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List of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Putnam County, New York

This is intended to be a complete list of properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Putnam County, New York. The locations of National Register properties and districts (at least for all showing latitude and longitude coordinates below) may be seen in a map by clicking on "Map of all coordinates". Two properties are further designated as National Historic Landmarks of the United States.

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Listings county-wide

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 The Birches
The Birches
November 23, 1982
Cat Rock Rd.
41°22′31″N 73°56′38″W / 41.375278°N 73.943889°W / 41.375278; -73.943889 (The Birches)
Garrison 1882 Victorian Gothic house designed for Illinois Central president William Osborn; used as honeymoon house by both his sons. One of Ralph Adams Cram's earliest works
2 Boscobel
November 7, 1977
N of Garrison on NY 9D
41°24′39″N 73°56′22″W / 41.410833°N 73.939444°W / 41.410833; -73.939444 (Boscobel)
Garrison Outstanding example of Federal style mansion, built by States Dyckman in 1808, with many original furnishings. Moved upriver from original site at Montrose and restored after several years in state storage when FDR Veterans Hospital was built on original site.
3 Walter Brewster House
Walter Brewster House
October 4, 1978
Oak St.
41°23′42″N 73°36′59″W / 41.395°N 73.616389°W / 41.395; -73.616389 (Walter Brewster House)
Brewster Home of village founder; only Greek Revival home in county with a two-story colonnade
4 Castle Rock
Castle Rock
December 12, 1977
41°22′06″N 73°56′28″W / 41.368333°N 73.941111°W / 41.368333; -73.941111 (Castle Rock)
Garrison Eclectic mountaintop estate built by J. Morgan Slade for William Osborn in 1881; a major Hudson Highlands landmark ever since
5 H. D. Champlin & Son Horseshoeing and Wagonmaking
H. D. Champlin & Son Horseshoeing and Wagonmaking
November 23, 1982
286 Main St.
41°25′29″N 73°56′49″W / 41.424722°N 73.946944°W / 41.424722; -73.946944 (H. D. Champlin & Son Horseshoeing and Wagonmaking)
Nelsonville Late 19th-century commercial structure preserved nearly intact
6 Cold Spring Cemetery Gatehouse
Cold Spring Cemetery Gatehouse
November 23, 1982
Peekskill Rd.
41°25′20″N 73°56′41″W / 41.422222°N 73.944722°W / 41.422222; -73.944722 (Cold Spring Cemetery Gatehouse)
Nelsonville 1862 Gothic Revival gatehouse with unusual roof styling; one of the earliest uses of that style in the Highlands
7 Cold Spring Historic District
Cold Spring Historic District
November 23, 1982
Roughly Main, Fair, Chestnut Sts., and Paulding Ave.
41°25′04″N 73°57′15″W / 41.417778°N 73.954167°W / 41.417778; -73.954167 (Cold Spring Historic District)
Cold Spring Well-preserved core of late 19th-century riverside town
8 DeRham Farm
DeRham Farm
March 28, 1980
N of Garrison on Indian Brook Rd.
41°24′20″N 73°56′12″W / 41.405556°N 73.936667°W / 41.405556; -73.936667 (DeRham Farm)
Garrison Early 19th-century gentleman farmer's complex on Hudson
9 J. Y. Dykman Flour and Feed Store
J. Y. Dykman Flour and Feed Store
November 23, 1982
289 Main St.
41°25′28″N 73°56′48″W / 41.424444°N 73.946667°W / 41.424444; -73.946667 (J. Y. Dykman Flour and Feed Store)
Nelsonville Most ornate commercial building in Nelsonville, dating to mid-19th century
10 J. Y. Dykman Store
J. Y. Dykman Store
November 23, 1982
255 Main St.
41°25′24″N 73°56′57″W / 41.423333°N 73.949167°W / 41.423333; -73.949167 (J. Y. Dykman Store)
Nelsonville Ornate facade on ca. 1890 building now used as antique map store
11 Eagle's Rest
Eagle's Rest
November 23, 1982
NY 9-D
41°23′46″N 73°56′14″W / 41.396111°N 73.937222°W / 41.396111; -73.937222 (Eagle's Rest)
Philipstown Former estate of New York Yankees' owner Jacob Ruppert; now Saint Basil Academy
12 Fair Lawn
November 23, 1982
NY 9-D
41°24′56″N 73°56′37″W / 41.415556°N 73.943611°W / 41.415556; -73.943611 (Fair Lawn)
Cold Spring 1860 home built for painter Thomas Prichard Rossiter; later modified by others.
