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Published: Friday, July 6, 2012, 12:01 a.m.

Designated historic sites in Snohomish County

  • Green Mountain Fire Lookout

    Washington Trust for Historic Preservation

    Green Mountain Fire Lookout

The Green Mountain fire lookout in the Glacier Peak Wilderness of Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is on the National Register of Historic Places. But its very existence is seen by some as a violation of the Wilderness Act. The legal tussle over the structure's fate begs clarification. There are more than 80,000 such properties nationwide and dozens in Snohomish County. Are they protected from development, modification or demolition? No, it turns out.

The list

Since 1966, the National Register of Historic Places Program under the National Park Service has aimed "to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate and protect America's historic and archeological resources." There's a lengthy process to add a place or building to the list, and listed status brings certain tax and funding advantages. But listed status doesn't protect property from development or even demolition. Says the Park Service website: "National Register listing places no obligations on private property owners. There are no restrictions on the use, treatment, transfer, or disposition of private property." Click here to see a photo gallery of some of the historic places.
LandmarkYear listedLocation
Schooner Equator197214th Street Yacht Basin, Everett
Red Men Hall1973Index Avenue at Sixth Street, Index
Andrew Carnegie Library1973118 Fifth Ave. N., Edmonds
D.O. Pearson House1973Pearson and Market streets, Stanwood
Snohomish Historic District1974Roughly bounded by Avenue E, Fifth Street, Union Avenue, the railroad line and the Snohomish River, Snohomish
Rucker House1975412 Laurel Drive, Everett
Everett Carnegie Library19753001 Oakes Ave., Everett
Snohomish County Courthouse1975Wetmore Avenue between Wall Street and Pacific Avenue, Everett
Tulalip Indian Agency Office19763901 Mission Beach Road, Tulalip Reservation
Indian Shaker Church1976North Meridan Avenue, Tulalip Reservation
Swalwell Block and Adjoining Commercial Buildings19762901-2909 and 2915 Hewitt Avenue, Everett
Monte Cristo Hotel19761507 Wall St., Everett
St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church1976Mission Beach Road, Marysville
U.S. Post Office and Customshouse19763006 Colby Ave., Everett
McCabe Building19773120 Hewitt Ave., Everett
Mukilteo Light Station1977Highway 525, Mukilteo
Swalwell Cottage19782712 Pine St., Everett
Community Center and War Memorial Building19791611 Everett Ave., Everett
Horseshoe Bend Placer Claim1981North of Sultan
Marysville Opera House19821225 3rd St., Marysville
Keeler's Korner198216401 Highway 99, Lynnwood
Verlot Ranger Station1986Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Granite Falls
Roland Hartley House19862320 Rucker Ave., Everett
Weyerhaeuser Office Building19861710 W. Marine View Drive, Everett
Evergreen Mountain Lookout1987Skykomish Ranger District, Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
Three Fingers Lookout1987Darrington Ranger District, Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
Miners Ridge Lookout1987Darrington Ranger District in Glacier Peak Wilderness area, five miles west of Pacific Crest Trail
Green Mountain Lookout1988Darrington Ranger District, Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
Rucker Hill Historic District1989Roughly bounded by 32nd Street, Tulalip Avenue, Bell Avenue, Snohomish Avenue, Laurel Drive and Warren Street in Everett
Floral Hall1990Forest Park, Everett
Everett City Hall19903002 Wetmore Ave., Everett
Everett Fire Station No. 219902801 Oakes Ave., Everett
Suiattle Guard Station1990Suiattle River east of Buck Creek, Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
Darrington Ranger Station19911405 Emmens St., Darrington
Commerce Building19921801 Hewitt Ave., Everett
Winningham Farm19943214 228th St. SE, Bothell
North Creek School199422711 31st Ave. SE, Bothell
Grimm House19952002 Hartford Drive, Lake Stevens
Bates-Tanner Farm19953420 240th St. SE, Bothell
Naval Auxiliary Air Station199518204 59th Dr. NE, Arlington Municipal Airport
Everett High School19972400 Colby Ave., Everett
Butler-Jackson House19981703 Grand Ave., Everett
Stanwood IOOF Public Hall200227128 102nd Ave. NW, Stanwood
Point Elliott Treaty Monument2004Lincoln Avenue and Third Street, Mukilteo
North Coast Casket Company Building20061210 W. Marine View Drive, Everett
Trafton School200612616 Jim Creek Road, Arlington
Hewitt Avenue Historic District20101620-1915 Hewitt Ave. and portions of Wetmore, Rockefeller, Oakes and Lombard avenues, Everett

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