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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Knox County, Maine.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Knox County, Maine, United States. Latitude and longitude coordinates are provided for many National Register properties and districts; these locations may be seen together in a map.

There are 90 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county; 10 of the properties are National Historic Landmarks. One property was once listed, but has since been removed.

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

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Ebenezer Alden House
April 28, 1975
(#75000100)
Off State Route 131
44°12′44″N 69°16′03″W / 44.212222°N 69.2675°W / 44.212222; -69.2675 (Ebenezer Alden House)
Union
2 Allen's Island
December 15, 1983
(#83003646)
In Muscongus Bay
43°52′16″N 69°18′42″W / 43.871111°N 69.311667°W / 43.871111; -69.311667 (Allen's Island)
St. George
3 American Boathouse
February 19, 1982
(#82000761)
Atlantic Ave.
44°12′40″N 69°03′48″W / 44.211111°N 69.063333°W / 44.211111; -69.063333 (American Boathouse)
Camden
4 American Eagle (schooner)
American Eagle (schooner)
December 4, 1991
(#91002064)
Rockland Harbor
44°06′32″N 69°06′32″W / 44.108889°N 69.108889°W / 44.108889; -69.108889 (American Eagle (schooner))
Rockland National Historic Landmark
5 Joe Amesbury Place
March 11, 1982
(#82000760)
Address Restricted
North Haven
6 Beechnut Hut Historic District
July 10, 2003
(#03000617)
316 Beech Hill Rd.
44°10′07″N 69°06′15″W / 44.168611°N 69.104167°W / 44.168611; -69.104167 (Beechnut Hut Historic District)
Rockport
7 Bortz-Lewis Site
March 11, 1982
(#82000762)
Address Restricted
North Haven
8 Browns Head Light Station
Browns Head Light Station
January 27, 1983
(#83000460)
Browns Head
44°06′42″N 68°54′35″W / 44.111667°N 68.909722°W / 44.111667; -68.909722 (Browns Head Light Station)
Vinalhaven
9 Bull Rock
March 11, 1982
(#82000763)
Address Restricted
North Haven
10 Benjamin Burton Garrison Site
September 9, 1983
(#83000461)
Address Restricted
Cushing
11 Cabot I Site
March 11, 1982
(#82000764)
Address Restricted
North Haven
12 Camden Great Fire Historic District
Camden Great Fire Historic District
January 9, 2007
(#06001221)
Elm and Main Sts.
44°12′35″N 69°03′57″W / 44.209722°N 69.065833°W / 44.209722; -69.065833 (Camden Great Fire Historic District)
Camden
13 Camden Opera House Block
Camden Opera House Block
December 29, 1986
(#86003539)
Off U.S. Route 1
44°12′32″N 69°04′01″W / 44.208889°N 69.066944°W / 44.208889; -69.066944 (Camden Opera House Block)
Camden
14 Camden Amphitheater and Public Library
Camden Amphitheater and Public Library
February 27, 2013
(#13000285)
55 Main St.
44°12′41″N 69°03′51″W / 44.2115°N 69.0642°W / 44.2115; -69.0642 (Camden Amphitheater and Public Library)
Camden
15 Camden Yacht Club
January 11, 1980
(#80000378)
Bay View St.
44°12′26″N 69°03′43″W / 44.207222°N 69.061944°W / 44.207222; -69.061944 (Camden Yacht Club)
Camden
16 Chestnut Street Historic District
Chestnut Street Historic District
March 22, 1991
(#91000325)
Chestnut St. from Elm to Beacon Ave., including parts of Penobscot, Pleasant and Wood Sts., and Dillingham Pt.
44°12′13″N 69°03′43″W / 44.203611°N 69.061944°W / 44.203611; -69.061944 (Chestnut Street Historic District)
Camden
17 The Common
The Common
November 7, 2007
(#07001151)
Between Common and Burkett Rds.
44°12′41″N 69°16′30″W / 44.211389°N 69.275°W / 44.211389; -69.275 (The Common)
Union
18 Conway House
Conway House
December 23, 1969
(#69000010)
Conway Rd.
