This list presents the full set of buildings, structures, objects, sites, or districts designated on the National Register of Historic Places in Clackamas County, Oregon, 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,  Oregon is home to over 2,000,  and 87 of those are found partially or wholly in Clackamas County.
|||Name on the Register||Image||Date listed ||Location||City or town||Description|
|1||Capt. John C. Ainsworth House||March 26, 1973
|19130 Lot Whitcomb Drive
||Oregon City||John C. Ainsworth (1822–1893), businessman and co-founder of the Oregon Steam Navigation Company, built this house in 1851, where he lived until Portland supplanted Oregon City as the commercial center of the Northwest. Its monumental Neoclassical design and imposing two-story, pillared portico made it unique in its period. |
|2||Daniel Albright Farm||October 30, 1979
|9912 S. Wildcat Road||Marquam vicinity|
|3||Herman Anthony Farm||March 26, 1979
|10205 S. New Era Road||Canby|
|4||Charles C. Babcock House||October 29, 1982
|1214 Washington Street||Oregon City|
|5||Bagby Guard Station||September 13, 1999
Forest Service Road 70||Estacada vicinity|
|6||Lawrence D. Bailey House||February 23, 1990
|13908 SE Fairoaks Avenue||Milwaukie|
|7||Horace Baker Log Cabin||December 12, 1976
|18006 S. Gronlund Road||Carver vicinity|
|8||Dr. Forbes Barclay House||November 5, 1974
|719 Center Street||Oregon City||Dr. Barclay built this house in 1849, after retiring from 10 years as a physician with the Hudson's Bay Company at Fort Vancouver. In Oregon City, he continued medical practice as well as holding a variety of public offices. The house was moved from its original location to its present address in the 1930s. |
|9||Barlow Road||April 13, 1992
Mount Hood National Forest
[a]||Wamic to Rhododendron||Beginning with its construction by Sam Barlow in 1846, this toll road provided the first overland connection for wagons between The Dalles and Oregon City over Mount Hood, and offered a majority of Oregon Trail emigrants an alternative to the hazardous raft passage down the Columbia River from The Dalles to Fort Vancouver.  |
|10||William Barlow House||February 15, 1977
Oregon Route 99E||Barlow|
|11||John M. and Elizabeth Bates House No. 2||June 13, 1990
|16948 SW Bryant Road||Lake Oswego|
|12||John M. and Elizabeth Bates House No. 3||June 14, 1990
|16884 SW Bryant Road||Lake Oswego|
|13||John M. and Elizabeth Bates House No. 4||June 13, 1990
|4101 Southshore Boulevard||Lake Oswego||This is the fourth and final residence designed by architect Wade Pipes (1877–1961) for his friends John and Elizabeth Bates, and the penultimate and finest commission of his career. In it, Pipes designed not only the building but also the landscape, furnishings, and interior finishes, representing the culmination of his work as a pivotal figure in the Arts and Crafts movement in Oregon. |
|14||Bell Station Store||September 10, 1987
|9300 SE Bell Avenue||Milwaukie vicinity|
|15||Dr. Walter Black House||February 20, 1991
|1125 Maple Street||Lake Oswego|
|16||W. S. and Gladys Boutwell House||February 20, 1991
|920 SW Fairway Road||Lake Oswego|
|17||John F. and John H. Broetje House||September 15, 1987
|3101 SE Courtney Avenue||Milwaukie|
|18||Canemah Historic District||October 11, 1978
|Roughly bounded by the
Willamette River, 5th Avenue, Marshall Street, and Paquet Street||Oregon City||Established at the upper end of the Willamette Falls portage, Canemah became a transportation hub and center of steamboat construction and river shipping in a period (about 1850–1878) when these industries were critical to the Oregon economy. It retained much of its 19th-century character as it developed into a residential neighborhood of Oregon City by the late 20th century. |
|19||Clackamas Lake Ranger Station Historic District||April 22, 1981
Forest Service Road 42||Government Camp vicinity|
|20||Elizabeth Clark House||October 25, 1990
|812 John Adams Street||Oregon City|
|21||Harvey Cross House||October 30, 1979
|809 Washington Street||Oregon City||This stately house, built in the late 1880s, is one of the finest examples of Italianate residential architecture in Oregon City. It was built for prominent citizen Harvey Cross, a county judge and state senator, investor in real estate and transportation infrastructure, [b] and promoter of the Chautauqua movement in Oregon. |
