa Street
|17||Joliet East Side Historic District||
|Roughly bounded by Washington and Union Streets, 4th and Eastern Avenues
|18||Joliet Municipal Airport||
|4000 West Jefferson Street
|19||Joliet Steel Works||
|927 Collins Street
|20||Joliet Township High School||
|201 East Jefferson Street
|21||Louis Joliet Hotel||
|22 East Clinton Street
|22||Lockport Historic District||
|Area between 7th and 11th Streets and Canal and Washington Streets
|23||Lockport Lock, Dam and Power House Historic District||
|2502 Channel Drive
|10824 LaPorte Road
|25||Robert Milne House||
|535 East 7th Street
|433 West Corning Avenue
|27||Plainfield Halfway House||
|503 Main Street
|28||Rubens Rialto Square Theater||
|102 North Chicago Street
|29||Hiram B. Scutt Mansion||
|206 N Broadway
|515 County Road
|31||Standard Oil Gasoline Station||
|600 West Lockport Street
|Southeast of Lockport
|33||U.S. Post Office||
|150 North Scott Street
|50 East Jefferson Street
|35||Upper Bluff Historic District||
|Roughly bounded by Taylor, Center and Campbell Streets and Raynor Avenue
|36||Will County Historical Society Headquarters||
|803 South State Street
|||Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Date removed||Location||City or town||Summary|
|1||Ninth Street Seven Arch Stone Bridge||
||Ninth Street spanning Deep Run Creek
||Lockport||Destroyed in a 2011 storm.|
- List of National Historic Landmarks in Illinois
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- The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. For about 1% of NRIS original coordinates, experience has shown that one or both coordinates are typos or otherwise extremely far off; some corrections may have been made. A more subtle problem causes many locations to be off by up to 150 yards, depending on location in the country: most NRIS coordinates were derived from tracing out latitude and longitudes off of USGS topographical quadrant maps created under the North American Datum of 1927, which differs from the current, highly accurate WGS84 GPS system used by most on-line maps. Chicago is about right, but NRIS longitudes in Washington are higher by about 4.5 seconds, and are lower by about 2.0 seconds in Maine. Latitudes differ by about 1.0 second in Florida. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
- "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on July 3, 2014.
- 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.
- Maruszak, Kathleen, and Debi A. Jones. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Briscoe Mounds. National Park Service, 1978-07, 9.
- Dardick, Hal (2006-10-10). "Church fire leaves sense of loss". Chicago Tribune.
- Originally listed as Lockport vicinity, now within the boundaries of Romeoville
- "Bolingbrook to Save Round Barn". Joliet Herald-News. April 23, 1998.
- Chicago Sun-Times http://heraldnews.suntimes.com/news/7791760-418/historic-lockport-bridge-limestone-to-be-used-for-fundraising.html
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