National Register of Historic Places listings in Whatcom County, Washington facts for kids
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Whatcom County, Washington.
This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Whatcom County, Washington, United States. Latitude and longitude coordinates are provided for many National Register properties and districts; these locations may be seen together in a map.
There are 73 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county. Another property was once listed but has been removed.
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
||Bellingham||Some guess Aftermath Clubhouse to be the first women's clubhouse built in Washington.|
|2||Austin Pass Warming Hut||
|Southeast of Bagley Lakes, Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie NF
|3||Dr. William H. and Frances C. Axtell House||
|413 E. Maple St.
|4||B. P. O. E. Building||
|1412-1414 Cornwall Ave.
||Bellingham||Also known as the Elk's Club.|
|5||George H. Bacon House||
|2001 Eldridge Ave.
||Bellingham||Built by Henry Bacon, first cousin of George.|
|211 W. Holly St.
||Bellingham||The Barlow Building currently houses Film is Truth.|
|7||Beaver Pass Shelter||
|Beaver Pass, 14 mi (23 km). west of Ross Lake
|8||Bellingham City Hall||
|210 Lottie St.
|9||Bellingham Herald Building||
|1155 N. State St.
|10||Bellingham National Bank Building||
|101-111 E. Holly St.
|11||Berthusen Barn and Privy||
|8837 Bethusen Rd.
|12||Alfred L. Black House||
|158 S. Forest St.
||Bellingham||Also known as Wahl House.|
|13||Boundary Marker No. 1||
|Marine Dr. at U.S./Canada border
|14||Broadway Park Historic District||
|Roughly bounded by Illinois, W. North, Summer & Ellis Sts.
|15||Cissna Cottages Historic District||
|Area roughly bounded by H., Halleck, G., and Girard Sts.
|16||Copper Mountain Fire Lookout||
|On Copper Mountain, 10 mi (16 km). east of Hannegan Campground
|1201-1213 N. State St.
|18||Deer Lick Cabin||
|East of Ross Lake on Lightning Creek Trail, south of Three Fools Trail
|19||Desolation Peak Lookout||
|On Desolation Peak east of Ross Lake, 6 mi (9.7 km). south of Canada–US border
|20||Devil's Corner Cliff Walk||
|North of Newhalem in Ross Lake National Recreation Area
|21||Diablo Hydroelectric Power Plant||
|Off WA 20 at W end of Diablo Lake
||Newhalem||Consists of 520 acres (2.1 km2), 1 building, and 8 structures.|
|22||J. J. Donovan House||
|1201 Garden St.
||Bellingham||Was used as a women's dormitory by Western Washington University for roughly 25 years.|
|23||Downtown Bellingham Historic District||
|Roughly bounded by E. Maple, N. Forest, York, Prospect, Bay & W. Chestnut Sts., Central & Cornwall Aves.
|24||Eldridge Avenue Historic District||
|Eldridge Ave. and environs
||Bellingham||Encompasses 1,500 acres (6.1 km2), 683 buildings, and 1 structure.|
|25||Eldridge Homesite and Mansion||
|2915 Eldridge Ave.
||Bellingham||The home currently occupying the site, is the fourth, being built after three others burned.|
|26||Fairhaven Historic District||
|Roughly bounded by 10th and 13th Sts., Columbia and Larrabee Aves.
||Bellingham||Roughly bounded by 10th and 13th Sts., Columbia and Larrabee Aves., (85 acres, 16 buildings)|
|1105 12th St.
||Bellingham||Carnegie Libraries of Washington TR|
|28||Fish and Game-Hozomeen Cabin||
|Hozomeen Lake-Lightning Creek trailhead on E side of Ross Lake
|1311-1319 Bay St.
||Bellingham||Bellingham's first "Skyscraper". It was originally built for the Bellingham Bay (B.B.) Furniture Co.|
|1001 16th St.
|31||Glacier Ranger Station||
|Mount Baker Hwy.
|32||Gorge Hydroelectric Power Plants||
|Off WA 20 at W end of Gorge Lake
||Newhalem||820 acres (3.3 km2), 1 building, and 6 structures|
|33||Great Northern Passenger Station||
|S end of D St.
||Bellingham||Building is currently utilized by Burlington Northern-Santa Fe.|
|1226 N. State St.
||Bellingham||Currently being remodeled.|
|5299 Neilson Rd.
|36||Immanuel School of Industries-Department of Public Welfare||
|1303 Astor St.
|37||International Boundary US-Canada||
|Along US-Canada border between eastern boundary of Ross Lake NRA and western boundary of North Cascades National Park
|38||Koma Kulshan Ranger Station||
|Forest Rd. 11, west of Baker Lake, Mt. Baker National Forest
|405 Fieldston Rd.
