National Register of Historic Places I’ve visted

I’ve lived in California, Virginia and North Carolina. Also while on business or vacation I’ve visited a couple of other states. Looking at I think I’m as surprised about what isn’t on there as what is. I’m only counting places I’ve set foot in. Buildings I must have toured or at least walked into.

New York

  • Empire State Building, NYC
  • Macy’s, NYC
  • Rockefeller Center, NYC


  • Reading Terminal, Philadelphia
  • Independence Hall, Philadelphia


  • B&O Transportation Museum, Baltimore
  • Spacecraft Magnetic Test Facility, GSFC, Greenbelt
  • United States Naval Academy, Annapolis

Washington D.C.

  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Canadian Embassy
  • Capitol Hill Historic District
  • Corcoran Gallery of Art
  • Constitution Hall
  • Georgetown Historic District
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Fords Theater
  • Masonic Temple
  • National Mall
  • National Archives
  • National Portrait Gallery
  • National Zoological Park


  • Alexandria Historic District
  • Berkley Plantatino, Charles City County
  • Confederate Capitol, Richmond
  • State Capitol, Richmond
  • The Homestead, Hot Springs
  • Kenmore, Fredericksburg
  • Carl’s, Fredericksburg
  • Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battlefields Memorial National Military Park
  • Monument Ave, Richmond
  • Rising Sun Tavern, Fredericksburg
  • Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park
  • Williamsburg Historic District
  • George Washington’s Birthplace National Monument, Westmoreland County
  • Stratford Hall, Westmoreland County
  • Ingleside, Oak Grove
  • Rendezvous Docking Simulator, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton

North Carolina

  • Apex Historic District
  • Apex Union Depot (used to be our library)
  • Biltmore Estate, Ashville
  • Bodie Island Light Station, Nags Head
  • Capitol Area Historic District, Raleigh
  • North Carolina State Capitol Building
  • Cape Hatteras Light, Buxton
  • Cary Historic District
  • Joseph Daniels House, Raleigh
  • Page Walker Hotel, Cary
  • Peace College Main Building, Raleigh
  • Fayetteville St Historic District, Raleigh
  • Fort Fisher, New Hanover County
  • Moore Square Historic District, Raleigh
  • North Carolina Executive Mansion, Raleigh (yes we’ve been in)
  • USS North Carolina, Wilmington
  • Old Salem, Winston-Salem
  • Pinehurst Historic District, Pinehurst
  • State Capitol, Raleigh
  • Wright Brothers National Memorial, Kill Devil Hills

South Carolina

  • Charleston Historic District
  • Fort Sumter


  • Savannah Historic District


  • Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales
  • Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
  • Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center
  • Press Site–Clock and Flag Pole, Kennedy Space Center
  • Vehicle Assembly Building, Kennedy Space Center


  • Adler Planetarium, Chicago
  • Chicago Board of Trade
  • Columbus Park, Chicago
  • Sears Tower, Chicago
  • U-505, Chicago
  • Wrigley Field, Chicago


  • Alcatraz, San Francisco
  • Old Sacramento Historic District
  • State Capitol Building
  • San Francisco Cable Cars
  • Santa Barbara Mission
  • Mission San Buenaventura, Ventura
  • Oxnard Public Library

Virgin Islands

  • Charlotte Amalie Historic District
  • Virgin Islands National Park

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