|22||Damascus School||December 3, 1980
|14711 SE Anderson Road||Damascus|
|23||Marshall Dana House||March 9, 1992
|15725 SE Dana Avenue||Milwaukie|
|24||John and Magdalena Davis Farm||September 21, 2005
|13678 S Spangler Road||Oregon City vicinity|
|25||Horace L. Dibble House||December 19, 1974
|616 S Molalla Avenue||Molalla|
|26||Francis Ermatinger House||September 17, 1987
|619 6th Street||Oregon City|
|27||First Congregational Church of Oregon City||August 26, 1982
|710 6th Street||Oregon City|
|28||Philip Foster Farm||August 15, 1980
Oregon Route 211||Eagle Creek|
|29||Clarence E. Francis House||February 19, 1993
|9717 SE Cambridge Lane||Milwaukie|
|30||Erwin Charles Hackett House||February 14, 1985
|415 17th Street||Oregon City|
|31||Hall–Chaney House||September 8, 1988
|10200 SE Cambridge Lane||Milwaukie vicinity|
|32||William L. Holmes House||December 2, 1974
|536 Holmes Lane||Oregon City|
|33||Howard's Gristmill||December 10, 1981
Oregon Route 213||Mulino|
|34||Iron Workers' Cottage||July 16, 2009
|40 Wilbur Street||Lake Oswego|
|35||C. S. "Sam" Jackson Log House||December 9, 1981
|14999 S Springwater Road||Oregon City vicinity|
|36||Carl C. Jantzen Estate||February 23, 1990
|1850 North Shore Road||Lake Oswego|
|37||Andrew J. and Anna B. Johnston Farmstead||February 21, 1997
|18025 S Harding Road||Oregon City|
|38||William Knight House||November 5, 1986
|525 SW 4th Avenue||Canby|
|39||Kraft–Brandes–Culberston Farmstead||November 1, 1982
|2525 N Baker Drive||Canby vicinity|
|40||Ladd Estate Company Model House||October 30, 1989
|432 Country Club Road||Lake Oswego|
|41||Lake Oswego Hunt Club Ensemble||January 4, 1988
|2725 SW Iron Mountain Boulevard||Lake Oswego|
|42||Lake Oswego Odd Fellows Hall||March 7, 1979
|295 Durham Street||Lake Oswego|
|43||Charles David Latourette House||February 27, 1980
|503 High Street||Oregon City|
|44||DeWitt Clinton Latourette House||March 5, 1992
|914 Madison Street||Oregon City|
|45||Lewthwaite–Moffatt House||January 21, 1994
|4891 Willamette Falls Drive||West Linn|
|46||Macksburg Lutheran Church||June 14, 1982
|10190 S Macksburg Road||Canby|
|47||Mathieson–Worthington House||June 1, 1990
|885 McVey Avenue||Lake Oswego|
|48||Morton Matthew McCarver House||January 21, 1974
|554 Warner Parrott Road||Oregon City||Prefabricated in New England and shipped around Cape Horn, this house was erected by Morton McCarver in 1850. It was a showpiece in a period when most settler homes were much less elegant. Born in Kentucky, McCarver emigrated to Oregon in 1843, served as Speaker of the Provisional Legislature in 1844 and 1845, and was widely active on the American frontier. [c]   |
|49||McLoughlin House National Historic Site||October 15, 1966
|713 Center Street||Oregon City||Dr. John McLoughlin, known as the "Father of Oregon" for the support he provided to emigrants on the Oregon Trail, built this house in 1846 upon his retirement from 20 years as Chief Factor of the Hudson's Bay Company's Fort Vancouver. In retirement, he continued his activities as mayor of Oregon City, a private businessman, and philanthropist. The house was moved from its original location beside the Willamette River to its current blufftop site in 1909. |
|50||McLoughlin Promenade||May 15, 2014
|Roughly along Singer Hill west of High Street||Oregon City|
|51||James Milne House||March 12, 1979
|224 Center Street||Oregon City||Carpenter-Gothic Revival house built by James Milne, a Canadian immigrant and carpenter from New Brunswick, in 1869.|
|52||Oregon City Carnegie Library||May 15, 2014
|606 John Adams Street||Oregon City|
|53||Oregon City Municipal Elevator||May 15, 2014
|610 Bluff Street||Oregon City|
|54||Oregon Iron Company Furnace||February 12, 1974
|George Rogers Park||Lake Oswego|
|55||Oregon Trail, Barlow Road Segment||November 20, 1974
Wildwood Recreation Site||Wemme vicinity||A 5-acre (20,000 m2) property including a segment of an alternate route of the Oregon Trail/ Barlow Road|
|56||Richard B. Petzold Building||March 5, 1992
|714 Main Street||Oregon City|
|57||Richard Petzold House||October 31, 1985
