National Register of Historic Places listings in Mendocino County, California facts for kids

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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Mendocino County, California.

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

There are 42 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county, including 1 National Historic Landmark.

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 Arena Cove Historic District
Arena Cove Historic District
September 13, 1990
(#90001363)
Arena Cove
38°54′54″N 123°42′28″W / 38.915°N 123.707778°W / 38.915; -123.707778 (Arena Cove Historic District)
Point Arena
2 Dr. Raymond Babcock House
August 19, 2004
(#04000620)
96 S. Humboldt St.
39°24′45″N 123°21′07″W / 39.4125°N 123.351944°W / 39.4125; -123.351944 (Dr. Raymond Babcock House)
Willits
3 Buckridge Ranch House
September 13, 1990
(#90001359)
On the Garcia River near Buckridge Rd.
38°55′35″N 123°37′33″W / 38.926389°N 123.625833°W / 38.926389; -123.625833 (Buckridge Ranch House)
Point Arena
4 Con Creek School
Con Creek School
October 18, 1979
(#79000498)
2 miles (3.2 km) north of Boonville on State Route 128
39°01′47″N 123°23′07″W / 39.029722°N 123.385278°W / 39.029722; -123.385278 (Con Creek School)
Boonville Also known as the Little Red Schoolhouse, the Con Creek School is a schoolhouse built in the Greek Revival style by J.D. Ball in 1891. Used as a classroom for eight grade levels for 50 years, it was trimmed down to only 7th and 8th grades by 1941. In 1958 its use changed again to that of a kindergarten, and remained so until 1979, when it was donated to the local historical society. The Little Red Schoolhouse is located near the community of Boonville
5 Jerome B. Ford House
Jerome B. Ford House
June 23, 2010
(#10000394)
735 Main St.
39°18′19″N 123°47′50″W / 39.305278°N 123.797222°W / 39.305278; -123.797222 (Jerome B. Ford House)
Mendocino
6 FROLIC (brig)
May 16, 1991
(#91000565)
Northeast of Pt. Cabrillo
39°21′18″N 123°49′15″W / 39.355°N 123.820833°W / 39.355; -123.820833 (FROLIC (brig))
Caspar
7 O. W. Getchell House
O. W. Getchell House
October 3, 1980
(#80000819)
State Route 1
38°47′48″N 123°34′05″W / 38.796667°N 123.568056°W / 38.796667; -123.568056 (O. W. Getchell House)
Anchor Bay Located in the community of Anchor Bay, the Getchell house was built by Osgood W. Getchel c.1870. A prominent location on a bluff and near a trade route established the Getchell house as a popular landmark for both land and sea travelers. The Getchell house was also one of the only wood structures to survive the 1906 earthquake.
8 E. P. and Clara Gillmore House
E. P. and Clara Gillmore House
September 13, 1990
(#90001355)
40 Mill St.
38°55′04″N 123°41′25″W / 38.917778°N 123.690278°W / 38.917778; -123.690278 (E. P. and Clara Gillmore House)
Point Arena The Gillmore house is one of the few houses in Point Arena that was designed in an architectural style, specifically Second Empire. Built in the 1870s, the house was the residence of E.P. Gillmore, a one time county supervisor and the owner of a local livery stable and general store.
9 Sid Groshon House
Sid Groshon House
September 13, 1990
(#90001356)
50 Mill St.
38°54′32″N 123°41′24″W / 38.908889°N 123.69°W / 38.908889; -123.69 (Sid Groshon House)
Point Arena A small Victorian cottage, and the only Queen Anne style home in Point Arena.
10 Held-Poage House
Held-Poage House
January 7, 1988
(#87002292)
603 W. Perkins St.
39°08′55″N 123°12′40″W / 39.148611°N 123.211111°W / 39.148611; -123.211111 (Held-Poage House)
Ukiah A Queen Anne Victorian house located near downtown Ukiah, the building was the home of William D.L. and Ethel Poage Held, who took residence in 1903. William D.L. Held numerous positions in public service, including serving in the California State Legislature and as the Mayor of the City of Ukiah. In 1969, the building was donated to the Mendocino County Historical Society by William P. Held and now serves as a research library.
