National Register of Historic Places listings in Putnam County, New York facts for kids
List of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Putnam County, New York
This is intended to be a complete list of properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Putnam County, New York. The locations of National Register properties and districts (at least for all showing latitude and longitude coordinates below) may be seen in a map by clicking on "Map of all coordinates". One of the properties, Manitoga, is further designated a National Historic Landmark of the United States.
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|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
|Cat Rock Rd.
||Garrison||1882 Victorian Gothic house designed for Illinois Central president William Osborn; used as honeymoon house by both his sons. One of Ralph Adams Cram's earliest works|
|N of Garrison on NY 9D
||Garrison||Outstanding example of Federal style mansion, built by States Dyckman in 1808, with many original furnishings. Moved upriver from original site at Montrose and restored after several years in state storage when FDR Veterans Hospital was built on original site.|
|3||Walter Brewster House||
||Brewster||Home of village founder; only Greek Revival home in county with a two-story colonnade|
||Garrison||Eclectic mountaintop estate built by J. Morgan Slade for William Osborn in 1881; a major Hudson Highlands landmark ever since|
|5||H. D. Champlin & Son Horseshoeing and Wagonmaking||
|286 Main St.
||Nelsonville||Late 19th-century commercial structure preserved nearly intact|
|6||Cold Spring Cemetery Gatehouse||
||Nelsonville||1862 Gothic Revival gatehouse with unusual roof styling; one of the earliest uses of that style in the Highlands|
|7||Cold Spring Historic District||
|Roughly Main, Fair, Chestnut Sts., and Paulding Ave.
||Cold Spring||Well-preserved core of late 19th-century riverside town|
|N of Garrison on Indian Brook Rd.
||Garrison||Early 19th-century gentleman farmer's complex on Hudson|
|9||J. Y. Dykman Flour and Feed Store||
|289 Main St.
||Nelsonville||Most ornate commercial building in Nelsonville, dating to mid-19th century|
|10||J. Y. Dykman Store||
|255 Main St.
||Nelsonville||Ornate facade on ca. 1890 building now used as antique map store|
||Philipstown||Former estate of New York Yankees' owner Jacob Ruppert; now Saint Basil Academy|
||Cold Spring||1860 home built for painter Thomas Prichard Rossiter; later modified by others.|
|13||First Baptist Church of Cold Spring||
||Nelsonville||Built in 1833; oldest church building in Philipstown and only frame church in Hudson Highlands|
|14||First National Bank of Brewster||
||Brewster||Intact Queen Anne-style building from late 19th century later used as by Southeast town hall; still home to some town departments|
|15||Fish and Fur Club||
|258 Main St.
||Nelsonville||1905 rustic sportsmen's clubhouse is now Nelsonville Village Hall|
|16||Garrison Grist Mill Historic District||
|Jct. of NY 9D and Lower Station Rd.
||Garrison||Four colonial-era buildings, among the oldest in Garrison, preserved amid a golf course|
|17||Garrison Landing Historic District||
|Bounded by Hudson River and NY Central RR Tracks
||Garrison||Mid-19th century commercial area by train station; used for Gay Nineties Yonkers in 1969 film version of Hello, Dolly|
|18||Garrison Union Free School||
||Garrison||K-8 school built of local stone in 1908 to house public school that dates to 1793|
||Carmel||A century and a half of graves dating from mid-18th century, including Revolutionary War spy Enoch Crosby and politician Joel Frost; unusually large collection of funerary art illustrates changes in Protestant view of death.|
|Old Manitou Rd.
||Philipstown||Ca. 1870 estate of Archibald Gracie King, designed by Cornwall firm Mead and Taft|
|12 Grove Ct.
||Cold Spring||1853 Richard Upjohn house for Cold Spring Foundry surgeon, later founder of American Medical Association|
|22||House at 249 Main Street||
|249 Main St.
||Nelsonville||Ca. 1870 home combines Italianate and Carpenter Gothic design elements|
|23||House at 3 Crown Street||
|3 Crown St.
||Nelsonville||Sophisticated 1868 Italianate brick residence|
|328 Main St.
||Nelsonville||Intact late 19th-century foundry worker housing|
|26||Indian Brook Road Historic District||
|Jct. of Indian Brook Rd. and US 9
||Garrison||Former rural hamlet of Nelson's Corner, one of the few pre-industrial ones with its plan and buildings largely intact|
|Lower Station Rd.