44°12′01″N 69°04′52″W / 44.200278°N 69.081111°W / 44.200278; -69.081111 (Conway House)
Camden
19 Crocker Site
March 11, 1982
(#82000765)
Address Restricted
North Haven
20 Curtis Island Light
Curtis Island Light
May 17, 1973
(#73000263)
3.8 miles from Camden Harbor in Penobscot Bay
44°12′07″N 69°03′03″W / 44.201944°N 69.050833°W / 44.201944; -69.050833 (Curtis Island Light)
Camden
21 Farnsworth Homestead
Farnsworth Homestead
May 25, 1973
(#73000241)
21 Elm St.
44°06′11″N 69°06′39″W / 44.103056°N 69.110833°W / 44.103056; -69.110833 (Farnsworth Homestead)
Rockland
22 Finnish Congregational Church and Parsonage
Finnish Congregational Church and Parsonage
June 24, 1994
(#94000639)
Eastern side of State Route 131, 0.9 miles south of its junction with U.S. Route 1
44°04′18″N 69°09′43″W / 44.071667°N 69.161944°W / 44.071667; -69.161944 (Finnish Congregational Church and Parsonage)
South Thomaston
23 Gaunt Neck Site Complex
December 28, 2005
(#05001467)
Address Restricted
43°58′59″N 69°18′20″W / 43.983056°N 69.305556°W / 43.983056; -69.305556 (Gaunt Neck Site Complex)
Cushing
24 Georges River Canal
Georges River Canal
March 5, 1970
(#70000048)
Upper Falls of the Georges River in Warren to the Union town line, extending to Quantabacook Pond in Searsmont
44°15′N 69°15′W / 44.25°N 69.25°W / 44.25; -69.25 (Georges River Canal)
Appleton, Union, and Warren
25 Goose Rocks Light Station
Goose Rocks Light Station
January 21, 1988
(#87002267)
East Entrance to the Fox Islands Thorofare
44°08′07″N 68°49′52″W / 44.135278°N 68.831111°W / 44.135278; -68.831111 (Goose Rocks Light Station)
North Haven
26 Grace Bailey (two-masted schooner)
Grace Bailey (two-masted schooner)
October 1, 1990
(#90001466)
Camden Harbor
44°12′36″N 69°03′50″W / 44.21°N 69.063889°W / 44.21; -69.063889 (Grace Bailey (two-masted schooner))
Camden National Historic Landmark
27 Gooden Grant House
December 18, 2013
(#13000926)
1 Head Harbor
44°01′27″N 68°37′07″W / 44.024248°N 68.618636°W / 44.024248; -68.618636 (Gooden Grant House)
Isle au Haut
28 Gushee Family House
October 8, 1998
(#98001235)
2868 Sennebec Rd.
44°17′13″N 69°14′54″W / 44.286944°N 69.248333°W / 44.286944; -69.248333 (Gushee Family House)
Appleton
29 Heron Neck Light Station
Heron Neck Light Station
January 21, 1988
(#87002266)
Heron Neck on Greens Island
44°01′31″N 68°51′45″W / 44.025278°N 68.8625°W / 44.025278; -68.8625 (Heron Neck Light Station)
Vinalhaven
30 High Street Historic District
High Street Historic District
January 5, 1989
(#88001843)
Roughly High St. between Main St. and Sherman Point Rd.; also the junction of Main St. and Atlantic Ave.
