National Register of Historic Places listings in Clay County, Missouri


This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Clay County, Missouri.

Location of Clay County in Missouri

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Clay County, Missouri, United States. Latitude and longitude coordinates are provided for many National Register properties and districts; these locations may be seen together in a map.[1]

There are 39 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county, including 1 National Historic Landmark.


          This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted July 22, 2022.[2]

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Current listingsEdit

[3] Name on the Register Image Date listed[4] Location City or town Description
1 Aker Cemetery November 13, 1974
(#74001071)
Northeast of Smithville off MO W
39°24′40″N 94°32′44″W / 39.411111°N 94.545556°W / 39.411111; -94.545556 (Aker Cemetery)
Smithville
2 Antioch Christian Church April 2, 1979
(#79001358)
4805 NE Antioch Rd.
39°10′53″N 94°32′52″W / 39.181389°N 94.547778°W / 39.181389; -94.547778 (Antioch Christian Church)
Kansas City
3 Armour Theatre Building June 24, 2008
(#08000560)
400-410 Armour Rd.
39°08′33″N 94°34′32″W / 39.142572°N 94.575656°W / 39.142572; -94.575656 (Armour Theatre Building)
North Kansas City
4 Arthur-Leonard Historic District January 4, 2001
(#00001608)
Roughly bounded by Ford Ave., Jewell St., Choctaw St., and Missouri St.
39°14′41″N 94°24′56″W / 39.244722°N 94.415556°W / 39.244722; -94.415556 (Arthur-Leonard Historic District)
Liberty
5 Atkins-Johnson Farmhouse Property November 7, 2007
(#07001154)
6508 N Jackson Ave.
39°12′46″N 94°31′49″W / 39.212778°N 94.530278°W / 39.212778; -94.530278 (Atkins-Johnson Farmhouse Property)
Gladstone
6 Boarding House District August 24, 2018
(#100002791)
401-608 Benton, 339-436 E Broadway, 201-223 S Francis, 105 Haynes, 309-526 Isley, 101 Linden, 110-112 Perry, 103-305 Saratoga, 000-213 Temple
39°20′28″N 94°13′04″W / 39.3412°N 94.2179°W / 39.3412; -94.2179 (Boarding House District)
Excelsior Springs
7 Clay County Savings Association Building December 28, 1992
(#92001675)
104 E. Franklin St.
39°14′50″N 94°25′08″W / 39.247222°N 94.418889°W / 39.247222; -94.418889 (Clay County Savings Association Building)
Liberty
8 Claybrook House December 21, 1981
(#81000332)
Northeast of Kearney
39°23′17″N 94°20′09″W / 39.388056°N 94.335833°W / 39.388056; -94.335833 (Claybrook House)
Kearney
9 Clinton House November 22, 1978
(#78001641)
404 S. Leonard St.
39°14′23″N 94°25′00″W / 39.239722°N 94.416667°W / 39.239722; -94.416667 (Clinton House)
Liberty
10 Colonial Hotel June 24, 2010
(#10000392)
328 E. Broadway
39°20′33″N 94°13′13″W / 39.3425°N 94.220278°W / 39.3425; -94.220278 (Colonial Hotel)
Excelsior Springs
11 Dr. James Compton House July 10, 1979
(#79003677)
5410 NE Oak Ridge Rd.
39°11′47″N 94°30′43″W / 39.196389°N 94.511944°W / 39.196389; -94.511944 (Dr. James Compton House)
Kansas City
12 Dougherty-Prospect Heights Historic District January 4, 2001
(#00001605)
Roughly bounded by Mississippi St., Gallatin St., Schrader St., and Fairview Ave.
