National Register of Historic Places listings in Lake County, Oregon
This list presents the full set of buildings, structures, objects, sites, or districts designated on the National Register of Historic Places in Lake 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 19 of those are found in Lake County.
|||Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
|1||Abert Lake Petroglyphs||November 20, 1974
|Address restricted||Lakeview vicinity||Peoples of the Great Basin cultural tradition pecked these petroglyphs onto two basaltic boulders near major game migration routes, in connection with rituals related to hunting activities. They were made within the last 10,000 years, but cannot be dated more precisely.|
|2||Bailey and Massingill General Store||October 25, 1984
|4 N. E St.||Lakeview||Lakeview's first commercial establishment opened on this site in 1876, and was destroyed by fire in 1900. The owners immediately rebuilt their business, incorporating a unique set of fire preventive features into the new building, including metal-sheathed walls and a fire awning.|
|3||Cabin Lake Guard Station||April 11, 1986
|Deschutes National Forest||Bend|
|4||East Lake Abert Archeological District||November 29, 1978
|Address restricted||Valley Falls vicinity|
|5||Ed Eskelin Ranch Complex||February 25, 1991
|County Road 5-10||Silver Lake vicinity||Built in the 1930s with both new construction and salvaged materials and buildings, this ranch compound reflects the perseverance of small-scale stock farmers through two phases of settlement in the Fort Rock Basin: failed attempts at dryland farming around 1910, then more successful irrigated ventures in the 1930s.|
|6||Fort Rock Cave||October 15, 1966
|Address restricted||Fort Rock vicinity||This cave yielded to archeologists the "Fort Rock sandals", the oldest manufactured articles found in the Americas, which demonstrated the early development of weaving among Native Americans. Occupation of the site has been dated to 11,000 BCE.|
|7||Greaser Petroglyph Site||November 20, 1974
|Address restricted||Adel vicinity|
|8||Heryford Brothers Building||April 30, 1980
|524 Center St.||Lakeview|
|9||William P. Heryford House||May 22, 1980
|108 S. F St.||Lakeview|
|10||Lake County Round Sale Barn||November 21, 2003
|3531 N. 6th St.||Lakeview|
|11||Mitchell Recreation Area||February 20, 2003
|Forest Service Rd. 34, Fremont National Forest||Bly||It is the only location in the continental U.S. where Americans were killed during World War II as a direct result of enemy action.|
|12||Nevada–California–Oregon Railway Passenger Station||August 22, 1983
|1400 Center St.||Lakeview|
|13||Paisley Five Mile Point Caves||September 24, 2014
|Address restricted||Paisley vicinity|
|14||Picture Rock Pass Petroglyphs Site||August 28, 1975
|Address restricted||Silver Lake vicinity|
|15||Post and King Saloon||March 17, 1977
|N. 2nd and E Sts.||Lakeview|
|16||David L. Shirk Ranch||November 4, 2009
|Guano Valley||Adel vicinity|
|17||Governor Earl W. Snell Aircraft Crash Site||October 18, 2018
|T40S R16E sec25, Fremont–Winema National Forest||Lakeview vicinity|
|18||Stone Bridge and the Oregon Central Military Wagon Road||November 8, 1974
|The Narrows S of Plush||Plush vicinity|
|19||John N. and Cornelia Watson House||February 21, 1989
|5 N. H St.||Lakeview|
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- 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 April 12, 2019.
- 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.
- Federal and state laws and practices restrict general public access to information regarding the specific location of this resource. In some cases, this is to protect archeological sites from vandalism, while in other cases it is restricted at the request of the owner. See: Knoerl, John; Miller, Diane; Shrimpton, Rebecca H. (1990), Guidelines for Restricting Information about Historic and Prehistoric Resources, National Register Bulletin (29), National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, OCLC 20706997.
- LeNoue, Marvin (February 11, 1974), National Register of Historic Places Inventory — Nomination Form for Federal Properties: Abert Lake Petroglyph Site.
- Bunten, Hugh, Jr. (March 30, 1984), National Register of Historic Places Inventory — Nomination Form: Bailey & Massingill General Store (PDF), retrieved November 21, 2014.
- Chappel, Jill A. (August 1, 1990), National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Eskelin, Ed, Ranch Complex (PDF), retrieved January 6, 2015.
- National Park Service. "Fort Rock Cave". National Historic Landmark Program: NHL Database. Archived from the original on March 1, 2007. Retrieved March 10, 2012.