44°12′58″N 69°03′40″W / 44.216111°N 69.061111°W / 44.216111; -69.061111 (High Street Historic District)
Camden Main and Atlantic intersection represents a boundary increase September 24, 1999
31 Indian Island Light Station
Indian Island Light Station
March 23, 1988
(#87002539)
Indian Island in Rockport Harbor
44°09′55″N 69°03′42″W / 44.165278°N 69.061667°W / 44.165278; -69.061667 (Indian Island Light Station)
Rockport
32 Isaac H. Evans (schooner)
Isaac H. Evans (schooner)
December 4, 1991
(#91002061)
Rockland Harbor
44°06′32″N 69°06′32″W / 44.108889°N 69.108889°W / 44.108889; -69.108889 (Isaac H. Evans (schooner))
Rockland National Historic Landmark
33 Isle Au Haut Light Station
Isle Au Haut Light Station
January 21, 1988
(#87002265)
Robinson Point
44°03′53″N 68°39′07″W / 44.064722°N 68.651944°W / 44.064722; -68.651944 (Isle Au Haut Light Station)
Isle Au Haut
34 J. & E. Riggin (schooner)
J. & E. Riggin (schooner)
December 4, 1991
(#91002062)
Rockland Harbor
44°06′26″N 69°06′23″W / 44.107222°N 69.106389°W / 44.107222; -69.106389 (J. & E. Riggin (schooner))
Rockland National Historic Landmark
35 Thomas King Inscription
May 7, 1979
(#79000152)
Address Restricted
Cushing
36 Knox County Courthouse
Knox County Courthouse
April 18, 1977
(#77000075)
62 Union St.
44°06′14″N 69°06′43″W / 44.103889°N 69.111944°W / 44.103889; -69.111944 (Knox County Courthouse)
Rockland
37 Land's End Historic District
September 8, 2011
(#11000633)
Marshall Point & Cottage Rds., Lentine & Land's End Lns.
43°55′16″N 69°15′19″W / 43.921111°N 69.255278°W / 43.921111; -69.255278 (Land's End Historic District)
Saint George
38 Lermond Mill
Lermond Mill
December 27, 1984
(#84000499)
Payson Rd.
44°12′51″N 69°13′28″W / 44.214159°N 69.224443°W / 44.214159; -69.224443 (Lermond Mill)
Union
39 Lewis R. French (schooner)
Lewis R. French (schooner)
December 4, 1991
(#82005263)
Camden Harbor
44°12′37″N 69°03′46″W / 44.2104°N 69.0627°W / 44.2104; -69.0627 (Lewis R. French (schooner))
Camden National Historic Landmark
40 Main Street Historic District
Main Street Historic District
June 7, 1978
(#78000182)
Main St. from Limerock to Winter Sts.; also 428-497 Main St.
44°06′14″N 69°06′34″W / 44.103889°N 69.109444°W / 44.103889; -69.109444 (Main Street Historic District)
Rockland Second set of addresses represents a boundary increase, listed January 4, 2012
41 Marshall Point Light Station
Marshall Point Light Station
March 23, 1988
(#87002262)
Marshall Point in Port Clyde Harbor
43°55′02″N 69°15′42″W / 43.917222°N 69.261667°W / 43.917222; -69.261667 (Marshall Point Light Station)
Port Clyde
42 Matinicus Rock Light Station
Matinicus Rock Light Station
March 14, 1988
(#88000149)
Matinicus Rock
43°47′06″N 68°51′16″W / 43.785°N 68.854444°W / 43.785; -68.854444 (Matinicus Rock Light Station)
Matinicus Isle
43 Joseph and Hannah Maxcy Homestead
July 28, 2004
(#04000743)
630 S. Union Rd.
44°11′47″N 69°15′50″W / 44.196389°N 69.263889°W / 44.196389; -69.263889 (Joseph and Hannah Maxcy Homestead)
Union
44 Megunticook Golf Club
July 22, 1993
(#93000636)
212 Calderwood Ln.
44°11′03″N 69°03′49″W / 44.184167°N 69.063611°W / 44.184167; -69.063611 (Megunticook Golf Club)
Rockport Misspelled "Mequnticook" in the National Register listing.
45 Mercantile (schooner)
Mercantile (schooner)
October 1, 1990
(#82005265)
Camden Harbor
44°12′38″N 69°03′46″W / 44.210556°N 69.062778°W / 44.210556; -69.062778 (Mercantile (schooner))
Camden Designated a National Historic Landmark on December 4, 1991
46 Mosquito Island House
September 29, 1983
(#83000462)
South of St. George on Mosquito Island
43°55′21″N 69°13′22″W / 43.9225°N 69.222778°W / 43.9225; -69.222778 (Mosquito Island House)
St. George
47 Mullen's Cove
March 30, 1984
(#84001382)
Address Restricted
North Haven
48 Murch Family House
March 25, 1993
(#93000205)
Southeastern side of Calderwood Neck, 2 miles northeast of North Haven Rd.
