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Subject: List of U.S. National Historic Landmarks by state, National Register of Historic Places listings in the United States Minor Outlying Islands, Blunts Point Battery, Government House (American Samoa), National Historic Landmark
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List of United States National Historic Landmarks in United States commonwealths and territories, associated states, and foreign states

This is a List of National Historic Landmarks in US commonwealths and territories, associated states, and foreign states.

Included are lists of National Historic Landmarks (NHLs) and of National Park Service administered areas in US Commonwealths and territories, US-associated states, and in the foreign state of Morocco. There are 23 NHLs in these areas.

Contents

  • NHLs in US commonwealths and territories 1
  • NHLs in Associated States 2
  • U.S. NHLs in foreign states 3
  • National Park Service Areas in U.S. Commonwealths and Territories 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

NHLs in US commonwealths and territories

[1] Landmark name Image Date designated[2] Location Commonwealth/Territory Description
1 Blunts Point Battery
The Blunts Point Battery
May 28, 1987
(#73002128)
Pago Pago
American Samoa A rare intact Pacific coastal battery, built as part of the fortification of the Samoan Islands after Pearl Harbor
2 Government House
Government House
December 14, 1990
(#72001443)
Pago Pago
American Samoa A symbol of United States military and diplomatic relations throughout the South Pacific through World War I and World War II. Now the residence of the governor of American Samoa
3 World War II Facilities at Midway
World War II Facilities at Midway
May 28, 1987
(#87001302)
Midway Atoll
Midway Islands Site of pivotal Battle of Midway which changed the balance of sea power during World War II
4 Landing Beaches; Aslito/Isley Field; & Marpi Point, Saipan Island
Landing Beaches; Aslito/Isley Field; & Marpi Point, Saipan Island
February 4, 1985
(#85001789)
Saipan
Northern Mariana Islands
5 Tinian Landing Beaches, Ushi Point & North Fields, Tinian Island
Tinian Landing Beaches, Ushi Point & North Fields, Tinian Island
December 30, 1985
(#85003268)
Tinian
Northern Mariana Islands
6 Antonio Lopez
SS ANTONIO LOPEZ Shipwreck
December 9, 1997
(#93001593)
Dorado
Puerto Rico Shipwreck site
7 Caguana Site
Taíno ball courts at Caguana Site
November 4, 1993
(#92001671)
Utuado
Puerto Rico
8 Caparra Archaeological Site
Ruins of Ponce de Leon House
April 19, 1994
(#84003155)
Guaynabo
Puerto Rico
9 Casa Dra. Concha Melendez Ramirez
Casa Dra. Concha Melendez Ramirez
February 27, 2013
(#11000414)
San Juan
Puerto Rico The home of Dra. Concha Meléndez Ramírez, a writer and critic of the Generación del Treinta (Generation of 1930), a literary movement that shaped Puerto Rico's 20th-century national cultural identity.
10 La Fortaleza
La Fortaleza
October 9, 1960
(#66000951)
San Juan
Puerto Rico
11 Old San Juan Historic District
Old San Juan Historic District
February 27, 2013
(#13000284, 72001553)
San Juan
Puerto Rico A well preserved Spanish colonial city, nearly 400 years old.
12 Columbus Landing Site
Columbus Landing Site
October 9, 1960
(#66000743)
Saint Croix
Virgin Islands
13 Fort Christian
Fort Christian
May 5, 1977
(#77001329)
Saint Thomas
Virgin Islands
14 Fort Frederik
Fort Frederik
September 25, 1997
(#97001269)
Saint Croix
Virgin Islands
15 St. Thomas Synagogue
St. Thomas Synagogue
September 25, 1997
(#97001270)
Saint Thomas
Virgin Islands
16
October 12, 1994
(#91001844)
Saint Thomas
Virgin Islands
17 Wake Island
98 Rock
September 16, 1985
(#85002726)
Wake Island
Wake Island

NHLs in Associated States

This is a complete list of the five National Historic Landmarks in sovereign states that are in free association with the United States.

[1] Landmark name Image Date designated[2] Location State Description
1 Kwajalein Island Battlefield
Kwajalein Island Battlefield
February 4, 1985
(#85001757)
Kwajalein
Marshall Islands This district encompasses the entire 1944 bounds of Kwajalein Island, commemorating its role in the 1944 Battle of Kwajalein.
2 Roi-Namur
Roi-Namur
February 4, 1985
(#85001758)
Kwajalein
Marshall Islands This district encompasses all of Roi-Namur island, commemorating its role in the 1944 Battle of Kwajalein.
3 Nan Madol
Nan Madol
September 16, 1985
(#74002226)
Pohnpei
Federated States of Micronesia
4 Truk Lagoon Underwater Fleet, Truk Atoll
Truk Lagoon Underwater Fleet, Truk Atoll
February 4, 1985
(#76002267)
Chuuk
Federated States of Micronesia
5 Peleliu Battlefield
Peleliu Battlefield
February 4, 1985
(#85001754)
Peleliu
Palau

U.S. NHLs in foreign states

[1] Landmark name Image Date designated[2] Location State Description
1 American Legation
American Legation in Tangier
December 17, 1982
(#81000703)
Tangier
Morocco The first property on foreign soil owned by the US government.

National Park Service Areas in U.S. Commonwealths and Territories

Also of historical interest are:

Other National Park Service-administered areas in U.S. commonwealths and territories are:

A former US National Historical Site is St. Thomas National Historic Site, transferred to Virgin Islands.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined , differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  2. ^ a b c 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.

External links

  • "National Historic Landmarks Survey: List of National Historic Landmarks by State" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2007. 
  • National Historic Landmarks Program, at National Park Service


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