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Town of Fisher, U.S. Highway 171, Fisher, Sabine Parish, LA

Town of Fisher, U.S. Highway 171, Fisher, Sabine Parish, LA

1995 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Entry Significance: Fisher is the last of the Louisiana sawmill towns built during the lumbering heyday at the turn of the century. It is located on U.S. Hwy. 171 between Hodges... more

Dugway Proving Ground, German-Japanese Village, South of Stark Road, in WWII Incendiary Test Area, Dugway, Tooele County, UT

Dugway Proving Ground, German-Japanese Village, South of Stark Road, i...

Significance: The Dugway German-Japanese Village was the primary American site for testing incendiary bombs prior to large-scale attacks near the end of World War II against civilian targets such as Dresden, Ge... more

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, Culvert 39, Williamsport, Washington County, MD

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, Culvert 39, Williamsport, Washington County, ...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-99 Survey number: HABS MD-218

Black Canyon Big Bridge, National Forest System Road 150North Star Road, Mimbres, Grant County, NM

Black Canyon Big Bridge, National Forest System Road 150North Star Roa...

Significance: Black Canyon Big Bridge is thought to be a Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)-era bridge built between 1933 and 1942. The bridge is one of the only examples of a double span bridge built by the CCC... more

Maine Lobster Boat Shepherdess, Bridges Point Boatyard, Brooklin, Hancock County, ME

Maine Lobster Boat Shepherdess, Bridges Point Boatyard, Brooklin, Hanc...

Survey number: HAER ME-72 Building/structure dates: 1968 Initial Construction

Winery, Nauvoo, Hancock County, IL

Winery, Nauvoo, Hancock County, IL

Survey number: HABS IL-1136 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000321

Fort Hill, Spring House, Clemson University Campus, Clemson, Pickens County, SC

Fort Hill, Spring House, Clemson University Campus, Clemson, Pickens C...

Significance: Although restored, the Spring House is representative of the building technology available to keep nineteenth-century foodstuffs chilled. Typically in Spring Houses, planters kept dairy products s... more

Magnolia Cemetery, White Mausoleum, 70 Cunnington Avenue, Charleston, Charleston County, SC

Magnolia Cemetery, White Mausoleum, 70 Cunnington Avenue, Charleston, ...

2009 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Fourth Place Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1400 Survey number: HABS SC-700-D National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 78002502

Russian-American Architecture, Unalaska, Aleutian Islands, AK

Russian-American Architecture, Unalaska, Aleutian Islands, AK

Significance: From the time the Russians discovered Alaska in 1741 until they sold it to the United States in 1867, they established numerous settlements, mostly along the coast in Alaska, plus one at Fort Ross... more

George Judy Farm, Chicken Coop, County Route 9, Rough Run, Grant County, WV

George Judy Farm, Chicken Coop, County Route 9, Rough Run, Grant Count...

Significance: The structure served as a chicken coop. Poultry were raised for meat and eggs and were a common feature of all nineteenth century farms in West Virginia. These provided essential elements of the... more

Alaska Standard, Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet, Benicia, Solano County, CA

Alaska Standard, Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet, Benicia, Solano County, CA

STORED ON SITE. mchr Significance: From 1959 to 1985, the tanker Alaska Standard delivered refined petroleum products kerosene, lubricants, marine diesel fuel, home heating oil, gasoline to towns, canneries, an... more

St. Stephen's Methodist Episcopal Church, Rectory, 5213 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

St. Stephen's Methodist Episcopal Church, Rectory, 5213 Germantown Ave...

Significance: A typical Germantown house of the 18th century. Survey number: HABS PA-1708

Fort Rodman Military Reservation, Military Transport Garage, Near Battery Cross, New Bedford, Bristol County, MA

Fort Rodman Military Reservation, Military Transport Garage, Near Batt...

Significance: The garage is an example of a "temporary" structure built by the army during World War II. Survey number: HABS MA-1256-AC

Richard M. Fairbourn Farm, Chicken Coop, 170 West, 11,400 South, South Jordan, Salt Lake County, UT

Richard M. Fairbourn Farm, Chicken Coop, 170 West, 11,400 South, South...

Survey number: HABS UT-131-E Building/structure dates: 1908 Initial Construction

Snavely's Ford House, Sharpsburg, Washington County, MD

Snavely's Ford House, Sharpsburg, Washington County, MD

Significance: This house is most significant for its history both prior to and during the Civil War Battle of Antietam. Survey number: HABS MD-963 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000038

Wendover Air Force Base, War Reserve Strategic Storage, South of Interstte 80, Wendover, Tooele County, UT

Wendover Air Force Base, War Reserve Strategic Storage, South of Inter...