44°06′00″N 68°49′05″W / 44.1°N 68.818056°W / 44.1; -68.818056 (Murch Family House)
Vinalhaven
49 Norumbega
Norumbega
July 12, 1974
(#74000174)
High St.
44°13′04″N 69°03′26″W / 44.217778°N 69.057222°W / 44.217778; -69.057222 (Norumbega)
Camden
50 Norumbega Carriage House
February 19, 1982
(#82000766)
High St.
44°13′00″N 69°03′25″W / 44.216667°N 69.056944°W / 44.216667; -69.056944 (Norumbega Carriage House)
Camden
51 Olson House
Olson House
August 31, 1995
(#93001114)
Eastern side of Hathorn Point Rd.
43°58′54″N 69°16′09″W / 43.981667°N 69.269167°W / 43.981667; -69.269167 (Olson House)
South Cushing vicinity Andrew Wyeth spent 30 summers at the house and is buried on the grounds. National Historic Landmark designation June 23, 2011.
52 Owls Head Light Station
Owls Head Light Station
January 18, 1978
(#78000183)
Northeast of Owls Head on W. Penobscot Bay
44°05′30″N 69°02′41″W / 44.091667°N 69.044722°W / 44.091667; -69.044722 (Owls Head Light Station)
Owls Head
53 Pleasant River Grange No. 492
October 8, 1999
(#99001190)
Round Island Rd., 0.15 miles east of its junction with N. Haven Rd.
44°04′33″N 68°50′20″W / 44.075833°N 68.838889°W / 44.075833; -68.838889 (Pleasant River Grange No. 492)
Vinalhaven
54 Rankin Block
Rankin Block
November 7, 1978
(#78000184)
600-610 Main St.
44°06′32″N 69°06′38″W / 44.108889°N 69.110556°W / 44.108889; -69.110556 (Rankin Block)
Rockland
55 Rockland Breakwater
Rockland Breakwater
April 11, 2003
(#03000203)
South of Jameson Point
44°06′14″N 69°04′41″W / 44.103889°N 69.078056°W / 44.103889; -69.078056 (Rockland Breakwater)
Rockland
56 Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse
Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse
March 20, 1981
(#81000067)
Rockland Harbor
44°06′14″N 69°04′40″W / 44.103889°N 69.077778°W / 44.103889; -69.077778 (Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse)
Rockland
57 Rockland Public Library
Rockland Public Library
July 10, 1979
(#79000153)
Union St.
44°06′19″N 69°06′45″W / 44.105278°N 69.1125°W / 44.105278; -69.1125 (Rockland Public Library)
Rockland
58 Rockland Railroad Station
February 7, 1978
(#78000327)
Union St.
44°06′03″N 69°06′41″W / 44.100833°N 69.111389°W / 44.100833; -69.111389 (Rockland Railroad Station)
Rockland
59 Rockland Residential Historic District
Rockland Residential Historic District
April 15, 1987
(#86003513)
Roughly bounded by Granite, Union, Masonic, Broad, Limerock, and Broadway Sts.