13 First Baptist Church of Cold Spring
First Baptist Church of Cold Spring
November 23, 1982
Main St.
41°25′22″N 73°56′59″W / 41.422778°N 73.949722°W / 41.422778; -73.949722 (First Baptist Church of Cold Spring)
Nelsonville Built in 1833; oldest church building in Philipstown and only frame church in Hudson Highlands
14 First National Bank of Brewster
First National Bank of Brewster
January 7, 1988
Main St.
41°23′40″N 73°37′10″W / 41.394444°N 73.619444°W / 41.394444; -73.619444 (First National Bank of Brewster)
Brewster Intact Queen Anne-style building from late 19th century later used as by Southeast town hall; still home to some town departments
15 Fish and Fur Club
Fish and Fur Club
November 23, 1982
258 Main St.
41°25′26″N 73°56′56″W / 41.423889°N 73.948889°W / 41.423889; -73.948889 (Fish and Fur Club)
Nelsonville 1905 rustic sportsmen's clubhouse is now Nelsonville Village Hall
16 Garrison Grist Mill Historic District
Garrison Grist Mill Historic District
December 23, 1993
Jct. of NY 9D and Lower Station Rd.
41°22′30″N 73°56′46″W / 41.375°N 73.946111°W / 41.375; -73.946111 (Garrison Grist Mill Historic District)
Garrison Four colonial-era buildings, among the oldest in Garrison, preserved amid a golf course
17 Garrison Landing Historic District
Garrison Landing Historic District
November 23, 1982
Bounded by Hudson River and NY Central RR Tracks
41°22′58″N 73°56′52″W / 41.382778°N 73.947778°W / 41.382778; -73.947778 (Garrison Landing Historic District)
Garrison Mid-19th century commercial area by train station; used for Gay Nineties Yonkers in 1969 film version of Hello, Dolly
18 Garrison Union Free School
Garrison Union Free School
November 23, 1982
NY 9-D
41°22′49″N 73°56′20″W / 41.380278°N 73.938889°W / 41.380278; -73.938889 (Garrison Union Free School)
Garrison K-8 school built of local stone in 1908 to house public school that dates to 1793
19 Gilead Cemetery
Gilead Cemetery
December 1, 1988
Mechanic St.
41°24′30″N 73°40′25″W / 41.408333°N 73.673611°W / 41.408333; -73.673611 (Gilead Cemetery)
Carmel A century and a half of graves dating from mid-18th century, including Revolutionary War spy Enoch Crosby and politician Joel Frost; unusually large collection of funerary art illustrates changes in Protestant view of death.
20 Glenfields
November 23, 1982
Old Manitou Rd.
41°21′03″N 73°57′12″W / 41.350833°N 73.953333°W / 41.350833; -73.953333 (Glenfields)
Philipstown Ca. 1870 estate of Archibald Gracie King, designed by Cornwall firm Mead and Taft
21 The Grove
The Grove
November 21, 2008
12 Grove Ct.
41°25′08″N 73°57′00″W / 41.4189°N 73.9501°W / 41.4189; -73.9501 (The Grove)
Cold Spring 1853 Richard Upjohn house for Cold Spring Foundry surgeon, later founder of American Medical Association
22 House at 249 Main Street
House at 249 Main Street
July 31, 1989
249 Main St.
41°25′24″N 73°56′58″W / 41.423333°N 73.949444°W / 41.423333; -73.949444 (House at 249 Main Street)
Nelsonville Ca. 1870 home combines Italianate and Carpenter Gothic design elements
23 House at 3 Crown Street
House at 3 Crown Street
November 23, 1982
3 Crown St.
41°25′26″N 73°57′01″W / 41.423889°N 73.950278°W / 41.423889; -73.950278 (House at 3 Crown Street)
Nelsonville Sophisticated 1868 Italianate brick residence
24 Hurst-Pierrepont Estate
November 23, 1982
NY 9-D
41°22′45″N 73°56′19″W / 41.379167°N 73.938611°W / 41.379167; -73.938611 (Hurst-Pierrepont Estate)
25 Hustis House
Hustis House
November 23, 1982
328 Main St.
41°25′37″N 73°56′32″W / 41.426944°N 73.942222°W / 41.426944; -73.942222 (Hustis House)
Nelsonville Intact late 19th-century foundry worker housing
26 Indian Brook Road Historic District
Indian Brook Road Historic District
August 19, 1993
Jct. of Indian Brook Rd. and US 9
41°24′55″N 73°54′54″W / 41.415278°N 73.915°W / 41.415278; -73.915 (Indian Brook Road Historic District)
Garrison Former rural hamlet of Nelson's Corner, one of the few pre-industrial ones with its plan and buildings largely intact
27 Mandeville House
Mandeville House
November 23, 1982
Lower Station Rd.