||Bellingham||Commissioned by Charles Xavier Larrabee, he did not live to see it built. Also known as Lairmont Manor and Mt. St. Mary's Novitiate.|
|1224 Cornwall Ave.
||Bellingham||The Leopold Hotel currently houses a retirement home.|
|41||Lynden Department Store||
|444 Front St.
||Lynden||Also known as the Waples Building / Delft Square. Heavily damaged by fire in 2008.|
|42||Middle Fork Nooksack River Bridge||
|Mosquito Lake Rd.
||Acme||Historic Bridges and Tunnels in Washington TR|
|43||Montague and McHugh Building||
|114 W. Magnolia St.
||Bellingham||Designed by John Graham Sr.|
|44||Morse Hardware Company Building||
|1023-1025 N. State St.
|45||Robert I. Morse House||
|1014 N. Garden St.
|46||Mount Baker Theatre||
|106 N. Commercial St.
||Bellingham||Designed by Robert Reamer, designer of the Old Faithful Inn.|
|245 Marine Dr.;Blaine Harbor Berth A-11
|48||Nooksack Falls Hydroelectric Power Plant||
|Rt. 542 on Nooksack River
|310-318 W. Holly St. and 419 Champion St.
||Bellingham||The Oakland Block was recently remodeled to provide low-income housing.|
|50||Old Main, Western Washington State College||
|516 High St.
|51||Orchard Terrace Apartments||
|901 N. Forest St.
|52||Park Butte Lookout||
|Mt. Baker Ranger District, southwest of the Easton Glacier of Mt. Baker
|Peace Arch State Park, US 5 at the Canada–US border
|54||Perry Creek Shelter||
|On Little Beaver Trail, 5 mi (8.0 km). west of Ross Lake
|910 Bancroft St.
||Bellingham||The former home of George Pickett is the oldest building in Bellingham.|
|56||T. G. Richards and Company Store||
|1308 E St.
||Bellingham||Later became the Washington Territorial Courthouse. The oldest brick building in Washington.|
|57||Victor A. Roeder House||
|2600 Sunset Dr.
||Bellingham||The home currently provides space for different educational activities.|
|58||Lottie Roth Block||
|1106 W. Holly St.
|59||Sanitary Meat Market||
|1015-1019 N. State St.
||Bellingham||The Sanitary Meat Market originally occupied 1015-1019 N. State St., now only 1017.|
|60||Sehome Hill Historic District||
|Portions of Jersey, Key, Liberty, Mason, Newell, E. Myrtle, E. Laurel, and E. Maple Sts.
||Bellingham||Includes portions of Jersey, Key, Liberty, Mason, Newell, E. Myrtle, E. Laurel, and E. Maple Streets, with 153 buildings.|
|61||Si'ke village with historic area called Tsi'lich||
|62||Skagit River and Newhalem Creek Hydroelectric Projects||
|At Newhalem on the Skagit River and at Ross Dam
||Newhalem||420 acres (1.7 km2), 21 buildings, 5 structures, and 1 object|
|63||Sourdough Mountain Lookout||
|On Sourdough Mountain, 5 mi (8.0 km). northeast of Diablo
|64||South Hill Historic District||
|Bounded by Knox, 11th, State, Cedar, 17th, and Highland
|65||U.S. Post Office and Courthouse||
|104 W. Magnolia St.
||Bellingham||Formerly the Bellingham Federal Building, the building is now owned by the city.|
|66||US Post Office-Lynden Main||
|600 Front St.
|67||James F. Wardner House||
|1103 15th St.
||Bellingham||Also known as Wardner Castle, James Wardner only lived in the home for one year.|
|68||Washington Grocery Company Warehouse||
|1125 Railroad Ave.
|69||Whatcom Museum of History and Art||
|121 Prospect St.
||Bellingham||Formerly the Bellingham City Hall.|
|70||Wild Goose Pass Tree||
|71||Winchester Mountain Lookout||
|Mt. Baker Wilderness Area overlooking the N fork of Nooksack River and W fork of Silesia Creek
|72||York Historic District||
|Bounded roughly by Ellis St., Meador Ave., I-5, and Lakeway Dr.
|73||Young Women's Christian Association||
|1026 N. Forest St.
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Date removed||Location||City or town||Summary|
||1201 Roeder Ave.
||Bellingham||Collapsed during a storm in 1986.|
|2||Old No. 6||
||Newhalem||Listed in 1973 with out approval by the Washington State Review Board. They determined it was ineligible for listing, and requested removal. Now a contributing object of the Skagit River and Newhalen Creek Hydroelectric Projects historic district.|
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