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Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Max Baumeister Building
Max Baumeister Building
02000-11-22November 22, 2000
(#00001448)
27 W Main
46°03′59″N 118°20′20″W / 46.066389°N 118.338889°W / 46.066389; -118.338889 (Max Baumeister Building)
Walla Walla Built in 1889 by real-estate and insurance agent Max Baumeister, the building is an example of Late Victorian commercial architecture with Italianate detailing. It has housed a variety of retail shops and professional offices over the years.
2 John F. Boyer House
John F. Boyer House
01980-08-11August 11, 1980
(#80004011)
204 Newell St.
46°03′45″N 118°22′08″W / 46.0625°N 118.368889°W / 46.0625; -118.368889 (John F. Boyer House)
Walla Walla The 1883 Victorian Stick Style house was built by John Boyer, a pioneer banker who came from San Francisco. Currently under private ownership.
3 William Perry Bruce House Upload image
01975-11-20November 20, 1975
(#75001878)
318 Main St.
46°16′07″N 118°09′15″W / 46.268611°N 118.154167°W / 46.268611; -118.154167 (William Perry Bruce House)
Waitsburg Built in the Victorian Italianate style in 1883 by William Perry Bruce, a founding settler of Waitsburg. Now the Bruce Memorial Museum, run by the Waitsburg Historical Society.
4 Norman Francis Butler House
Norman Francis Butler House
01992-11-12November 12, 1992
(#92001586)
207 E Cherry St.
46°04′16″N 118°20′18″W / 46.071111°N 118.338333°W / 46.071111; -118.338333 (Norman Francis Butler House)
Walla Walla A prime example of Late Victorian Queen Anne architecture, the house was built by Norman Francis Butler in 1882 for his wife. Currently a private residence.
5 Dacres Hotel
Dacres Hotel
01974-11-05November 5, 1974
(#74001984)
207 W Main St.
46°03′56″N 118°20′27″W / 46.065556°N 118.340833°W / 46.065556; -118.340833 (Dacres Hotel)
Walla Walla Built in the Victorian Italianate style, in 1899 James E. Dacres opened a first-class hotel in Walla Walla, which operated until 1963. Currently houses the CrossRoads Steakhouse.
6 Dixie High School Upload image
01981-07-23July 23, 1981
(#81000593)
10520 E Hwy. 12
46°08′31″N 118°08′55″W / 46.141944°N 118.148611°W / 46.141944; -118.148611 (Dixie High School)
Dixie Designed by the Walla Walla architectural firm of Osterman and Siebert and built in 1921, it remained a high school until 1941. Now houses Dixie Elementary School.
7 Electric Light Works Building
Electric Light Works Building
02012-01-04January 4, 2012
(#11001013)
111 N 6th Ave.
46°03′56″N 118°20′43″W / 46.065472°N 118.345317°W / 46.065472; -118.345317 (Electric Light Works Building)
Walla Walla Designed by Henry Osterman, the plant was originally built in 1890 to produce coal gas and pipe it underground into homes and businesses. It was later converted to generate electricity. Now home to the Power House Theater.
8 Fort Walla Walla Historic District
Fort Walla Walla Historic District
01974-04-16April 16, 1974
(#74001985)
77 Wainwright Dr.
46°03′09″N 118°21′31″W / 46.0525°N 118.358611°W / 46.0525; -118.358611 (Fort Walla Walla Historic District)
Walla Walla Fort Walla Walla was built on its present site in 1859, and housed troops until its closure in 1910. Fifteen buildings built between 1858 and 1906 remain standing on the property. Today the site contains a 208-acre city park, the Fort Walla Walla Museum, and the Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center.
9 Green Park School Upload image
01990-11-08November 8, 1990
(#90001604)
1105 Isaacs Ave.
46°04′28″N 118°19′20″W / 46.074444°N 118.322222°W / 46.074444; -118.322222 (Green Park School)
Walla Walla Designed by Henry Osterman and built in 1905, the school is an example of Renaissance Revival architecture. It remains Green Park Elementary School today.