41°22′36″N 73°56′43″W / 41.376667°N 73.945278°W / 41.376667; -73.945278 (Mandeville House)
Philipstown Built in 1735; oldest house in Garrison. Used as headquarters by Israel Putnam during Revolution; later home to Richard Upjohn, whose Gothic changes were mostly removed in the 1920s.
28 Manitoga
November 15, 1996
Jct. of NY 9D and Manitou Rd.
41°20′50″N 73°58′52″W / 41.347222°N 73.981111°W / 41.347222; -73.981111 (Manitoga)
Garrison Estate of 20th-century industrial designer Russel Wright features house designed to be sustainable and blend into landscape; one of the earliest American houses to do so. To date, Putnam County's only National Historic Landmark
29 Montrest
November 23, 1982
Lane Gate Rd.
41°25′43″N 73°56′07″W / 41.428611°N 73.935278°W / 41.428611; -73.935278 (Montrest)
Philipstown 1868 summer home of New York City art dealer
30 Moore House
November 23, 1982
Nelson Ln.
41°22′49″N 73°56′16″W / 41.380278°N 73.937778°W / 41.380278; -73.937778 (Moore House)
31 Normandy Grange
Normandy Grange
November 23, 1982
NY 9-D
41°23′31″N 73°55′53″W / 41.391944°N 73.931389°W / 41.391944; -73.931389 (Normandy Grange)
Philipstown Evans Dick liked this 1905 Norman-style gatehouse complex to his never-completed nearby estate more than the estate itself.
32 Old Albany Post Road
Old Albany Post Road
July 8, 1982
Off US 9
41°20′27″N 73°54′16″W / 41.340833°N 73.904444°W / 41.340833; -73.904444 (Old Albany Post Road)
Philipstown Unpaved 6.6-mile (10.6 km) section of original Albany Post Road, with original mileposts, dating to mid-17th century. One of the oldest dirt roads still in use in the U.S.
33 Old Southeast Church
Old Southeast Church
July 24, 1972
N of Brewster on NY 22 off Putnam Lake Rd.
41°25′53″N 73°34′29″W / 41.431389°N 73.574722°W / 41.431389; -73.574722 (Old Southeast Church)
Brewster 1794 church, renovated after 1830, is one of the few remaining buildings from Doanesville, commercial center of eastern county prior to railroad
34 Old Southeast Town Hall
Old Southeast Town Hall
July 24, 1979
Main St.
41°23′39″N 73°37′04″W / 41.394167°N 73.617778°W / 41.394167; -73.617778 (Old Southeast Town Hall)
Brewster Early yet mature Colonial Revival building with Moorish Revival touches with theatre upstairs; used today by town and community groups.
35 Oulagisket
November 23, 1982
NY 9-D
41°22′34″N 73°56′10″W / 41.376111°N 73.936111°W / 41.376111; -73.936111 (Oulagisket)
36 Plumbush
January 30, 1992
NY 9D between Peekskill and Moffet Rds.
41°25′08″N 73°56′32″W / 41.418889°N 73.942222°W / 41.418889; -73.942222 (Plumbush)
Philipstown Home of Robert Parker Parrott, inventor of the Parrott gun
37 Putnam County Courthouse
Putnam County Courthouse
August 11, 1976
At jct. of NY 52 and NY 301
41°25′34″N 73°40′44″W / 41.426111°N 73.678889°W / 41.426111; -73.678889 (Putnam County Courthouse)
Carmel 1814 courthouse, still used for some court offices, is second-oldest county courthouse in state still in use
38 Reed Memorial Library
Reed Memorial Library
March 28, 1980
2 Brewster Ave.
41°25′19″N 73°40′42″W / 41.421944°N 73.678333°W / 41.421944; -73.678333 (Reed Memorial Library)
Carmel Stone Tudorbethan building erected in memory of local construction executive and benefactor; oldest library building in county
39 Rock Lawn and Carriage House
Rock Lawn and Carriage House
November 23, 1982
Upper Station Rd
41°22′51″N 73°56′41″W / 41.380833°N 73.944722°W / 41.380833; -73.944722 (Rock Lawn and Carriage House)
Garrison 1853 Richard Upjohn house is his only Italian Villa-style house in the Hudson Highlands. Hamilton Fish II resided there in late 19th century.