|504 6th Street||Oregon City|
|58||Wilbur and Evelyn Reid's Alderbrook Lodge||January 23, 2004
|26863 E. Rolling Riffle Lane
|59||River Mill Hydroelectric Project||May 1, 2001
|30878 NW Evergreen Way||Estacada vicinity|
|60||Robbins–Melcher–Schatz Farmstead||February 19, 1993
|4875 SW Schatz Road||Tualatin vicinity|
|61||Rock Corral on the Barlow Road||December 19, 1974
U.S. Route 26 near the
Sandy River||Brightwood vicinity||This erratic boulder was a well-recognized landmark and frequent campsite along the final stages of the Oregon Trail after emigrants crossed the Cascades on the Barlow Road. With time, a semi-permanent wooden corral was built around "the Rock". Reaching the Rock Corral signaled to emigrants that their long journey was almost over, and the most difficult stretches were passed. |
|62||Rock Creek Methodist Church||October 29, 1975
|Intersection of S. Sconce Road and S. Stuwe Road||Molalla vicinity|
|63||Osco C. Roehr House||October 17, 2012
|128 North Shore Circle||Lake Oswego|
|64||George Rogers House||October 3, 1996
|59 SW Wilbur Street||Lake Oswego|
|65||Walter Rosenfeld Estate||May 17, 2003
|15361 S. Clackamas River Drive||Oregon City|||
|66||Sherrard–Fenton House||February 20, 1991
|13100 SW Riverside Drive||Lake Oswego|
|67||William Shindler House||January 18, 1990
|3235 SE Harrison Street||Milwaukie|
|68||Shipley–Cook Farmstead||January 29, 2008
|18451 SW Stafford Road||Lake Oswego vicinity|
|69||Silcox Hut||January 19, 1985
|Timberline Road||Government Camp|
|70||R. S. Smith Motor Company Building||January 21, 1994
|39150 Pioneer Boulevard||Sandy|
|71||St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church||December 21, 1979
|68835 E Barlow Trail Road||Welches vicinity|
|72||George Lincoln Storey House||March 10, 1983
|910 Pierce Street||Oregon City|
|73||Hiram A. Straight House||February 17, 1978
|16000 S. Depot Lane||Oregon City|
|74||Timberline Lodge||November 12, 1973
|6 miles (9.6 km) north of Government Camp in Mount Hood National Forest||Government Camp||President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicated this lodge at an elevation of 6,000 feet (1,830 m) on the south slope of Mount Hood in 1937. It is considered the finest example of 1930s- era " mountain architecture" by the Works Progress Administration. |
|75||Upper Sandy Guard Station Cabin||September 9, 2009
|4.5 mi (7.2 km). E. of jct. FS Rds. 18 and 1825, Mt. Hood National Forest||Government Camp vicinity|
|76||William Hatchette Vaughan House||May 27, 1993
|14900 S Macksburg Road||Molalla vicinity|
|77||Fred Vonder Ahe House and Summer Kitchen||March 26, 1976
|625 Metzler Avenue||Molalla|
|78||Nicholas O. Walden House||September 7, 1984
|1847 SE 5th Avenue||West Linn|
|79||Waverley Country Club Clubhouse||March 27, 2013
|1100 SE Waverly Drive||Portland|
|80||Clara and Samuel B. Weinstein House||March 5, 1992
|16847 SW Greenbriar Road||Lake Oswego|
|81||White–Kellogg House||May 16, 1989
|19000 S. Central Point Road||Oregon City vicinity|
|82||Willamette Falls Locks||February 5, 1974
|West bank of the
Willamette River||West Linn|
|83||Willamette Historic District [d]||September 24, 2009
|Roughly bound by Knapps Alley, 12th Street, 4th Avenue, and 15th Street||West Linn|
|84||Willamette National Cemetery||July 5, 2016
|11800 SE Mount Scott Boulevard||Portland|
|85||Willamette River (Oregon City) Bridge (No. 357)||July 1, 2005
Highway 43 spanning the
Willamette River||Oregon City and West Linn|
|86||Andrew P. Wilson House||June 1, 1990
|11188 SE 27th Avenue||Milwaukie|
|87||Zigzag Ranger Station||April 8, 1986
U.S. Route 26||Zigzag|
|||Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Date removed||Location||City or town||Summary|
|1||Charles W. Ertz House||March 5, 1992|
|December 7, 2011||1650 North Shore Road||Lake Oswego|
|2||Molalla Union High School||May 31, 1996|
|August 1, 2001||413 S. Molalla Avenue||Molalla||Irreparably damaged by an earthquake in 1993.|
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- The Barlow Road is a linear district that runs north of and roughly parallel to the line of the White and Salmon rivers from southwest of Wamic to Rhododendron. See also Wasco and Hood River counties.
