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List of United States National Historic Landmarks in United States commonwealths and territories, associated states, and foreign states

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This is a list of National Historic Landmarks in U.S. commonwealths and territories, associated states, and foreign states.

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

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NHLs in U.S. commonwealths and territories

[1] Landmark name Image Date designated[2] Location Commonwealth/Territory Description
1 Blunts Point Battery May 28, 1987
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
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
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
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
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
18°28′48″N 66°13′50″W / 18.48°N 66.230556°W / 18.48; -66.230556 (Antonio Lopez)
Puerto Rico Shipwreck of the first Spanish-built steel vessel with a complete electrical lighting system, and one of the most important Spanish blockade-runners during the Spanish–American War. The shipwreck is the only known Spanish wreck in American waters from the conflict.
7 Caguana Site November 4, 1993
18°17′49″N 66°46′55″W / 18.2969°N 66.7819°W / 18.2969; -66.7819 (Caguana Site)
Puerto Rico Taíno archaeological site considered to be one of the most important Pre-Columbian sites in the West Indies.
8 Caparra Archaeological Site April 19, 1994
18°24′18″N 66°06′51″W / 18.405°N 66.114167°W / 18.405; -66.114167 (Caparra Archaeological Site)
Puerto Rico Contains the remains of the first Spanish capital of Puerto Rico, settled in 1508 and abandoned in 1521. It represents the oldest known European settlement on United States territory.
9 Casa Dra. Concha Melendez Ramirez February 27, 2013
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
San Juan
18°27′50″N 66°07′09″W / 18.463889°N 66.119167°W / 18.463889; -66.119167 (La Fortaleza)
Puerto Rico Built between 1533 and 1540 to defend the harbor of San Juan. Today it serves as the residence of the governor of Puerto Rico, and it is the oldest executive mansion in continuous use in the Americas.
11 Old San Juan Historic District February 27, 2013
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, it is the oldest colonial settlement under the United States jurisdiction.
12 Columbus Landing Site October 9, 1960
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
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
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
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
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
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 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 February 4, 1985
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
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
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
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
7°00′01″N 134°13′23″E / 7.000378°N 134.223032°E / 7.000378; 134.223032 (Peleliu Battlefield)

U.S. NHLs in foreign states

[1] Landmark name Image Date designated[2] Location State Description
1 American Legation December 17, 1982
35°47′02″N 5°48′38″W / 35.78398°N 5.81068°W / 35.78398; -5.81068 (American Legation)
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


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  1. ^ a b c 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.
  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

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