44°06′18″N 69°06′53″W / 44.105°N 69.114722°W / 44.105; -69.114722 (Rockland Residential Historic District)
Rockland
60 Rockland Turntable and Engine House
Rockland Turntable and Engine House
June 24, 1993
(#90001953)
Park St. west of the Rockland railroad station
44°06′04″N 69°07′23″W / 44.101111°N 69.123056°W / 44.101111; -69.123056 (Rockland Turntable and Engine House)
Rockland
61 Rockport Historic District
Rockport Historic District
May 28, 1976
(#76000099)
Irregular pattern along Pascal Ave. from Russell, Union, and Winter Sts. on the north to School St. on the south
44°11′08″N 69°04′28″W / 44.185556°N 69.074444°W / 44.185556; -69.074444 (Rockport Historic District)
Rockport
62 Rockport Historic Kiln Area
Rockport Historic Kiln Area
January 26, 1970
(#70000090)
On the western side of the mouth of the Goose River at its confluence with Rockport Harbor
44°11′11″N 69°04′27″W / 44.186389°N 69.074167°W / 44.186389; -69.074167 (Rockport Historic Kiln Area)
Rockport
63 Saddleback Ledge Light Station
Saddleback Ledge Light Station
March 14, 1988
(#88000158)
Saddleback Ledge at Isle Au Haut Bay
44°00′51″N 68°43′36″W / 44.014167°N 68.726667°W / 44.014167; -68.726667 (Saddleback Ledge Light Station)
Vinalhaven
64 Sail Loft
October 28, 1977
(#77000076)
Off State Route 131
43°57′55″N 69°12′36″W / 43.965278°N 69.21°W / 43.965278; -69.21 (Sail Loft)
Tenants Harbor
65 Security Trust Building
Security Trust Building
January 20, 1978
(#78000185)
Elm and Main Sts.
44°06′13″N 69°06′35″W / 44.103611°N 69.109722°W / 44.103611; -69.109722 (Security Trust Building)
Rockland
66 Spite House
Spite House
August 13, 1974
(#74000175)
Deadman's Point
44°10′31″N 69°03′18″W / 44.175278°N 69.055°W / 44.175278; -69.055 (Spite House)
Rockport
67 Star of Hope Lodge
February 19, 1982
(#82000767)
Maine St.
44°02′52″N 68°49′59″W / 44.047778°N 68.833056°W / 44.047778; -68.833056 (Star of Hope Lodge)
Vinalhaven
68 Stephen Taber (schooner)
Stephen Taber (schooner)
July 30, 1984
(#84001386)
Rockland Harbor
44°06′20″N 69°06′27″W / 44.1056°N 69.1075°W / 44.1056; -69.1075 (Stephen Taber (schooner))
Rockland National Historic Landmark
69 Strand Theatre
Strand Theatre
December 2, 2004
(#04001284)
345 Main St.
44°06′10″N 69°06′33″W / 44.102778°N 69.109167°W / 44.102778; -69.109167 (Strand Theatre)
Rockland
70 Surprise (schooner)
Surprise (schooner)
June 14, 1991
(#91000771)
Camden Harbor
44°12′38″N 69°03′48″W / 44.210556°N 69.063333°W / 44.210556; -69.063333 (Surprise (schooner))
Camden
71 Tenants Harbor Light Station
Tenants Harbor Light Station
November 20, 1987
(#87002026)
Southern Island
43°57′43″N 69°11′18″W / 43.961944°N 69.188333°W / 43.961944; -69.188333 (Tenants Harbor Light Station)
Tenants Harbor
72 Thomaston Historic District
Thomaston Historic District
May 2, 1974
(#74000176)
Runs through Blue Star Memorial Highway between Wadsworth St. and State Route 131
44°04′38″N 69°10′54″W / 44.077222°N 69.181667°W / 44.077222; -69.181667 (Thomaston Historic District)
Thomaston
73 George Thorndike House
January 11, 1983
(#83000463)
State Route 73
44°03′21″N 69°07′23″W / 44.055857°N 69.123017°W / 44.055857; -69.123017 (George Thorndike House)
South Thomaston
74 Tillson Farm Barn
December 18, 1990
(#90001902)
Warrenton Rd. southeast of its junction with Commercial St.