39°14′52″N 94°25′32″W / 39.247778°N 94.425556°W / 39.247778; -94.425556 (Dougherty-Prospect Heights Historic District)
Liberty
13 Downtown Smithville Historic District April 21, 2014
(#14000159)
Roughly bounded by Bridge, Church, Commercial & Meadow Sts.
39°23′14″N 94°34′49″W / 39.387103°N 94.580359°W / 39.387103; -94.580359 (Downtown Smithville Historic District)
Smithville
14 The Elms Historic District March 31, 2014
(#14000091)
Roughly 400 blk. Regent Ave., 500 blk. Elms Blvd., 500-600 blocks Kansas City Ave.
39°20′15″N 94°13′34″W / 39.337393°N 94.226196°W / 39.337393; -94.226196 (The Elms Historic District)
Excelsior Springs
15 Elms Hotel March 29, 1985
(#85000648)
Regent and Elms Blvd.
39°20′14″N 94°13′32″W / 39.337222°N 94.225556°W / 39.337222; -94.225556 (Elms Hotel)
Excelsior Springs
16 Excelsior Springs Hall of Waters Commercial East Historic District May 27, 1999
(#99000638)
Roughly along portions of East and West Broadway and Main St.
39°20′39″N 94°13′19″W / 39.344167°N 94.221944°W / 39.344167; -94.221944 (Excelsior Springs Hall of Waters Commercial East Historic District)
Excelsior Springs
17 Excelsior Springs Hall of Waters Commercial West Historic District May 27, 1999
(#99000637)
Roughly along portions of Thompson, and St. Louis Aves.; South, Main, Marietta, and Spring Sts.; and Elms Blvd.
39°20′33″N 94°14′13″W / 39.3425°N 94.236944°W / 39.3425; -94.236944 (Excelsior Springs Hall of Waters Commercial West Historic District)
Excelsior Springs
18 First Methodist Church October 28, 2009
(#09000856)
114 N. Marietta St.
39°20′34″N 94°13′28″W / 39.342733°N 94.224356°W / 39.342733; -94.224356 (First Methodist Church)
Excelsior Springs
19 Garrison School Historic District January 4, 2001
(#00001607)
Roughly along N. Main St. and N. Water St.
39°15′14″N 94°25′14″W / 39.253889°N 94.420556°W / 39.253889; -94.420556 (Garrison School Historic District)
Liberty
20 Hall of Waters June 9, 1983
(#83000977)
201 E. Broadway
39°20′30″N 94°13′20″W / 39.341667°N 94.222222°W / 39.341667; -94.222222 (Hall of Waters)
Excelsior Springs
21 Frank Hughes Memorial Library December 28, 1992
(#92001676)
210 E. Franklin St.
39°14′50″N 94°25′03″W / 39.247222°N 94.4175°W / 39.247222; -94.4175 (Frank Hughes Memorial Library)
Liberty
22 IOOF Liberty Lodge No. 49 December 28, 1992
(#92001677)
16-18 E. Franklin St.
39°14′49″N 94°25′11″W / 39.2470°N 94.4197°W / 39.2470; -94.4197 (IOOF Liberty Lodge No. 49)
Liberty
23 James Brothers' House and Farm March 16, 1972
(#72000709)
2.25 miles (3.62 km) east of Kearney; also northeast of Kearney
39°23′36″N 94°19′18″W / 39.393333°N 94.321667°W / 39.393333; -94.321667 (James Brothers' House and Farm)
Kearney Northeast of Kearney represents a boundary increase of September 27, 1978
24 Jewell Hall September 6, 1978
(#78001642)
Jewell St. between Kansas and Mississippi Sts.
39°14′49″N 94°24′44″W / 39.246944°N 94.412222°W / 39.246944; -94.412222 (Jewell Hall)
Liberty
25 Jewell-Lightburne Historic District January 4, 2001
(#00001606)
Roughly bounded by N. Jewell St., E. Mill St., Main St. and Gordon St.
39°14′53″N 94°24′54″W / 39.248056°N 94.415°W / 39.248056; -94.415 (Jewell-Lightburne Historic District)
Liberty
26 Ligon Apartments May 17, 2010