Survey number: HABS UT-125-CZ Building/structure dates: 1944 Initial Construction

Going-to-the-Sun Road System Details, West Glacier, Flathead County, MT

Going-to-the-Sun Road System Details, West Glacier, Flathead County, M...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-2 Survey number: HAER MT-67-C National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 97000345

Bos Farm, 4605 Cameron Bridge Road West, Manhattan, Gallatin County, MT

Bos Farm, 4605 Cameron Bridge Road West, Manhattan, Gallatin County, M...

2017 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Second Place Significance: The Bos Farm exhibits characteristics of several phases of the vernacular building form of early homesteads in the Gallatin Valley. This area, close to... more

Pitz Meetinghouse, State Route 220 Vicinity, Amana, Iowa County, IA

Pitz Meetinghouse, State Route 220 Vicinity, Amana, Iowa County, IA

Survey number: HABS IA-30-43 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000336

Anaconda Historic District, Hearst Free Library, Fourth & Main Streets, Anaconda, Deer Lodge County, MT

Anaconda Historic District, Hearst Free Library, Fourth & Main Streets...

Significance: Built with funds donated by Phoebe Hearst (wife of George Hearst, San Francisco Financier), the Hearst Free Library stands as a beautiful monument to Anaconda's rich building history before the tu... more

Dunlap Ranch, Windmill, Gillette, Campbell County, WY

Dunlap Ranch, Windmill, Gillette, Campbell County, WY

Survey number: HABS WY-112-B Building/structure dates: ca. 1920

Well House, 1009 Monroe Street, Herndon, Fairfax County, VA

Well House, 1009 Monroe Street, Herndon, Fairfax County, VA

This documentation was completed for a class at the University of Virginia & subsequently donated to the HABS collection. Significance: Although no firm construction date can be applied, the Well House was buil... more

Log House, Boonville, Cooper County, MO

Log House, Boonville, Cooper County, MO

Survey number: HABS MO-1387 Building/structure dates: ca. 1835 Initial Construction

3705 Alpine Street, Southwest (House), 3705 Alpine Street, Southwest, Huntsville, Madison County, AL

3705 Alpine Street, Southwest (House), 3705 Alpine Street, Southwest, ...

Significance: This dwelling is one of numerous two-story wooden frame duplexes Merrimack Mill built for mill operatives and their families in 1900 when the Massachusetts-based company erected their first mill s... more

Covered Bridge, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, CA

Covered Bridge, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, CA

Survey number: HABS CA-1551 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 84001194

Holy Assumption Russian Orthodox Church Complex, Kenai, Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK

Holy Assumption Russian Orthodox Church Complex, Kenai, Kenai Peninsul...

Significance: The Holy Assumption Russian Orthodox Church has been the principal and most enduring representative of Russian culture in south-central Alaska from 1841 to the present. For the Kenaitze Indians, ... more

2714 Monument Avenue (House), Richmond, Independent City, VA

2714 Monument Avenue (House), Richmond, Independent City, VA

Survey number: HABS VA-1258 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 90002098

Ladd Field, Fort Wainwright, Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK

Ladd Field, Fort Wainwright, Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, ...

Significance: Construction of the Fairbanks Cold Weather Experimental Air Base was begun in the Fall of 1938. Only a railroad spur, grading and workers camp had been completed when the airfield was named Ladd ... more

Old Faithful Inn, Engineer's Bunkhouse, West Thumb, Teton County, WY

Old Faithful Inn, Engineer's Bunkhouse, West Thumb, Teton County, WY

Survey number: HABS WY-87-J National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 73000226

D.H. Day Store, Garage, Route 209, Glen Arbor, Leelanau County, MI

D.H. Day Store, Garage, Route 209, Glen Arbor, Leelanau County, MI

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N33 Survey number: HABS MI-375-B National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 83000882

Femco Farm, Milk House, Kent, Wilkin County, MN
Maple Shade Mansion, Delaware River, New Castle, New Castle County, DE

Maple Shade Mansion, Delaware River, New Castle, New Castle County, DE

Survey number: HABS DE-135 Building/structure dates: 18t2 Initial Construction

Sheep Camp, Building S7, Skagway, Skagway, AK

Sheep Camp, Building S7, Skagway, Skagway, AK

This survey was originally located in the Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area. The name of the county was changed to Skagway. Survey number: HABS AK-29-C

Trail Shop, Storage Shed, 275' southeast of Northwest corner of Lodge, Cody, Park County, WY

Trail Shop, Storage Shed, 275' southeast of Northwest corner of Lodge,...

