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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.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.

Current listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Barlow Road
Barlow Road
April 13, 1992
(#92000334)
Mount Hood National Forest
45°13′50″N 121°34′47″W / 45.23065°N 121.5797°W / 45.23065; -121.5797 (Barlow Road)
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
Butler Bank
January 27, 2000
(#99001713)
301 Oak Street
45°42′31″N 121°30′49″W / 45.708652°N 121.513561°W / 45.708652; -121.513561 (Butler Bank)
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
Cascade Locks Marine Park
May 15, 1974
(#74001686)
On the Columbia River
45°40′09″N 121°53′43″W / 45.66928°N 121.8954°W / 45.66928; -121.8954 (Cascade Locks Marine Park)
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
Cascade Locks Work Center
April 11, 1986
(#86000829)
Mount Hood National Forest
45°40′55″N 121°50′41″W / 45.68188°N 121.8448°W / 45.68188; -121.8448 (Cascade Locks Work Center)
Cascade Locks
5 Cliff Lodge
Cliff Lodge
May 5, 2000
(#00000445)
3345 Cascade Avenue
45°42′36″N 121°32′43″W / 45.709864°N 121.545194°W / 45.709864; -121.545194 (Cliff Lodge)
Hood River vicinity
6 Cloud Cap Inn
Cloud Cap Inn
October 18, 1974
(#74001687)
Northeast flank of Mount Hood
45°24′15″N 121°39′16″W / 45.404043°N 121.654432°W / 45.404043; -121.654432 (Cloud Cap Inn)
Parkdale vicinity
7 Cloud Cap – Tilly Jane Recreation Area Historic District
Cloud Cap – Tilly Jane Recreation Area Historic District
March 22, 1981
(#81000485)
South of Parkdale
45°24′35″N 121°38′55″W / 45.40966°N 121.6485°W / 45.40966; -121.6485 (Cloud Cap – Tilly Jane Recreation Area Historic District)
Parkdale vicinity
8 Ernest S. and Clara C. Colby House
Ernest S. and Clara C. Colby House
July 14, 2000
(#00000804)
1219 Columbia Street
45°42′35″N 121°31′28″W / 45.709806°N 121.524429°W / 45.709806; -121.524429 (Ernest S. and Clara C. Colby House)
Hood River
9 Columbia Gorge Hotel
Columbia Gorge Hotel
September 21, 1979
(#79003736)
4000 Westcliff Drive
45°42′42″N 121°33′15″W / 45.71169°N 121.5543°W / 45.71169; -121.5543 (Columbia Gorge Hotel)
Hood River
10 Columbia River Highway Historic District
Columbia River Highway Historic District
December 12, 1983
(#83004168)
Roughly along the south side of the Columbia River
45°42′25″N 121°34′55″W / 45.706830°N 121.581863°W / 45.706830; -121.581863 (Columbia River Highway Historic District)
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
Simpson Copple House
March 6, 1987
(#87000362)
911 Montello Avenue
45°42′19″N 121°31′14″W / 45.705212°N 121.520422°W / 45.705212; -121.520422 (Simpson Copple House)
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
Davidson–Childs House
October 30, 1989
(#89001864)
725 Oak Street
45°42′31″N 121°31′07″W / 45.708576°N 121.518488°W / 45.708576; -121.518488 (Davidson–Childs House)
Hood River
13 Edward J. DeHart House
Edward J. DeHart House
February 23, 1990
(#90000276)
3820 Westcliff Drive
45°42′47″N 121°32′50″W / 45.712961°N 121.547297°W / 45.712961; -121.547297 (Edward J. DeHart House)
Hood River
14 John C. Duckwall House
John C. Duckwall House
June 16, 1989
(#89000512)
811 Oak Street
45°42′31″N 121°31′10″W / 45.708545°N 121.519367°W / 45.708545; -121.519367 (John C. Duckwall House)
Hood River
15 First National Bank of Hood River
First National Bank of Hood River
January 26, 2006
(#05001555)
304 Oak Street
45°42′33″N 121°30′49″W / 45.709066°N 121.513551°W / 45.709066; -121.513551 (First National Bank of Hood River)
Hood River
16 Orrin B. Hartley House
Orrin B. Hartley House
October 30, 1989
(#89001860)
1029 State Street
45°42′28″N 121°31′23″W / 45.707666°N 121.522968°W / 45.707666; -121.522968 (Orrin B. Hartley House)
Hood River
17 Heilbronner Block
Heilbronner Block
January 26, 2006
(#05001554)
110–118 3rd Street
45°42′34″N 121°30′49″W / 45.709352°N 121.513543°W / 45.709352; -121.513543 (Heilbronner Block)
Hood River
18 Martin and Carrie Hill House
Martin and Carrie Hill House
July 17, 2007
(#07000760)
2265 Highway 35
45°39′28″N 121°30′47″W / 45.657893°N 121.513087°W / 45.657893; -121.513087 (Martin and Carrie Hill House)
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
Hood River County Library and Georgiana Smith Park
May 29, 1998
(#98000605)
502 State Street
45°42′29″N 121°30′55″W / 45.70819°N 121.5154°W / 45.70819; -121.5154 (Hood River County Library and Georgiana Smith Park)
Hood River
20 Hood River High School
Hood River High School
May 5, 1999
(#99000534)
1602 May Street
45°42′15″N 121°31′43″W / 45.70405°N 121.5286°W / 45.70405; -121.5286 (Hood River High School)
Hood River
21 I.O.O.F. – Paris Fair Building
I.O.O.F. – Paris Fair Building
October 25, 1990
(#90001598)
315 Oak Street
45°42′31″N 121°30′51″W / 45.708656°N 121.514145°W / 45.708656; -121.514145 (I.O.O.F. – Paris Fair Building)
Hood River
22 Robert and Mabel Loomis House
Robert and Mabel Loomis House
October 25, 1990
(#90001599)
1100 State Street
45°42′30″N 121°31′23″W / 45.708284°N 121.523037°W / 45.708284; -121.523037 (Robert and Mabel Loomis House)
Hood River
23 Mount Hood Hotel Annex
Mount Hood Hotel Annex
January 21, 1994
(#93001511)
102–108 Oak Street
45°42′33″N 121°30′42″W / 45.709060°N 121.511528°W / 45.709060; -121.511528 (Mount Hood Hotel Annex)
Hood River
24 Mount Hood Railroad Linear Historic District
Mount Hood Railroad Linear Historic District
January 24, 1994
(#93001507)
Along the Mount Hood Railroad right-of-way from Hood River to Parkdale, northern terminus at 110 Railroad Avenue, Hood River
45°36′25″N 121°34′31″W / 45.60697°N 121.5754°W / 45.60697; -121.5754 (Mount Hood Railroad Linear Historic District)
Hood River to Parkdale
25 Mount Hood School House
Mount Hood School House
April 30, 1987
(#87000680)
Oregon Route 35
45°32′21″N 121°34′00″W / 45.53916°N 121.5668°W / 45.53916; -121.5668 (Mount Hood School House)
Mount Hood
26 Lester and Hazel Murphy House
Lester and Hazel Murphy House
October 25, 1990
(#90001600)
1006 Sherman Avenue
45°42′26″N 121°31′18″W / 45.707319°N 121.521761°W / 45.707319; -121.521761 (Lester and Hazel Murphy House)
Hood River
27 Oak Grove Schoolhouse
Oak Grove Schoolhouse
March 5, 1979
(#79002062)
2121 Reed Road
45°39′39″N 121°35′11″W / 45.660756°N 121.586289°W / 45.660756; -121.586289 (Oak Grove Schoolhouse)
Hood River vicinity
28 Oregon–Washington Railroad and Navigation Company Passenger Station
Oregon–Washington Railroad and Navigation Company Passenger Station
July 28, 1988
(#88001159)
Foot of 1st Street
45°42′36″N 121°30′42″W / 45.709869°N 121.511700°W / 45.709869; -121.511700 (Oregon–Washington Railroad and Navigation Company Passenger Station)
Hood River
29 Parkdale Ranger Station
Parkdale Ranger Station
April 11, 1986
(#86000822)