(#10000265)
211 E Excelsior St.
39°20′34″N 94°13′18″W / 39.342730°N 94.221678°W / 39.342730; -94.221678 (Ligon Apartments)
Excelsior Springs
27 Major Hotel December 28, 1992
(#92001678)
112 E. Franklin St.
39°14′50″N 94°25′06″W / 39.247222°N 94.418333°W / 39.247222; -94.418333 (Major Hotel)
Liberty
28 Miller Building December 28, 1992
(#92001679)
2 E. Franklin St.
39°14′50″N 94°25′12″W / 39.247222°N 94.42°W / 39.247222; -94.42 (Miller Building)
Liberty
29 Missouri City Savings Bank Building and Meeting Hall July 30, 2010
(#10000507)
417-419 Main St.
39°14′18″N 94°17′39″W / 39.238333°N 94.294167°W / 39.238333; -94.294167 (Missouri City Savings Bank Building and Meeting Hall)
Missouri City
30 Mt. Memorial Cemetery April 24, 2012
(#12000231)
500 block E. Mississippi St.
39°14′56″N 94°24′45″W / 39.249003°N 94.412363°W / 39.249003; -94.412363 (Mt. Memorial Cemetery)
Liberty
31 Nebo Hill Archeological Site March 4, 1971
(#71000465)
Summit of Nebo Hill[5]
39°12′40″N 94°21′22″W / 39.211111°N 94.356111°W / 39.211111; -94.356111 (Nebo Hill Archeological Site)
Liberty
32 Odd Fellows Home District September 15, 1987
(#87001595)
MO 291
39°13′47″N 94°24′30″W / 39.229722°N 94.408333°W / 39.229722; -94.408333 (Odd Fellows Home District)
Liberty
33 Sears, Roebuck and Company Warehouse Building May 9, 1997
(#97000411)
715 Armour Rd.
39°08′32″N 94°34′17″W / 39.142222°N 94.571389°W / 39.142222; -94.571389 (Sears, Roebuck and Company Warehouse Building)
North Kansas City
34 South Liberty Courthouse Square Historic District December 28, 1992
(#92001680)
2 S. Main St., 10 E. Kansas St., 1-17 E. Kansas St.
39°14′45″N 94°25′11″W / 39.245833°N 94.419722°W / 39.245833; -94.419722 (South Liberty Courthouse Square Historic District)
Liberty
35 Watkins Mill November 13, 1966
(#66000416)
6 miles (9.7 km) northwest of Excelsior
39°24′36″N 94°15′45″W / 39.41°N 94.2625°W / 39.41; -94.2625 (Watkins Mill)
Excelsior Springs
36 West Liberty Courthouse Square Historic District December 28, 1992
(#92001681)
12-16 N. Main St.
39°14′47″N 94°25′14″W / 39.246389°N 94.420556°W / 39.246389; -94.420556 (West Liberty Courthouse Square Historic District)
Liberty
37 Wheeling Corrugating Company Building October 21, 1994
(#94001220)
820 E. 14th Ave.
39°08′04″N 94°34′14″W / 39.134444°N 94.570556°W / 39.134444; -94.570556 (Wheeling Corrugating Company Building)
North Kansas City
38 Woodneath February 17, 1978
(#78001640)
8900 NE Flintlock Rd.
39°15′12″N 94°28′03″W / 39.253333°N 94.4675°W / 39.253333; -94.4675 (Woodneath)
Kansas City
39 Wyman School July 24, 2008
(#08000695)
100 Dunbar St.
39°20′23″N 94°13′41″W / 39.339664°N 94.228169°W / 39.339664; -94.228169 (Wyman School)
Excelsior Springs

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
  2. ^ National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior, "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions", retrieved July 22, 2022.
  3. ^ Numbers represent an alphabetical ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ Logan, Brad. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Prehistoric Sites of Stranger Creek Basin, Kansas. National Park Service, 2003-12-20, 11. Accessed 2013-04-03.