Significance: This storage shed id part of the Trail Shop complex, which was established halfway between Cody and Yellowstone National Park in 1922 by Wylie Sherwin to accommodate auto and bus tourists. Survey... more

Murallas del Viejo San Juan, Bateria de San Fernando, San Juan, San Juan Municipio, PR

Murallas del Viejo San Juan, Bateria de San Fernando, San Juan, San Ju...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N509 Survey number: HABS PR-135-G National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000930

Merrill-Vickerson House, 21698 Main Street, Saint Elmo (historical), Chaffee County, CO

Merrill-Vickerson House, 21698 Main Street, Saint Elmo (historical), C...

Significance: Another log cabin of the early 1880's surviving in well-preserved condition. A.C. Merrill may have erected this house as a duplex for rental purposes, as suggested by the two entry doors. At lea... more

Centre Market Square Historic District, Market Street, Wheeling, Ohio County, WV

Centre Market Square Historic District, Market Street, Wheeling, Ohio ...

Significance: In September, 1850, the Centre Market Building was erected between 22nd and 23rd Street on Market Street. This created a new locus for mercantile activity in Wheeling. As new businesses located he... more

Thompson Falls Hydroelectric Project, Garage, On road to powerhouse, Thompson Falls, Sanders County, MT

Thompson Falls Hydroelectric Project, Garage, On road to powerhouse, T...

Significance: It represents vernacular outbuildings built for practical uses, without concern for architectural style. Such outbuildings were common in residential areas. Survey number: HAER MT-90-C Building/... more

Highland Lighthouse, Highland Road, Truro, Barnstable County, MA

Highland Lighthouse, Highland Road, Truro, Barnstable County, MA

Significance: Highland Light is the successor to the first lighthouse built in 1797, and is the oldest and tallest lighthouse on Cape Cod. Survey number: HABS MA-750

Village Well, Harvester, St. Charles County, MO

Village Well, Harvester, St. Charles County, MO

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-132 Survey number: HABS MO-1591

Potomac Savings Bank, 1200 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Potomac Savings Bank, 1200 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest, Washington, Dis...

Significance: This is an example of a large mid-nineteenth century commercial brick building of the Georgetown area, employing classical architectural features and decoration. Survey number: HABS DC-323 Bui... more

Camden County Courthouse, NC Route 343, Camden, Camden County, NC

Camden County Courthouse, NC Route 343, Camden, Camden County, NC

Survey number: HABS NC-69 Building/structure dates: 1847 Initial Construction

Fort Snelling, Department of the Dakota, Building No. 54, Taylor Avenue, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, MN

Fort Snelling, Department of the Dakota, Building No. 54, Taylor Avenu...

Survey number: HABS MN-88-S National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000401

Cedar Pass Lodge, Cabin 22, 20681 South Dakota Highway 240, Interior, Jackson County, SD

Cedar Pass Lodge, Cabin 22, 20681 South Dakota Highway 240, Interior, ...

STORED ON SITE. mchr Significance: Cabin 22 is a typical one-room cabin at Cedar Pass Lodge with relatively few alterations. Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1837 Survey number: H... more

Judge Brame House, Jackson, Hinds County, MS
Red Hill, Law Office, State Route 619, Brookneal, Campbell County, VA

Red Hill, Law Office, State Route 619, Brookneal, Campbell County, VA

Significance: Red Hill plantation was the last home of Virginia patriot Patrick Henry. This building was his last law office and is the only original building remaining on the site, all the others being recons... more

Old Campbell County Courthouse at Campbellton, Fairburn, Fulton County, GA

Old Campbell County Courthouse at Campbellton, Fairburn, Fulton County...

Survey number: HABS GA-154 Building/structure dates: ca. 1828 Initial Construction Building/structure dates: 1914 Demolished

Bethlehem Steel Company, Entrance Gate & Footbridge, Lower Works, Johnstown, Cambria County, PA

Bethlehem Steel Company, Entrance Gate & Footbridge, Lower Works, John...

Significance: A crossing of the Conemaugh River at or near the site of this entrance gate and footbridge has existed since the 1850s when the Cambria Iron Works was originally established. Survey number: HAER ... more

Frankford Arsenal, Building No. 202A, North side Hagner Road between Heath & Whittemore Streets, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA

Frankford Arsenal, Building No. 202A, North side Hagner Road between H...