45°31′12″N 121°35′26″W / 45.51994°N 121.5905°W / 45.51994; -121.5905 (Parkdale Ranger Station)
Parkdale vicinity
30 Miles B. and Eleanor Potter House
Miles B. and Eleanor Potter House
October 8, 1992
(#92001326)
4095 Belmont Drive
45°41′35″N 121°33′30″W / 45.69299°N 121.5582°W / 45.69299; -121.5582 (Miles B. and Eleanor Potter House)
Hood River vicinity
31 Ries–Thompson House
Ries–Thompson House
October 8, 1992
(#92001327)
4993 Baseline Road
45°31′11″N 121°35′56″W / 45.51961°N 121.599°W / 45.51961; -121.599 (Ries–Thompson House)
Parkdale
32 Shaw–Dumble House
Shaw–Dumble House
October 30, 1990
(#90001601)
318 9th Street
45°42′27″N 121°31′14″W / 45.707412°N 121.520506°W / 45.707412; -121.520506 (Shaw–Dumble House)
Hood River
33 J. E. Slade House
J. E. Slade House
February 23, 1989
(#89000065)
1209 State Street
45°42′29″N 121°31′25″W / 45.70792°N 121.5236°W / 45.70792; -121.5236 (J. E. Slade House)
Hood River
34 E. L. Smith Building
E. L. Smith Building
June 19, 1991
(#91000801)
213–215 Oak Street
45°42′32″N 121°30′48″W / 45.70877°N 121.5132°W / 45.70877; -121.5132 (E. L. Smith Building)
Hood River
35 Clark Thompson House
Clark Thompson House
March 2, 1989
(#89000124)
22 NW Cragmont Avenue
45°40′25″N 121°53′03″W / 45.67375°N 121.8841°W / 45.67375; -121.8841 (Clark Thompson House)
Cascade Locks
36 Valley Theater
Valley Theater
June 1, 1990
(#90000842)
4945 Baseline Road
45°31′10″N 121°35′49″W / 45.51958°N 121.597°W / 45.51958; -121.597 (Valley Theater)
Parkdale
37 Waucoma Hotel
Waucoma Hotel
December 10, 1981
(#81000484)
102–108 2nd Street
45°42′34″N 121°30′45″W / 45.709377°N 121.512626°W / 45.709377; -121.512626 (Waucoma Hotel)
Hood River

Former listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Roe–Parker House
Roe–Parker House
March 9, 1988
(#88000085)
February 21, 2018
110 Sherman Avenue
45°42′28″N 121°30′43″W / 45.707662°N 121.511874°W / 45.707662; -121.511874 (Roe–Parker House)
Hood River

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