National Register of Historic Places listings in Walla Walla County, Washington 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 Walla Walla County, Washington, 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, Washington is home to approximately 1,500, and 34 of those are found partially or wholly in Walla Walla 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||Max Baumeister Building||
|27 W Main
||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||
|204 Newell St.
||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||
|318 Main St.
||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||
|207 E Cherry St.
||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.|
|207 W Main St.
||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||
|10520 E Hwy. 12
||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||
|111 N 6th Ave.
||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||
|77 Wainwright Dr.
||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||
|1105 Isaacs Ave.
||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.|
|Touchet North Rd (spans Touchet River)
||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.|
|214 N Colville St.
||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.|
|50 E Main St.
||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||
|14||George Ludwigs House||
|125 Newell St.
||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||
|107 N. Second Ave.
|16||Memorial Building, Whitman College||
|345 Boyer Ave.
|17||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||
|416 N. Second Ave.
|508 Lincoln St.
|600 Main St.
|21||Saturno-Breen Truck Garden||
|East of College Place on Rt. 5
|314 E. Poplar St.
|23||U.S. Post Office – Walla Walla Main||
|128 N. Second St.
|24||Waitsburg High School||
|421 Coopei St.
|25||Waitsburg Historic District||
|26||Walla Walla Public Library||
|109 S. Palouse St.
||Walla Walla||Designed by Henry Osterman. Now the Carnegie Art Center.|
|27||Walla Walla Valley Traction Company Car Barn||
|1102 W. Cherry
||Walla Walla||Originally Walla Walla's streetcar and train facility. Now the Canoe Ridge Vineyard tasting room.|
|501 N. Cayuse
|29||Whitehouse-Crawford Planing Mill||
|212 N. 3rd Ave.
||Walla Walla||Built in 1904 as a woodworking mill. Now the Seven Hills Winery.|
|30||Whitman Mission National Historic Site||
|6 mi (9.7 km). West of Walla Walla off U.S. 410
|31||Windust Caves Archaeological District||
|32||YMCA Building – Walla Walla||
|28 S. Spokane Street
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Date removed||Location||City or town||Summary|
|1||Adolph Schwarz Building||
||27-33 E. Main St.
||Walla Walla||Demolished in 1976|
- National Register of Historic Places listings in Washington state
- Listings in neighboring counties: Benton, Columbia, Franklin, Umatilla
- Historic preservation
- History of Washington (state)
- Index of Washington-related articles
- Washington Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, Historic Register program
- National Park Service, National Register of Historic Places site
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