Significance: Building 202A is associated with the continued use of Frankford Arsenal as an important U.S. Army post during the decades following World War II. Survey number: HAER PA-74-BC Building/structure ... more

Marine Biological Laboratory, North side of Water Street & also on MBL, Albatross & North Streets between Water Street & Eel Pond, Village of Woods Hole, Falmouth, Barnstable County, MA

Marine Biological Laboratory, North side of Water Street & also on MBL...

Significance: MBL is significant as the nation's first and most enduring permanent marine biological research and educational institution. Its commitment to both investigation and instruction in a consciously ... more

First & Main Streets (House), Zoar, Tuscarawas County, OH

First & Main Streets (House), Zoar, Tuscarawas County, OH

Survey number: HABS OH-2105 Building/structure dates: ca. 1830 Initial Construction

Salt Sulphur Springs, Erskine House (Ruins), U.S. Route 219, Salt Sulphur Springs, Monroe County, WV

Salt Sulphur Springs, Erskine House (Ruins), U.S. Route 219, Salt Sulp...

Significance: Remains of hotel at the Salt Sulphur Springs resort complex. At time of construction was the largest hotel of any at the several nearby mineral springs. Survey number: HABS WV-117-E Building/s... more

Superior Coal Mines, Valve Box, Horse Thief Canyon, South Superior, Sweetwater County, WY

Superior Coal Mines, Valve Box, Horse Thief Canyon, South Superior, Sw...

Significance: Structure CC is a valve box. The valve box is located on the top of a broad flat west to east trending ridge which serves as the south edge of Horse Thief Draw. The valve box is located approxim... more

Zion Lodge-Birch Creek Historic Complex, Mattress Storage Cabin, Springdale, Washington County, UT

Zion Lodge-Birch Creek Historic Complex, Mattress Storage Cabin, Sprin...

Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-61 Survey number: HABS UT-112-H

Theodore Roosevelt Junior High School, Sixth Avenue & Fourteenth Street, Altoona, Blair County, PA

Theodore Roosevelt Junior High School, Sixth Avenue & Fourteenth Stree...

Survey number: HABS PA-5852 Building/structure dates: 1922- 1924 Initial Construction

Hanlan Buck Stove Company Building, North Third Street, Saint Louis, Independent City, MO

Hanlan Buck Stove Company Building, North Third Street, Saint Louis, I...

Survey number: HABS MO-1650 Building/structure dates: 1940 Demolished

McGraw Ranch, Beaver Cabin, McGraw Ranch Road, Estes Park, Larimer County, CO

McGraw Ranch, Beaver Cabin, McGraw Ranch Road, Estes Park, Larimer Cou...

Significance: Constructed in 1966, the Beaver Cabin is the last of the guest cabins built by the McGraw family. Survey number: HABS CO-175-F Building/structure dates: 1966 Initial Construction National Regis... more

South Street Seaport Museum, 232-234 Front Street, New York, New York County, NY

South Street Seaport Museum, 232-234 Front Street, New York, New York ...

Significance: Originally built for grocer Gershom Smith in 1816, this broad double building was converted into a stable in 1897. The building remained a stable until about 1930, the only one in the neighborhood... more

Patterson Homestead, Garage, 5100 South Nineteenth Avenue, Bozeman, Gallatin County, MT

Patterson Homestead, Garage, 5100 South Nineteenth Avenue, Bozeman, Ga...

2012 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Honorable Mention Significance: This light wood frame building dated from around 1900 originally sat on a rubble stone foundation and had a rubble stone slab floor. It has been r... more

Beach House, Building No. 695, Airport Road, Moloka'i Island, Kalaupapa, Kalawao County, HI

Beach House, Building No. 695, Airport Road, Moloka'i Island, Kalaupap...

Survey number: HABS HI-102 National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 76002145

Harold S. Gladwin Residence, Garage, 780 El Bosque Road, Montecito, Santa Barbara County, CA

Harold S. Gladwin Residence, Garage, 780 El Bosque Road, Montecito, Sa...

Significance: In the 1990s, Isabelle Greene was engaged, together with Andy Neumann, in remodeling of the George Washington Smith garage; turning the easternmost portion into a studio space (later becoming two-... more

Grace Episcopal Church, North Taylor & Argonne Streets, Kirkwood, St. Louis County, MO

Grace Episcopal Church, North Taylor & Argonne Streets, Kirkwood, St. ...

Significance: Founders of the town of Kirkwood organized as a congregation resulting is Grace Episcopal Church. Survey number: HABS MO-1187

Cavitt Cemetery, Wheelock, Robertson County, TX

Cavitt Cemetery, Wheelock, Robertson County, TX

1984 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Second Place Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-154 Survey number: HABS TX-270-C Building/structure dates: 1845 Initial Construction Building/struct... more