10 Johnson Bridge
Johnson Bridge
01982-07-16July 16, 1982
(#82004302)
Touchet North Rd (spans Touchet River)
46°07′22″N 118°38′57″W / 46.122778°N 118.649167°W / 46.122778; -118.649167 (Johnson Bridge)
Lowden Designed by E.R. Smith and built by the Walla Walla County engineering department in 1929, the bridge spans the Touchet River. Replaced by a new bridge in 2007.
11 Kirkman House
Kirkman House
01974-12-27December 27, 1974
(#74001986)
214 N Colville St.
46°04′13″N 118°20′23″W / 46.070278°N 118.339722°W / 46.070278; -118.339722 (Kirkman House)
Walla Walla The oldest residence in Walla Walla, the brick Italianate Victorian style house was built by William Kirkman in 1880, and was home to three generations of his descendants. Today it serves as the Kirkman House Museum and Textile Center.
12 Liberty Theater
Liberty Theater
01993-04-29April 29, 1993
(#93000358)
50 E Main St.
46°04′03″N 118°20′10″W / 46.0675°N 118.336111°W / 46.0675; -118.336111 (Liberty Theater)
Walla Walla An example of Craftsman and Moderne architecture, the building was designed by Osterman and Siebert, originally opening in 1917 as the American Theater. Now a Macy's department store.
13 Lower Snake River Archaeological District Upload image
01984-10-29October 29, 1984
(#84000471)
Address restricted
Burbank
14 George Ludwigs House
George Ludwigs House
01982-04-12April 12, 1982
(#82004303)
125 Newell St.
46°03′50″N 118°19′55″W / 46.063889°N 118.331944°W / 46.063889; -118.331944 (George Ludwigs House)
Walla Walla Local businessman George Ludwigs commissioned William Meyer in 1904 to design the house for the Luwigs family. The house, an example of Craftsman and Shingle Style architecture, is currently a private residence.
15 Marcus Whitman Hotel
Marcus Whitman Hotel
01999-11-30November 30, 1999
(#99001461)
107 N. Second Ave.
46°04′10″N 118°20′24″W / 46.069444°N 118.34°W / 46.069444; -118.34 (Marcus Whitman Hotel)
Walla Walla
16 Memorial Building, Whitman College
Memorial Building, Whitman College
01974-12-03December 3, 1974
(#74001987)
345 Boyer Ave.
46°04′16″N 118°19′42″W / 46.071111°N 118.328333°W / 46.071111; -118.328333 (Memorial Building, Whitman College)
Walla Walla
17 Miles C. Moore House Upload image
01989-11-13November 13, 1989
(#89001949)
720 Bryant
46°03′22″N 118°19′04″W / 46.056111°N 118.317778°W / 46.056111; -118.317778 (Miles C. Moore House)
Walla Walla Originally built in 1883, the home of Territorial Governor Miles Moore and his family.
18 Northern Pacific Railway Passenger Depot
Northern Pacific Railway Passenger Depot
01990-12-06December 6, 1990
(#90001862)
416 N. Second Ave.
46°04′15″N 118°20′30″W / 46.070833°N 118.341667°W / 46.070833; -118.341667 (Northern Pacific Railway Passenger Depot)
Walla Walla
19 Osterman House
Osterman House
01983-10-19October 19, 1983
(#83004274)
508 Lincoln St.
46°03′57″N 118°19′31″W / 46.065833°N 118.325278°W / 46.065833; -118.325278 (Osterman House)
Walla Walla
20 Preston Hall
Preston Hall
01993-01-12January 12, 1993
(#92001590)