- Cross most notably invested in the real estate development that became the city of Gladstone and in the Barlow Road.
- In addition to his settlement and farming at Oregon City and service in the Provisional Legislature, McCarver had a hand in founding several towns, including Burlington, Iowa, Linnton, Oregon, Sacramento, California, and Tacoma, Washington, served as Commissary-General of the Iowa Territory, sat in the California Constitutional Convention of 1849, and co-owned a lucrative ship, the Ocean Bird, active in coastal and Pacific trade.
- The Willamette Historic District was originally entered on the National Register as the Willamette Falls Neighborhood Historic District. The name was changed in 2013.
- Andrus, Patrick W.; Shrimpton, Rebecca H.; et al. (2002), How to Apply the National Register Criteria for Evaluation, National Register Bulletin (15), National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, OCLC 39493977, archived from the original on April 6, 2014, retrieved June 20, 2014.
- National Park Service, National Register of Historic Places Program: Research, archived from the original on February 1, 2015, retrieved January 28, 2015.
- Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, Oregon Historic Sites Database, retrieved August 6, 2015. Note that a simple count of National Register records in this database returns a slightly higher total than actual listings, due to duplicate records. A close reading of detailed query results is necessary to arrive at the precise count.
- "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on March 22, 2019.
- Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
- The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
- Ainsworth House & Gardens: Contact: Information & Directions, archived from the original on January 21, 2017, retrieved January 20, 2017.
- Hartwig, Paul (February 1973), National Register of Historic Places Inventory — Nomination Form: Ainsworth (Captain John C.) House (PDF), retrieved January 20, 2017.
- McLoughlin Memorial Association, Barclay House, archived from the original on February 17, 2009, retrieved February 23, 2009.
- Beckham, Stephen Dow (October 1989), National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Barlow Road (PDF), retrieved July 30, 2014.
- Clackamas Heritage Partners (February 1, 2013), "Final Leg", Historic Oregon City, archived from the original on August 10, 2014, retrieved July 23, 2014.
- Beckham, Stephen Dow (December 1989), National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Bates, John M. and Elizabeth, House No. 4 (PDF), retrieved December 21, 2018.
- Lohr, Jeff; Galbraith, Catherine (April 1978), National Register of Historic Places Inventory — Nomination Form: Canemah Historic District (PDF), retrieved September 9, 2014.
- MacRostie, William G. (September 1, 1978), National Register of Historic Places Inventory — Nomination Form: Cross, Harvey, House (PDF), retrieved March 16, 2016.
- Hartwig, Paul (September 1973), National Register of Historic Places Inventory — Nomination Form: Locust Farm (PDF), retrieved September 23, 2015.
- Oregon Secretary of State, Oregon Legislators and Staff Guide, archived from the original on September 6, 2015, retrieved September 23, 2015.
- Dye, Eva Emery (November 21, 1926), "Tribute Paid to Founder of Many Western Cities", The Oregonian, Portland, p. 12.
- National Park Service, Fort Vancouver National Historic Site: McLoughlin House, archived from the original on June 21, 2015, retrieved February 23, 2009.
- Alderbrook Lodge, LLC, "Cabin History", Alderbrook Lodge, archived from the original on July 7, 2011, retrieved February 17, 2009.
- Biggs, Chanler C. (November 5, 1973), National Register of Historic Places Inventory — Nomination Form: "Rock Corral" on the Barlow Road (PDF), retrieved February 19, 2013.
- Turville, Jane C. (February 2002), National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Rosenfeld, Walter, Estate (PDF), retrieved February 20, 2013.
- National Park Service, National Historic Landmark Program: NHL Database, archived from the original on June 6, 2004, retrieved February 20, 2009.