||Philipstown||Built in 1735; oldest house in Garrison. Used as headquarters by Israel Putnam during Revolution; later home to Richard Upjohn, whose Gothic changes were mostly removed in the 1920s.|
|Jct. of NY 9D and Manitou Rd.
||Garrison||Estate of 20th-century industrial designer Russel Wright features house designed to be sustainable and blend into landscape; one of the earliest American houses to do so. To date, Putnam County's only National Historic Landmark|
|Lane Gate Rd.
||Philipstown||1868 summer home of New York City art dealer|
||Philipstown||Evans Dick liked this 1905 Norman-style gatehouse complex to his never-completed nearby estate more than the estate itself.|
|32||Old Albany Post Road||
|Off US 9
||Philipstown||Unpaved 6.6-mile (10.6 km) section of original Albany Post Road, with original mileposts, dating to mid-17th century. One of the oldest dirt roads still in use in the U.S.|
|33||Old Southeast Church||
|N of Brewster on NY 22 off Putnam Lake Rd.
||Brewster||1794 church, renovated after 1830, is one of the few remaining buildings from Doanesville, commercial center of eastern county prior to railroad|
|34||Old Southeast Town Hall||
||Brewster||Early yet mature Colonial Revival building with Moorish Revival touches with theatre upstairs; used today by town and community groups.|
|NY 9D between Peekskill and Moffet Rds.
||Philipstown||Home of Robert Parker Parrott, inventor of the Parrott gun|
|37||Putnam County Courthouse||
|At jct. of NY 52 and NY 301
||Carmel||1814 courthouse, still used for some court offices, is second-oldest county courthouse in state still in use|
|38||Reed Memorial Library||
|2 Brewster Ave.
||Carmel||Stone Tudorbethan building erected in memory of local construction executive and benefactor; oldest library building in county|
|39||Rock Lawn and Carriage House||
|Upper Station Rd
||Garrison||1853 Richard Upjohn house is his only Italian Villa-style house in the Hudson Highlands. Hamilton Fish II resided there in late 19th century.|
|40||St. Andrew's Episcopal Church||
|26 Prospect St.
||Brewster||1903 Gothic Revival church built with donation from wealthy local benefactor; only stone church in eastern Putnam County|
|41||St. Philip's Church in the Highlands||
||Garrison||1850 Richard Upjohn-designed church; second on site where congregation dates to the 1760s. Earlier church supposedly saved from destruction by Patriot mob through personal intervention of George Washington|
|42||Taconic State Parkway||
|Linear north-south across center of county
|Putnam Valley, Carmel, Kent||Scenic divided highway planned by Franklin D. Roosevelt for state park access. Built between the 1920s and early 1960s, epitomizing peak period of parkway design. Extends through Columbia, Dutchess and Westchester counties as well.|
|43||Walter Thompson House and Carriage House||
|Snake Hill Rd.
|44||Tompkins Corners United Methodist Church||
|Peekskill Hollow Rd.
||Putnam Valley||1891 church built for one of the oldest Methodist congregations in the region has unusual L shape as a result of being built on old church's foundation.|
|45||U.S. Military Academy||
||West Point||Oldest continuously-operated military post in U.S., and alma mater of many notable American generals and Army officers.|
|46||Valhalla Highlands Historic District||
|Roughly Highland Rd., Locust, Lookout & Mountainview Drs.
||Cold Spring vicinity||Vacation community established by German/Austrian and Norwegian communities from New York City with many fine rustic wood and stone houses.|
|Cat Rock Rd.
||Garrison||1890 Queen Anne given by rail magnate Samuel Sloan to his daughter|
|48||West Point Foundry||
|Foundry Cove between NY 90 and NY Central RR tracks
||Cold Spring||Makers of cannon for U.S. Army through 19th century; director was Robert Parrott. Major reason for growth of Cold Spring and Nelsonville|
|49||West Point Foundry Archeological Site||
|Lower Station Rd.
||Garrison||Mid-19th century cottage has finest Carpenter Gothic detailing in the Hudson Highlands|
||Garrison||1854 Richard Upjohn estate house on river, later used as school and now home of the Hastings Center|
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