National Register of Historic Places listings in Lake County, Oregon facts for kids
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.
- This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
|1||Abert Lake Petroglyphs||
||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||
|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||
|Deschutes National Forest
|4||East Lake Abert Archeological District||
||Valley Falls vicinity|
|5||Ed Eskelin Ranch Complex||
|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||
||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||
|8||Heryford Brothers Building||
|524 Center St.
|9||William P. Heryford House||
|108 S. F St.
|10||Lake County Round Sale Barn||
|3531 N. 6th St.
|11||Mitchell Recreation Area||
|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||
|1400 Center St.
|13||Paisley Five Mile Point Caves||
|14||Picture Rock Pass Petroglyphs Site||
||Silver Lake vicinity|
|15||Post and King Saloon||
|N. 2nd and E Sts.
|16||David L. Shirk Ranch||
|17||Stone Bridge and the Oregon Central Military Wagon Road||
|The Narrows S of Plush
|18||John N. and Cornelia Watson House||
|5 N. H St.
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