44°07′49″N 69°05′23″W / 44.130278°N 69.089722°W / 44.130278; -69.089722 (Tillson Farm Barn)
Glen Cove
75 Gen. Davis Tillson House
January 11, 1983
(#83000464)
157 Talbot Ave.
44°06′34″N 69°07′19″W / 44.109444°N 69.121944°W / 44.109444; -69.121944 (Gen. Davis Tillson House)
Rockland
76 Turner Farm II
March 11, 1982
(#82000768)
Address Restricted
North Haven
77 Turner Farm Site
March 26, 1976
(#76000100)
Address Restricted
North Haven
78 Union Church of Vinalhaven
July 19, 1984
(#84001388)
E. Main St.
44°02′54″N 68°49′52″W / 44.048333°N 68.831111°W / 44.048333; -68.831111 (Union Church of Vinalhaven)
Vinalhaven
79 Union Meeting House (Appleton)
October 8, 2014
(#14000836)
2875 Sennebec Rd.
44°17′15″N 69°14′51″W / 44.2875°N 69.2475°W / 44.2875; -69.2475 (Union Meeting House (Appleton))
Appleton
80 Union Town House (Former)
December 31, 2001
(#01001419)
128 Town House Rd.
44°12′47″N 69°16′30″W / 44.213056°N 69.275°W / 44.213056; -69.275 (Union Town House (Former))
Union
81 US Post Office-Camden Main
US Post Office-Camden Main
September 25, 1986
(#86002960)
Chestnut St.
44°12′31″N 69°03′53″W / 44.208611°N 69.064722°W / 44.208611; -69.064722 (US Post Office-Camden Main)
Camden
82 Victory Chimes (Schooner)
Victory Chimes (Schooner)
June 24, 1996
(#93000637)
North End Shipyard, Rockland Harbor
44°06′41″N 69°06′14″W / 44.111389°N 69.103889°W / 44.111389; -69.103889 (Victory Chimes (Schooner))
Rockland National Historic Landmark
83 The Vinalhaven Galamander
July 1, 1970
(#70000049)
Bandstand Park
44°02′53″N 68°49′53″W / 44.047919°N 68.831251°W / 44.047919; -68.831251 (The Vinalhaven Galamander)
Vinalhaven
84 Vinalhaven Public Library
January 5, 1989
(#88003014)
Carver St.
44°02′55″N 68°49′55″W / 44.048611°N 68.831944°W / 44.048611; -68.831944 (Vinalhaven Public Library)
Vinalhaven
85 Moses Webster House
April 1, 1998
(#98000309)
Atlantic Ave., 0.05 miles east of the junction of Main St. and Atlantic Ave.
44°02′51″N 68°49′53″W / 44.0475°N 68.831389°W / 44.0475; -68.831389 (Moses Webster House)
Vinalhaven
86 Wharf House
October 16, 1991
(#91001508)
Southeast of the junction of Main and Smith Sts.
44°07′37″N 68°52′16″W / 44.126944°N 68.871111°W / 44.126944; -68.871111 (Wharf House)
North Haven
87 Whitehead Lifesaving Station
October 12, 1988
(#88001839)
Southern side of Whitehead Island
43°58′43″N 69°07′57″W / 43.978611°N 69.1325°W / 43.978611; -69.1325 (Whitehead Lifesaving Station)
Sprucehead
88 Whitehead Light Station
Whitehead Light Station
March 14, 1988
(#88000154)
Eastern side of Whitehead Island
43°58′47″N 69°07′30″W / 43.979722°N 69.125°W / 43.979722; -69.125 (Whitehead Light Station)
Tenants Harbor
89 Whitney Farm
March 17, 2015
(#15000087)
215 Whitney Rd.
44°19′44″N 69°13′50″W / 44.329°N 69.2305°W / 44.329; -69.2305 (Whitney Farm)
Appleton Extends into Searsmont in Waldo County
90 Timothy and Jane Williams House
December 21, 2005
(#05001441)
34 Old County Rd.
44°06′09″N 69°08′34″W / 44.1025°N 69.142778°W / 44.1025; -69.142778 (Timothy and Jane Williams House)
Rockland

Former listing

Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Knott Crockett House
October 14, 1993
(#93001112)
July 14, 2015
750 Main St.
44°06′43″N 69°06′26″W / 44.111944°N 69.107222°W / 44.111944; -69.107222 (Knott Crockett House)
Rockland

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