11 Charles Hofman House
Charles Hofman House
September 30, 1993
(#93001022)
308 S. School St.
39°08′54″N 123°12′26″W / 39.148333°N 123.207222°W / 39.148333; -123.207222 (Charles Hofman House)
Ukiah A Stick-Eastlake style Victorian home that sits just blocks south of the Mendocino County courthouse in downtown Ukiah.
12 Hoyt-Scott House
Hoyt-Scott House
September 13, 1990
(#90001354)
10 Riverside Dr.
38°54′40″N 123°41′28″W / 38.911111°N 123.691111°W / 38.911111; -123.691111 (Hoyt-Scott House)
Point Arena
13 Italian Hotel
Italian Hotel
September 13, 1990
(#90001361)
105 Main St.
38°54′25″N 123°42′08″W / 38.906944°N 123.702222°W / 38.906944; -123.702222 (Italian Hotel)
Point Arena A Classical Revival style home built in the early 19th century for the owner of local brewery.
14 Iverson House
Iverson House
September 13, 1990
(#90001353)
40 Iverson Ave.
38°54′29″N 123°41′33″W / 38.908056°N 123.6925°W / 38.908056; -123.6925 (Iverson House)
Point Arena A small Greek Revival style house build in Point Arena in 1875 for the local Iverson family.
15 Billy Ketchum House
Billy Ketchum House
September 13, 1990
(#90001358)
10 Scott Pl.
38°54′42″N 123°41′28″W / 38.911667°N 123.691111°W / 38.911667; -123.691111 (Billy Ketchum House)
Point Arena A bungalow/Craftsman home built for the local manager of the Point Arena Hot Springs in the early 20th century.
16 Larsen Family House
October 5, 1995
(#95001153)
84 State St.
39°24′49″N 123°21′09″W / 39.413611°N 123.3525°W / 39.413611; -123.3525 (Larsen Family House)
Willits
17 Lovejoy Homestead
April 26, 1978
(#78000719)
North of Branscomb
39°44′52″N 123°38′00″W / 39.747778°N 123.633333°W / 39.747778; -123.633333 (Lovejoy Homestead)
Branscomb
18 Main Street Historic Commercial District
Main Street Historic Commercial District
September 13, 1990
(#90001364)
165-265 Main St.
38°54′35″N 123°41′29″W / 38.909722°N 123.691389°W / 38.909722; -123.691389 (Main Street Historic Commercial District)
Point Arena Thirty buildings on either side of California State Highway 1 in Point Arena.
19 Manchester Schoolhouse
June 26, 1979
(#79000499)
19750 State Route 1
38°58′01″N 123°41′10″W / 38.966944°N 123.686111°W / 38.966944; -123.686111 (Manchester Schoolhouse)
Manchester
20 Mendocino and Headlands Historic District
Mendocino and Headlands Historic District
July 14, 1971
(#71000165)
Bounded roughly by the Pacific Ocean on the west and south, Little Lake St. on the north, and State Route 1 on the east
39°18′30″N 123°48′23″W / 39.308333°N 123.806389°W / 39.308333; -123.806389 (Mendocino and Headlands Historic District)
Mendocino
21 Mendocino Woodlands Recreational Demonstration Area
September 25, 1997
(#97001262)
11301 Little Lake Rd.
39°19′39″N 123°41′54″W / 39.3275°N 123.698333°W / 39.3275; -123.698333 (Mendocino Woodlands Recreational Demonstration Area)
Mendocino
22 Milano Hotel
June 23, 1978
(#78000720)
38300 State Route 1, S.
38°46′40″N 123°32′27″W / 38.777778°N 123.540833°W / 38.777778; -123.540833 (Milano Hotel)
Gualala
23 LeGrand Morse House
September 13, 1990
(#90001362)
365 Main St.
38°54′50″N 123°41′28″W / 38.913889°N 123.691111°W / 38.913889; -123.691111 (LeGrand Morse House)
Point Arena A Classical Revival style house build c.1870 for LeGrand Morse, a local teacher, clerk, lawyer and legislator.
24 Navarro
December 21, 2009
(#09001089)
Navarro Beach Rd.
39°01′22″N 123°40′26″W / 39.022686°N 123.673878°W / 39.022686; -123.673878 (Navarro)
Albion
25 Olinsky Building
Olinsky Building
August 4, 1995
(#95000995)
401 N. Main St.
39°26′45″N 123°48′19″W / 39.445833°N 123.805278°W / 39.445833; -123.805278 (Olinsky Building)