600 Main St.
46°15′59″N 118°09′12″W / 46.266389°N 118.153333°W / 46.266389; -118.153333 (Preston Hall)
Waitsburg
21 Saturno-Breen Truck Garden Upload image
01982-03-01March 1, 1982
(#82004301)
East of College Place on Rt. 5
46°03′04″N 118°22′42″W / 46.051111°N 118.378333°W / 46.051111; -118.378333 (Saturno-Breen Truck Garden)
College Place
22 Small-Elliott House
Small-Elliott House
01982-03-01March 1, 1982
(#82004304)
314 E. Poplar St.
46°04′03″N 118°19′50″W / 46.0675°N 118.330556°W / 46.0675; -118.330556 (Small-Elliott House)
Walla Walla
23 U.S. Post Office – Walla Walla Main
U.S. Post Office – Walla Walla Main
01991-05-30May 30, 1991
(#91000660)
128 N. Second St.
46°04′06″N 118°20′20″W / 46.068333°N 118.338889°W / 46.068333; -118.338889 (U.S. Post Office – Walla Walla Main)
Walla Walla
24 Waitsburg High School
Waitsburg High School
02001-04-25April 25, 2001
(#01000431)
421 Coopei St.
46°16′01″N 118°09′05″W / 46.266944°N 118.151389°W / 46.266944; -118.151389 (Waitsburg High School)
Waitsburg
25 Waitsburg Historic District
Waitsburg Historic District
01978-03-31March 31, 1978
(#78002784)
Main St.
46°16′19″N 118°09′11″W / 46.271944°N 118.153056°W / 46.271944; -118.153056 (Waitsburg Historic District)
Waitsburg
26 Walla Walla Public Library
Walla Walla Public Library
01974-11-20November 20, 1974
(#74001988)
109 S. Palouse St.
46°04′03″N 118°19′44″W / 46.0675°N 118.328889°W / 46.0675; -118.328889 (Walla Walla Public Library)
Walla Walla Designed by Henry Osterman. Now the Carnegie Art Center.
27 Walla Walla Valley Traction Company Car Barn
Walla Walla Valley Traction Company Car Barn
01989-12-07December 7, 1989
(#89002097)
1102 W. Cherry
46°04′04″N 118°21′24″W / 46.067778°N 118.356667°W / 46.067778; -118.356667 (Walla Walla Valley Traction Company Car Barn)
Walla Walla Originally Walla Walla's streetcar and train facility. Now the Canoe Ridge Vineyard tasting room.
28 Washington School
Washington School
01991-11-21November 21, 1991
(#91001737)
501 N. Cayuse
46°04′06″N 118°21′02″W / 46.068333°N 118.350556°W / 46.068333; -118.350556 (Washington School)
Walla Walla
29 Whitehouse-Crawford Planing Mill
Whitehouse-Crawford Planing Mill
02000-03-03March 3, 2000
(#00000189)
212 N. 3rd Ave.
46°04′07″N 118°21′00″W / 46.068611°N 118.35°W / 46.068611; -118.35 (Whitehouse-Crawford Planing Mill)
Walla Walla Built in 1904 as a woodworking mill. Now the Seven Hills Winery.
30 Whitman Mission National Historic Site
Whitman Mission National Historic Site
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
(#66000749)
6 mi (9.7 km). West of Walla Walla off U.S. 410
46°02′24″N 118°27′41″W / 46.04°N 118.461389°W / 46.04; -118.461389 (Whitman Mission National Historic Site)
Walla Walla
31 Windust Caves Archaeological District Upload image
01984-10-29October 29, 1984
(#84000479)
Address restricted
Windust
32 YMCA Building – Walla Walla Upload image
02015-02-02February 2, 2015
(#14001245)
28 S. Spokane Street
46°04′05″N 118°20′08″W / 46.068022°N 118.335547°W / 46.068022; -118.335547 (YMCA Building – Walla Walla)
Walla Walla

Former listing

Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Adolph Schwarz Building Upload image
01976 1976
(#76002273)
Unknown
27-33 E. Main St.
Walla Walla Demolished in 1976
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