Port Townsend Historic District WA

Once a customs station on Puget Sound, the town flourished in the 1880s, but collapsed in the 1889 land speculation debacle. The district contains many fine late 19th-century commercial and residential structures.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
277345
Names
Port Townsend Historic District
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Timeline

17 May 1976
Port Townsend Historic District added to National Register of Historic Places
5 May 1977
Port Townsend Historic District designated a National Historic Landmark
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National Register Data

Port Townsend Historic District has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places with the following information. Note: some of this data may have become outdated since the listing date. View full NRHP data →

National Register ID
76001883
Date Listed
19760517
Name
Port Townsend Historic District
Other Names
See Also:Fowler House;Rothschild House;St. Paul's Episcopal
Address
Roughly bounded by Scott, Blaine, Walker, and Taft Sts., and the Waterfront
City/Town
Port Townsend
County
Jefferson
State
Washington
Category
district
Level of Significance
national
Years of Significance
1858; 1890
Areas of Significance
COMMERCE; TRANSPORTATION; EXPLORATION/SETTLEMENT; POLITICS/GOVERNMENT; ARCHITECTURE; SOCIAL HISTORY