40 St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
November 23, 1998
26 Prospect St.
41°23′51″N 73°37′02″W / 41.3975°N 73.617222°W / 41.3975; -73.617222 (St. Andrew's Episcopal Church)
Brewster 1903 Gothic Revival church built with donation from wealthy local benefactor; only stone church in eastern Putnam County
41 St. Philip's Church in the Highlands
St. Philip's Church in the Highlands
October 11, 1995
41°22′55″N 73°56′23″W / 41.381944°N 73.939722°W / 41.381944; -73.939722 (St. Philip's Church in the Highlands)
Garrison 1850 Richard Upjohn-designed church; second on site where congregation dates to the 1760s. Earlier church supposedly saved from destruction by Patriot mob through personal intervention of George Washington
42 Taconic State Parkway
Taconic State Parkway
December 9, 2005
Linear north-south across center of county
Coordinates missing
Putnam Valley, Carmel, Kent Scenic divided highway planned by Franklin D. Roosevelt for state park access. Built between the 1920s and early 1960s, epitomizing peak period of parkway design. Extends through Columbia, Dutchess and Westchester counties as well.
43 Walter Thompson House and Carriage House
Walter Thompson House and Carriage House
November 23, 1982
Snake Hill Rd.
41°23′01″N 73°55′56″W / 41.383611°N 73.932222°W / 41.383611; -73.932222 (Walter Thompson House and Carriage House)
44 Tompkins Corners United Methodist Church
Tompkins Corners United Methodist Church
March 31, 1983
Peekskill Hollow Rd.
41°24′00″N 73°48′06″W / 41.4°N 73.801667°W / 41.4; -73.801667 (Tompkins Corners United Methodist Church)
Putnam Valley 1891 church built for one of the oldest Methodist congregations in the region has unusual L shape as a result of being built on old church's foundation.
45 U.S. Military Academy
U.S. Military Academy
October 15, 1966
NY 218
41°23′43″N 73°58′18″W / 41.395278°N 73.971667°W / 41.395278; -73.971667 (U.S. Military Academy)
West Point Oldest continuously-operated military post in U.S., and alma mater of many notable American generals and Army officers.
46 Valhalla Highlands Historic District
November 12, 2014
Roughly Highland Rd., Locust, Lookout & Mountainview Drs.
41°28′44″N 73°55′40″W / 41.478862°N 73.9278007°W / 41.478862; -73.9278007 (Valhalla Highlands Historic District)
Cold Spring vicinity Vacation community established by German/Austrian and Norwegian communities from New York City with many fine rustic wood and stone houses.
47 Walker House
Walker House
November 23, 1982
Cat Rock Rd.
41°22′23″N 73°56′02″W / 41.373056°N 73.933889°W / 41.373056; -73.933889 (Walker House)
Garrison 1890 Queen Anne given by rail magnate Samuel Sloan to his daughter
48 West Point Foundry
West Point Foundry
April 11, 1973
Foundry Cove between NY 90 and NY Central RR tracks
41°24′51″N 73°57′12″W / 41.414167°N 73.953333°W / 41.414167; -73.953333 (West Point Foundry)
Cold Spring Makers of cannon for U.S. Army through 19th century; director was Robert Parrott. Major reason for growth of Cold Spring and Nelsonville
49 West Point Foundry Archeological Site
February 25, 2010
Kemble Ave.
41°24′51″N 73°57′11″W / 41.4143°N 73.953°W / 41.4143; -73.953 (West Point Foundry Archeological Site)
Cold Spring
50 Wilson House
Wilson House
November 23, 1982
Lower Station Rd.
41°22′35″N 73°56′50″W / 41.376389°N 73.947222°W / 41.376389; -73.947222 (Wilson House)
Garrison Mid-19th century cottage has finest Carpenter Gothic detailing in the Hudson Highlands
51 Woodlawn
November 23, 1982
NY 9-D
41°23′28″N 73°56′16″W / 41.391111°N 73.937778°W / 41.391111; -73.937778 (Woodlawn)
Garrison 1854 Richard Upjohn estate house on river, later used as school and now home of the Hastings Center
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