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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 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 18 of those are found in Lake 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 Abert Lake Petroglyphs
Abert Lake Petroglyphs
November 20, 1974
(#74002292)
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
Bailey and Massingill General Store
October 25, 1984
(#84000133)
4 N. E St.
42°11′23″N 120°20′41″W / 42.189645°N 120.344621°W / 42.189645; -120.344621 (Bailey and Massingill General Store)
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
Cabin Lake Guard Station
April 11, 1986
(#86000827)
Deschutes National Forest
43°29′27″N 121°03′22″W / 43.490833°N 121.056111°W / 43.490833; -121.056111 (Cabin Lake Guard Station)
Bend
4 East Lake Abert Archeological District
East Lake Abert Archeological District
November 29, 1978
(#78002295)
Address restricted
Valley Falls vicinity
5 Ed Eskelin Ranch Complex
Ed Eskelin Ranch Complex
February 25, 1991
(#91000062)
County Road 5-10
43°15′02″N 120°54′42″W / 43.250422°N 120.911721°W / 43.250422; -120.911721 (Ed Eskelin Ranch Complex)
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
Fort Rock Cave
October 15, 1966
(#66000641)
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
Greaser Petroglyph Site
November 20, 1974
(#74002293)
Address restricted
Adel vicinity
8 Heryford Brothers Building
Heryford Brothers Building
April 30, 1980
(#80003330)
524 Center St.
42°11′23″N 120°20′44″W / 42.189693°N 120.345629°W / 42.189693; -120.345629 (Heryford Brothers Building)
Lakeview
9 William P. Heryford House
William P. Heryford House
May 22, 1980
(#80003331)
108 S. F St.
42°11′18″N 120°20′47″W / 42.188466°N 120.346294°W / 42.188466; -120.346294 (William P. Heryford House)
Lakeview
10 Lake County Round Sale Barn
Lake County Round Sale Barn
November 21, 2003
(#03001180)
3531 N. 6th St.
42°11′43″N 120°21′40″W / 42.195342°N 120.361078°W / 42.195342; -120.361078 (Lake County Round Sale Barn)
Lakeview
11 Mitchell Recreation Area
Mitchell Recreation Area
February 20, 2003
(#03000050)
Forest Service Rd. 34, Fremont National Forest
42°25′52″N 120°51′27″W / 42.431111°N 120.8575°W / 42.431111; -120.8575 (Mitchell Recreation Area)
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
Nevada–California–Oregon Railway Passenger Station
August 22, 1983
(#83002157)
1400 Center St.
42°11′22″N 120°21′21″W / 42.189430°N 120.355932°W / 42.189430; -120.355932 (Nevada–California–Oregon Railway Passenger Station)
Lakeview
13 Paisley Five Mile Point Caves
Paisley Five Mile Point Caves
September 24, 2014
(#14000708)
Address restricted
Paisley vicinity
14 Picture Rock Pass Petroglyphs Site
Picture Rock Pass Petroglyphs Site
August 28, 1975
(#75001585)
Address restricted
Silver Lake vicinity
15 Post and King Saloon
Post and King Saloon
March 17, 1977
(#77001104)
N. 2nd and E Sts.
42°11′27″N 120°20′43″W / 42.190738°N 120.345165°W / 42.190738; -120.345165 (Post and King Saloon)
Lakeview
16 David L. Shirk Ranch
David L. Shirk Ranch
November 4, 2009
(#09000891)
Guano Valley
42°14′19″N 119°31′12″W / 42.2385°N 119.51994°W / 42.2385; -119.51994 (David L. Shirk Ranch)
Adel vicinity
17 Stone Bridge and the Oregon Central Military Wagon Road
Stone Bridge and the Oregon Central Military Wagon Road
November 8, 1974
(#74001689)
The Narrows S of Plush
42°21′05″N 119°50′26″W / 42.351389°N 119.840556°W / 42.351389; -119.840556 (Stone Bridge and the Oregon Central Military Wagon Road)
Plush vicinity
18 John N. and Cornelia Watson House
John N. and Cornelia Watson House
February 21, 1989
(#89000051)
5 N. H St.
42°11′23″N 120°20′55″W / 42.189673°N 120.348571°W / 42.189673; -120.348571 (John N. and Cornelia Watson House)
Lakeview

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