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 2,000, 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|
|1||Barlow Road||April 13, 1992
|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.|
|2||Butler Bank||January 27, 2000
|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||May 15, 1974
|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||April 11, 1986
|Mount Hood National Forest||Cascade Locks|
|5||Cliff Lodge||May 5, 2000
|3345 Cascade Avenue||Hood River vicinity|
|6||Cloud Cap Inn||October 18, 1974
|Northeast flank of Mount Hood||Parkdale vicinity|
|7||Cloud Cap – Tilly Jane Recreation Area Historic District||March 22, 1981
|South of Parkdale||Parkdale vicinity|
|8||Ernest S. and Clara C. Colby House||July 14, 2000
|1219 Columbia Street||Hood River|
|9||Columbia Gorge Hotel||September 21, 1979
|4000 Westcliff Drive||Hood River|
|10||Columbia River Highway Historic District||December 12, 1983
|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||March 6, 1987
|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.|
|12||Davidson–Childs House||October 30, 1989
|725 Oak Street||Hood River|
|13||Edward J. DeHart House||February 23, 1990
|3820 Westcliff Drive||Hood River|
|14||John C. Duckwall House||June 16, 1989
|811 Oak Street||Hood River|
|15||First National Bank of Hood River||January 26, 2006
|304 Oak Street||Hood River|
|16||Orrin B. Hartley House||October 30, 1989
|1029 State Street||Hood River|
|17||Heilbronner Block||January 26, 2006
|110–118 3rd Street||Hood River|
|18||Martin and Carrie Hill House||July 17, 2007
|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||May 29, 1998
|502 State Street||Hood River|
|20||Hood River High School||May 5, 1999
|1602 May Street||Hood River|
|21||I.O.O.F. – Paris Fair Building||October 25, 1990
|315 Oak Street||Hood River|
|22||Robert and Mabel Loomis House||October 25, 1990
|1100 State Street||Hood River|
|23||Mount Hood Hotel Annex||January 21, 1994
|102–108 Oak Street||Hood River|
|24||Mount Hood Railroad Linear Historic District||January 24, 1994
|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||April 30, 1987
|Oregon Route 35||Mount Hood[c]|
|26||Lester and Hazel Murphy House||October 25, 1990
|1006 Sherman Avenue||Hood River|
|27||Oak Grove Schoolhouse||March 5, 1979
|2121 Reed Road||Hood River vicinity|
|28||Oregon–Washington Railroad and Navigation Company Passenger Station||July 28, 1988
|Foot of 1st Street||Hood River|
|29||Parkdale Ranger Station||April 11, 1986
|30||Miles B. and Eleanor Potter House||October 8, 1992
|4095 Belmont Drive||Hood River vicinity|
|31||Ries–Thompson House||October 8, 1992
|4993 Baseline Road||Parkdale|
|32||Shaw–Dumble House||October 30, 1990
|318 9th Street||Hood River|
|33||J. E. Slade House||February 23, 1989
|1209 State Street||Hood River|
|34||E. L. Smith Building||June 19, 1991
|213–215 Oak Street||Hood River|
|35||Clark Thompson House||March 2, 1989
|22 NW Cragmont Avenue||Cascade Locks|
|36||Valley Theater||June 1, 1990
|4945 Baseline Road||Parkdale|
|37||Waucoma Hotel||December 10, 1981
|102–108 2nd Street||Hood River|
|||Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Date removed||Location||City or town||Summary|
|1||Roe–Parker House||March 9, 1988|
|February 21, 2018||110 Sherman Avenue[d]||Hood River|
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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, OCLC 39493977, archived from the original on April 6, 2014, retrieved June 20, 2014.
- National Park Service, National Register of Historic Places Program: Research, archived from the original on February 1, 2015, retrieved January 28, 2015.
- Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, Oregon Historic Sites Database, retrieved August 6, 2015. 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 October 11, 2018.
- 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, archived from the original on January 30, 2018, retrieved November 25, 2014.
- "County winds up vintage home sale", Hood River News, February 12, 2003, archived from the original on January 30, 2018, retrieved November 25, 2014.