National Register of Historic Places listings in Franklin County, Maine

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Franklin County, Maine.

Location of Franklin County in Maine

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Franklin County, Maine, 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 47 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county. Two properties were once listed, but have been removed.


          This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted August 5, 2022.[2]

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Current listingsEdit

[3] Name on the Register[4] Image Date listed[5] Location City or town Description
1 Arnold Trail to Quebec October 1, 1969
(#69000018)
Along the Kennebec River, through Wayman and Flagstaff lakes along the Dead River and Chain of Ponds to Quebec
44°40′49″N 69°59′18″W / 44.6803°N 69.9883°W / 44.6803; -69.9883 (Arnold Trail to Quebec)
Coburn Gore Extends through Franklin, Kennebec, Sagadahoc, and Somerset counties
2 Barn on Lot 8, Range G August 24, 2011
(#11000581)
816 Foster Hill Rd.
44°51′29″N 70°13′20″W / 44.8581°N 70.2222°W / 44.8581; -70.2222 (Barn on Lot 8, Range G)
Freeman Township
3 Bass Boarding House April 7, 1988
(#88000396)
Canal St.
44°35′12″N 70°13′58″W / 44.5867°N 70.2328°W / 44.5867; -70.2328 (Bass Boarding House)
Wilton Now the Wilton Farm and Home Museum.
4 Ora Blanchard House January 15, 1980
(#80000215)
Main St.
45°08′32″N 70°26′42″W / 45.1422°N 70.445°W / 45.1422; -70.445 (Ora Blanchard House)
Stratton
5 John G. Coburn Farm April 11, 2002
(#02000347)
434 Carthage Road (Route 162), just north of the Webb River
44°37′36″N 70°28′36″W / 44.6267°N 70.4767°W / 44.6267; -70.4767 (John G. Coburn Farm)
Carthage Mis-listed as "John G. Coburn", on River Road.
6 Coplin Plantation Schoolhouse September 11, 1997
(#97001132)
State Route 16 approximately 4.5 miles southwest of its junction with State Route 27
45°05′32″N 70°29′55″W / 45.0922°N 70.4986°W / 45.0922; -70.4986 (Coplin Plantation Schoolhouse)
Coplin Plantation
7 Cutler Memorial Library November 2, 1973
(#73000104)
Academy and High Sts.
44°40′09″N 70°08′55″W / 44.6692°N 70.1486°W / 44.6692; -70.1486 (Cutler Memorial Library)
Farmington
8 Farmington Historic District January 20, 1995
(#94001551)
Roughly bounded by High, Academy, Anson, and Grove Sts.
44°40′14″N 70°08′58″W / 44.6706°N 70.1494°W / 44.6706; -70.1494 (Farmington Historic District)
Farmington Boundary decrease (listed 4/27/2010)
9 First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ July 25, 1974
(#74000149)
235 Main St.
44°40′04″N 70°09′00″W / 44.6678°N 70.15°W / 44.6678; -70.15 (First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ)
Farmington
10 Franklin County Courthouse October 6, 1983
(#83003641)
Main and Anson Sts.
44°40′17″N 70°09′08″W / 44.6714°N 70.1522°W / 44.6714; -70.1522 (Franklin County Courthouse)
Farmington
11 Free Will Baptist Meetinghouse August 28, 1973
(#73000264)
219 Main St.
44°40′08″N 70°09′03″W / 44.6689°N 70.1508°W / 44.6689; -70.1508 (Free Will Baptist Meetinghouse)
Farmington Now a garage.
12 Goodspeed Memorial Library January 5, 1989
(#88003019)
104 Main St.
44°35′16″N 70°13′51″W / 44.5878°N 70.2308°W / 44.5878; -70.2308 (Goodspeed Memorial Library)
Wilton
13 Greenacre October 29, 1982
(#82000422)
17 Court St.
44°40′24″N 70°08′53″W / 44.6733°N 70.1481°W / 44.6733; -70.1481 (Greenacre)
Farmington
14 Isabel and Chester Greenwood House July 12, 1978
(#78000160)
112 Hill Street
44°39′39″N 70°08′52″W / 44.6608°N 70.1478°W / 44.6608; -70.1478 (Isabel and Chester Greenwood House)
Farmington
15 The Herbert March 26, 2018