Fort Bragg
26 Palace Hotel
Palace Hotel
October 2, 1979
(#79003458)
272 N. State St.
39°09′04″N 123°12′26″W / 39.151111°N 123.207222°W / 39.151111; -123.207222 (Palace Hotel)
Ukiah
27 Annie Palmer House
Annie Palmer House
September 13, 1990
(#90001357)
284 Main St.
38°54′39″N 123°41′30″W / 38.910833°N 123.691667°W / 38.910833; -123.691667 (Annie Palmer House)
Point Arena A small Greek Revival house in Point Arena, named for its notorious one-time owner Annie Palmer. Palmer was a teacher at a local Methodist school until she was convicted of murdering her lover.
28 Point Arena High School
Point Arena High School
September 13, 1990
(#90001365)
200 Lake St.
38°54′53″N 123°41′54″W / 38.914722°N 123.698333°W / 38.914722; -123.698333 (Point Arena High School)
Point Arena
29 Point Arena Light Station
Point Arena Light Station
July 16, 1991
(#90002189)
Lighthouse Rd.
38°57′18″N 123°44′24″W / 38.955°N 123.74°W / 38.955; -123.74 (Point Arena Light Station)
Point Arena
30 Point Arena Rancheria Roundhouse
September 13, 1990
(#90001360)
On the Garcia River at the end of Rancheria Rd.
38°57′02″N 123°39′41″W / 38.950556°N 123.661389°W / 38.950556; -123.661389 (Point Arena Rancheria Roundhouse)
Point Arena
31 Point Cabrillo Light Station
Point Cabrillo Light Station
September 3, 1991
(#91001092)
45300 Lighthouse Rd.
39°20′53″N 123°49′23″W / 39.348056°N 123.823056°W / 39.348056; -123.823056 (Point Cabrillo Light Station)
Caspar
32 Point Cabrillo Site
February 23, 1972
(#72000238)
Address Restricted
Pine Grove
33 Round Valley Flour Mills
Round Valley Flour Mills
November 10, 1980
(#80000820)
Main and Greely Sts.
39°47′35″N 123°14′57″W / 39.793056°N 123.249167°W / 39.793056; -123.249167 (Round Valley Flour Mills)
Covelo
34 St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church
St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church
September 13, 1990
(#90001366)
40 School St.
38°54′50″N 123°41′32″W / 38.913889°N 123.692222°W / 38.913889; -123.692222 (St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church)
Point Arena
35 Seabiscuit's Stud Barn
January 22, 2014
(#13001108)
16200 N. US 101
39°19′12″N 123°18′29″W / 39.31995°N 123.308178°W / 39.31995; -123.308178 (Seabiscuit's Stud Barn)
Willits
36 Spotswood House
Spotswood House
September 27, 2007
(#07000997)
11820 West Rd.
39°19′46″N 123°07′52″W / 39.329451°N 123.131161°W / 39.329451; -123.131161 (Spotswood House)
Potter Valley
37 Sun House
Sun House
September 2, 1981
(#81000161)
431 S. Main St.
39°08′51″N 123°12′16″W / 39.1475°N 123.204444°W / 39.1475; -123.204444 (Sun House)
Ukiah
38 Town Creek Archeological Site
May 17, 1976
(#76000498)
Address Restricted
Covelo
39 Ukiah Main Post Office
Ukiah Main Post Office
May 9, 2012
(#12000266)
224 N. Oak St.
39°09′02″N 123°12′36″W / 39.150514°N 123.210086°W / 39.150514; -123.210086 (Ukiah Main Post Office)
Ukiah
40 Weller House
Weller House
July 19, 1976
(#76000499)
524 Stewart St.
39°26′50″N 123°48′25″W / 39.447222°N 123.806944°W / 39.447222; -123.806944 (Weller House)
Fort Bragg Built in Fort Bragg for Horace Weller in 1886, the Weller House is the oldest existing house in the city. Expanded a year later, it came to include three stories with 10 rooms, including a 900 square feet (84 m2) ballroom. It is now a bed & breakfast.
41 Willits Carnegie Library
Willits Carnegie Library
January 7, 1993
(#92001756)
85 E. Commercial St.
39°24′43″N 123°21′09″W / 39.411944°N 123.3525°W / 39.411944; -123.3525 (Willits Carnegie Library)
Willits A Classical Revival building built in 1915 by Dan Deshiell.
42 Willits Depot
Willits Depot
October 20, 1999
(#99001262)
East Commercial St.
39°24′45″N 123°20′59″W / 39.4125°N 123.349722°W / 39.4125; -123.349722 (Willits Depot)
Willits

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