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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.

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NHLs in US commonwealths and territoriesEdit

[1] Landmark name Image Date designated[2] Location Commonwealth/Territory Description
1 Blunts Point Battery May 28, 1987
(#73002128)
Pago Pago
14°17′27″S 170°40′30″W / 14.29087°S 170.67493°W / -14.29087; -170.67493 (Blunts Point Battery)
American Samoa A rare intact Pacific coastal battery, built as part of the fortification of the Samoan Islands after Pearl Harbor
2 Government House December 14, 1990
(#72001443)
Pago Pago
14°16′57″S 170°40′54″W / 14.28238°S 170.68171°W / -14.28238; -170.68171 (Government House)
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 May 28, 1987
(#87001302)
Midway Atoll
28°12′N 177°21′W / 28.2°N 177.35°W / 28.2; -177.35 (World War II Facilities at Midway)
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 February 4, 1985
(#85001789)
Saipan
15°06′59″N 145°43′41″E / 15.116389°N 145.728056°E / 15.116389; 145.728056 (Landing Beaches; Aslito/Isley Field; & Marpi Point, Saipan Island)
Northern Mariana Islands
5 Tinian Landing Beaches, Ushi Point & North Fields, Tinian Island December 30, 1985
(#85003268)
Tinian
15°04′54″N 145°37′57″E / 15.081654°N 145.632398°E / 15.081654; 145.632398 (Tinian Landing Beaches, Ushi Point & North Fields, Tinian Island)
Northern Mariana Islands
6 Antonio Lopez December 9, 1997
(#93001593)
Dorado
18°28′48″N 66°13′50″W / 18.48°N 66.230556°W / 18.48; -66.230556 (Antonio Lopez)
Puerto Rico Shipwreck site
7 Caguana Site November 4, 1993
(#92001671)
Utuado
18°17′49″N 66°46′55″W / 18.2969°N 66.7819°W / 18.2969; -66.7819 (Caguana Site)
Puerto Rico
8 Caparra Archaeological Site April 19, 1994
(#84003155)
Guaynabo
18°24′18″N 66°06′51″W / 18.405°N 66.114167°W / 18.405; -66.114167 (Caparra Archaeological Site)
Puerto Rico
9 Casa Dra. Concha Melendez Ramirez February 27, 2013
(#11000414)
San Juan
18°27′10″N 66°04′03″W / 18.4528°N 66.0675°W / 18.4528; -66.0675 (Casa Dra. Concha Melendez Ramirez)
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 October 9, 1960
(#66000951)
San Juan
18°27′50″N 66°07′09″W / 18.463889°N 66.119167°W / 18.463889; -66.119167 (La Fortaleza)
Puerto Rico
11 Old San Juan Historic District February 27, 2013
(#13000284)
San Juan
18°26′44″N 66°04′33″W / 18.4456°N 66.0758°W / 18.4456; -66.0758 (Old San Juan Historic District)
Puerto Rico A well-preserved Spanish colonial city, nearly 400 years old.
12 Columbus Landing Site October 9, 1960
(#66000743)
Saint Croix
17°46′44″N 64°45′32″W / 17.778889°N 64.758889°W / 17.778889; -64.758889 (Columbus Landing Site)
Virgin Islands
13 Fort Christian May 5, 1977
(#77001329)
Saint Thomas
18°20′27″N 64°55′47″W / 18.340833°N 64.929722°W / 18.340833; -64.929722 (Fort Christian)
Virgin Islands
14 Fort Frederik September 25, 1997
(#97001269)
Saint Croix
17°42′55″N 64°53′00″W / 17.715256°N 64.883453°W / 17.715256; -64.883453 (Fort Frederik)
Virgin Islands
15 St. Thomas Synagogue September 25, 1997
(#97001270)
Saint Thomas
18°20′41″N 64°55′59″W / 18.344722°N 64.933056°W / 18.344722; -64.933056 (St. Thomas Synagogue)
Virgin Islands
16 Blackbeard's Castle (Skytsborg) October 12, 1994
(#91001844)
Saint Thomas
18°20′38″N 64°55′47″W / 18.343842°N 64.929592°W / 18.343842; -64.929592 (Blackbeard's Castle (Skytsborg))
Virgin Islands
17 Wake Island September 16, 1985
(#85002726)
Wake Island
19°18′00″N 166°38′00″E / 19.3°N 166.633333°E / 19.3; 166.633333 (Wake Island)
Wake Island

NHLs in Associated StatesEdit

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 February 4, 1985
(#85001757)
Kwajalein
8°43′00″N 167°44′00″E / 8.716667°N 167.733333°E / 8.716667; 167.733333 (Kwajalein Island Battlefield)
Marshall Islands This district encompasses the entire 1944 bounds of Kwajalein Island, commemorating its role in the 1944 Battle of Kwajalein.
2 Roi-Namur February 4, 1985
(#85001758)
Kwajalein
9°23′46″N 167°28′33″E / 9.396111°N 167.475833°E / 9.396111; 167.475833 (Roi-Namur)
Marshall Islands This district encompasses all of Roi-Namur island, commemorating its role in the 1944 Battle of Kwajalein.
3 Nan Madol September 16, 1985
(#74002226)
Pohnpei
6°50′31″N 158°19′56″E / 6.841944°N 158.332222°E / 6.841944; 158.332222 (Nan Madol)
Federated States of Micronesia
4 Truk Lagoon Underwater Fleet, Truk Atoll February 4, 1985
(#76002267)
Chuuk
7°25′00″N 151°47′00″E / 7.416667°N 151.783333°E / 7.416667; 151.783333 (Truk Lagoon Underwater Fleet, Truk Atoll)
Federated States of Micronesia
5 Peleliu Battlefield February 4, 1985
(#85001754)
Peleliu
7°00′01″N 134°13′23″E / 7.000378°N 134.223032°E / 7.000378; 134.223032 (Peleliu Battlefield)
Palau

U.S. NHLs in foreign statesEdit

[1] Landmark name Image Date designated[2] Location State Description
1 American Legation December 17, 1982
(#81000703)
Tangier
35°47′17″N 5°48′32″E / 35.788°N 5.809°E / 35.788; 5.809 (American Legation)
Morocco The first property on foreign soil owned by the US government.

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

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 alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  1. ^ a b c 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.
  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 linksEdit

  • "National Historic Landmarks Survey: List of National Historic Landmarks by State" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2007. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  • National Historic Landmarks Program, at National Park Service