(#100002226)
246 Main St.
44°57′31″N 70°09′16″W / 44.9587°N 70.1545°W / 44.9587; -70.1545 (The Herbert)
Kingfield
16 Holmes-Crafts Homestead April 26, 1973
(#73000105)
Old N. Jay Rd. on State Route 4
44°31′08″N 70°13′28″W / 44.5189°N 70.2244°W / 44.5189; -70.2244 (Holmes-Crafts Homestead)
North Jay Owned by the local historical society.
17 Frank Hutchins House December 29, 1986
(#86003532)
High St.
44°57′27″N 70°09′17″W / 44.9576°N 70.1546°W / 44.9576; -70.1546 (Frank Hutchins House)
Kingfield Home to the local historical society.
18 Jay-Niles Memorial Library March 13, 1987
(#87000414)
State Route 4
44°32′53″N 70°14′17″W / 44.5481°N 70.2381°W / 44.5481; -70.2381 (Jay-Niles Memorial Library)
North Jay
19 Little Red Schoolhouse February 23, 1972
(#72000070)
Franklin Agricultural Society Fairgrounds[6]
44°39′46″N 70°08′23″W / 44.6627°N 70.1398°W / 44.6627; -70.1398 (Little Red Schoolhouse)
Farmington Originally on Wilton Road; moved to fairgrounds in 2007.
20 Madrid Village Schoolhouse December 14, 1995
(#95001460)
Western side of Reeds Mills Rd., 0.05 miles north of its junction with State Route 4
44°51′53″N 70°27′45″W / 44.8647°N 70.4625°W / 44.8647; -70.4625 (Madrid Village Schoolhouse)
Madrid
21 Maine Woods Office November 10, 1980
(#80000216)
Main St.
44°49′27″N 70°20′55″W / 44.824167°N 70.348611°W / 44.824167; -70.348611 (Maine Woods Office)
Phillips Now the Phillips Community House.
22 McCleary Farm April 7, 1989
(#89000253)
S. Strong Rd.
44°45′50″N 70°12′34″W / 44.763889°N 70.209444°W / 44.763889; -70.209444 (McCleary Farm)
Strong
23 Merrill Hall January 23, 1980
(#80000217)
Maine and Academy Sts.
44°40′09″N 70°08′58″W / 44.669167°N 70.149444°W / 44.669167; -70.149444 (Merrill Hall)
Farmington
24 Morrill Homestead April 12, 2022
(#100007580)
17 Lucy Knowles Rd.
44°37′08″N 70°04′33″W / 44.6190°N 70.0758°W / 44.6190; -70.0758 (Morrill Homestead)
Chesterville
25 New Sharon Congregational Church June 20, 1985
(#85001261)
State Route 134
44°38′10″N 70°00′50″W / 44.636111°N 70.013889°W / 44.636111; -70.013889 (New Sharon Congregational Church)
New Sharon
26 Nordica Homestead December 23, 1969
(#69000006)
North of Farmington on Holly Rd. off State Route 27
44°41′42″N 70°08′43″W / 44.695°N 70.145278°W / 44.695; -70.145278 (Nordica Homestead)
Farmington Now a museum.
27 North Jay Grange Store October 23, 1974
(#74000150)
State Route 17
44°33′15″N 70°14′09″W / 44.554167°N 70.235833°W / 44.554167; -70.235833 (North Jay Grange Store)
North Jay
28 William F. Norton House July 8, 1982
(#82000741)
1 Stanley Ave.
44°57′39″N 70°09′06″W / 44.960833°N 70.151667°W / 44.960833; -70.151667 (William F. Norton House)
Kingfield
29 Old Union Meetinghouse October 30, 1973
(#73000106)
U.S. Route 2
44°37′26″N 70°04′40″W / 44.623889°N 70.077778°W / 44.623889; -70.077778 (Old Union Meetinghouse)
Farmington
30 Oquossoc Log Church July 19, 1984
(#84001368)
State Route 4
44°58′00″N 70°46′14″W / 44.966667°N 70.770556°W / 44.966667; -70.770556 (Oquossoc Log Church)
Rangeley
31 Orgone Energy Observatory January 29, 1999
(#98001602)
Western side of Dodge Pond Rd., 0.65 miles north of the junction of State Routes 4/16
44°58′54″N 70°43′05″W / 44.981667°N 70.718056°W / 44.981667; -70.718056 (Orgone Energy Observatory)
Rangeley Now the William/Wilhelm Reich Museum.
32 Phillips High School March 23, 2021
(#100006335)
96 Main St.
44°49′27″N 70°20′39″W / 44.8243°N 70.3443°W / 44.8243; -70.3443 (Phillips High School)
Phillips
33 Porter-Bell-Brackley Estate November 10, 1980
(#80000218)
Lower Main St.
44°48′16″N 70°13′14″W / 44.804444°N 70.220556°W / 44.804444; -70.220556 (Porter-Bell-Brackley Estate)
Strong
34 Hiram Ramsdell House December 4, 1973
(#73000107)
High and Perham Sts.
44°40′17″N 70°08′59″W / 44.671389°N 70.149722°W / 44.671389; -70.149722 (Hiram Ramsdell House)
Farmington
35 Rangeley Tavern March 22, 2018
(#100002227)
2443 Main St.
44°57′49″N 70°38′27″W / 44.963606°N 70.640832°W / 44.963606; -70.640832 (Rangeley Tavern)
Rangeley
36 Rangeley Trust Company Building July 13, 1989
(#89000846)
Main St.
44°57′50″N 70°38′32″W / 44.963889°N 70.642222°W / 44.963889; -70.642222 (Rangeley Trust Company Building)
Rangeley Now the local historical society museum.
37 Rangeley Public Library July 12, 1978
(#78000161)
Lake St.
44°57′53″N 70°38′38″W / 44.964722°N 70.643889°W / 44.964722; -70.643889 (Rangeley Public Library)
Rangeley
38 Salem Town House (Former) August 5, 2005
(#05000795)
State Route 142
44°54′05″N 70°16′35″W / 44.901389°N 70.276389°W / 44.901389; -70.276389 (Salem Town House (Former))
Salem
39 Temple Intervale School February 8, 1985
(#85000240)
Temple Intervale
44°41′54″N 70°14′45″W / 44.698333°N 70.245833°W / 44.698333; -70.245833 (Temple Intervale School)
Temple
40 Thompson's Bridge March 22, 1991
(#91000321)
Over Thompson's Creek off the northern side of State Route 43 at the Franklin-Somerset county line
44°43′36″N 70°00′25″W / 44.726667°N 70.006944°W / 44.726667; -70.006944 (Thompson's Bridge)
Allen's Mills
41 Tufts House May 8, 1979
(#79000130)
Southeast of Farmington on U.S. Route 2
44°38′10″N 70°05′35″W / 44.636111°N 70.093056°W / 44.636111; -70.093056 (Tufts House)
Farmington
42 Union Church July 13, 1989
(#89000844)
Main and Pleasant Sts.
44°49′24″N 70°20′23″W / 44.823333°N 70.339722°W / 44.823333; -70.339722 (Union Church)
Phillips
43 Upper Dallas School February 9, 1990
(#89002345)
Saddleback Rd.
44°57′55″N 70°36′08″W / 44.965278°N 70.602222°W / 44.965278; -70.602222 (Upper Dallas School)
Dallas Plantation
44 U.S. Inspection Station-Coburn Gore, Maine September 10, 2014
(#14000558)
ME 27
45°22′43″N 70°48′25″W / 45.3785°N 70.8070°W / 45.3785; -70.8070 (U.S. Inspection Station-Coburn Gore, Maine)
Coburn Gore
45 Weld Town Hall June 27, 2007
(#07000597)
17 School St.
44°41′51″N 70°25′12″W / 44.6975°N 70.42°W / 44.6975; -70.42 (Weld Town Hall)
Weld
46 Capt. Joel Whitney House April 22, 2003
(#03000293)
8 Pleasant St.
44°49′22″N 70°20′24″W / 44.822778°N 70.34°W / 44.822778; -70.34 (Capt. Joel Whitney House)
Phillips Home to the Phillips Historical Society.
47 Amos G. Winter House May 3, 1976
(#76000191)
Winter's Hill off State Route 27
44°57′33″N 70°09′37″W / 44.959167°N 70.160278°W / 44.959167; -70.160278 (Amos G. Winter House)
Kingfield

Former listingsEdit

[3] Name on the Register Image Date listedDate removed Location City or town Description
1 Jacob Abbott House November 26, 1973
(#73000103)
April 27, 2010 State Route 27
44°39′56″N 70°08′52″W / 44.6656°N 70.1478°W / 44.6656; -70.1478 (Jacob Abbott House)
Farmington
2 New Sharon Bridge September 24, 1999
(#99001189)
July 14, 2015 South of U.S. Route 2 over the Sandy River
44°38′16″N 70°00′56″W / 44.637778°N 70.015556°W / 44.637778; -70.015556 (New Sharon Bridge)
New Sharon Demolished on February 27, 2014.[7]

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 August 5, 2022.
  3. ^ a b 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. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. April 24, 2008.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ "Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Education".
  7. ^ "New Sharon Bridge comes down with dynamite and jackhammer". Sun Journal (Lewiston, Maine). February 28, 2014. p. B 2. Retrieved July 6, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.