National Register of Historic Places listings in Porter County, Indiana

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Location of Porter County in Indiana

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Porter County, Indiana.

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This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Porter County, Indiana, United States. Latitude and longitude coordinates are provided for many National Register properties and districts; these locations may be seen together in a map. [1]

There are 37 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county, including 1 National Historic Landmark.

Properties and districts located in incorporated areas display the name of the municipality, while properties and districts in unincorporated areas display the name of their civil township. Properties and districts split between multiple jurisdictions display the names of all jurisdictions.


    This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 4, 2022. [2]

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Current listings

[3] Name on the Register [4] ImageDate listed [5] Location City or townDescription
1 Joseph Bailly Homestead
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Joseph Bailly Homestead
October 15, 1966
(#66000005)
West of Porter on U.S. Route 20 on the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
41°37′23″N87°05′39″W / 41.623056°N 87.094167°W / 41.623056; -87.094167 (Joseph Bailly Homestead)
Porter Joseph Bailly acquired the Homestead and surrounding lands during the 1830s when the Calumet was opened to white settlement. When he died in 1835, the Homestead went to his wife.
2 Bartlett Real Estate Office
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Bartlett Real Estate Office
March 23, 2004
(#04000208)
500 S. Broadway
41°40′24″N86°59′12″W / 41.673333°N 86.986667°W / 41.673333; -86.986667 (Bartlett Real Estate Office)
Beverly Shores Within Indiana Dunes National Park.
3 Beverly Shores South Shore Railroad Station
Beverly Shores South Shore Railroad Station Beverly Shores NICTD P4080031.jpg
Beverly Shores South Shore Railroad Station
July 19, 1989
(#89000411)
Broadway Ave. and U.S. Route 12
41°40′24″N86°59′09″W / 41.673333°N 86.985833°W / 41.673333; -86.985833 (Beverly Shores South Shore Railroad Station)
Beverly Shores Beverly Shores Station is the last example of the "Insull Spanish" architecture style used for station houses along the electric railroad lines acquired by Samuel Insull in the first part of the twentieth century. Within Indiana Dunes National Park.
4 Beverly Shores-Century of Progress Architectural District
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Beverly Shores-Century of Progress Architectural District
June 30, 1986
(#86001472)
208, 210, 212, 214, and 215 Lake Front Dr.
41°41′03″N87°00′06″W / 41.684167°N 87.001667°W / 41.684167; -87.001667 (Beverly Shores-Century of Progress Architectural District)
Beverly Shores The Century of Progress Architectural District consists of five buildings, all from the Homes of Tomorrow Exhibition during the 1933 Century of Progress World's Fair which took place in Chicago. Within Indiana Dunes National Park.
5 Conrad and Catherine Bloch House
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Conrad and Catherine Bloch House
June 23, 2011
(#11000386)
608 Academy St.
41°28′25″N87°03′52″W / 41.473611°N 87.064444°W / 41.473611; -87.064444 (Conrad and Catherine Bloch House)
Valparaiso
6 George Brown Mansion
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George Brown Mansion
August 28, 1998
(#98001101)
700 W. Porter Ave.
41°36′25″N87°03′41″W / 41.606944°N 87.061389°W / 41.606944; -87.061389 (George Brown Mansion)
Chesterton
7 Chesterton Commercial Historic District
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Chesterton Commercial Historic District
September 9, 1999
(#99001102)
109-193 N. Calumet Rd. and 130-134 N. Calumet Rd.
41°36′39″N87°03′08″W / 41.610833°N 87.052222°W / 41.610833; -87.052222 (Chesterton Commercial Historic District)
Chesterton The town's location along the railroad helped industry to grow. Soon, there was a cooperage, sawmills, a washing machine factory, and an organ company. Among the better examples of the towns growth are the commercial building on the southwest corner of Broadway and Calumet Rd, and the old Chesterton Tribune Building.
8 Chesterton Residential Historic District
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Chesterton Residential Historic District
December 24, 2009
(#09001134)
Roughly a two-block area between Lincoln and W. Indiana Aves.
41°36′32″N87°03′13″W / 41.608889°N 87.053611°W / 41.608889; -87.053611 (Chesterton Residential Historic District)
Chesterton
9 Patrick and Catherine Clifford House November 16, 2021
(#100007173)
106 Washington St.
41°28′10″N87°03′40″W / 41.4694°N 87.0610°W / 41.4694; -87.0610 (Patrick and Catherine Clifford House)
Valparaiso
10 Collier Lodge Site
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Collier Lodge Site
December 24, 2009
(#09001133)
1099 Baum's Bridge Rd., southwest of Kouts [6]
41°16′32″N87°04′18″W / 41.275556°N 87.071667°W / 41.275556; -87.071667 (Collier Lodge Site)
Pleasant Township
11 Norris and Harriet Coambs Lustron House
Norris and Harriet Coambs Lustron House Norris and Harriet Coambs Lustron House.jpg
Norris and Harriet Coambs Lustron House
September 17, 1992
(#92001165)
411 Bowser Ave.
41°36′29″N87°02′44″W / 41.607917°N 87.045694°W / 41.607917; -87.045694 (Norris and Harriet Coambs Lustron House)
Chesterton
12 Dune Acres Clubhouse
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Dune Acres Clubhouse
January 25, 2007
(#06001295)
Clubhouse Dr.
41°39′08″N87°05′10″W / 41.652222°N 87.086111°W / 41.652222; -87.086111 (Dune Acres Clubhouse)
Dune Acres
13 Clinton D. Gilson Barn
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Clinton D. Gilson Barn
September 20, 1984
(#84001229)
522 W. 650S, northeast of Hebron
41°20′22″N87°09′59″W / 41.339444°N 87.166389°W / 41.339444; -87.166389 (Clinton D. Gilson Barn)
Boone Township
14 Good Fellow Club Youth Camp
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Good Fellow Club Youth Camp
August 8, 2013
(#13000593)
700 Howe Rd.
41°37′36″N87°06′02″W / 41.626667°N 87.100556°W / 41.626667; -87.100556 (Good Fellow Club Youth Camp)
Porter Within Indiana Dunes National Park.
15 Haste-Crumpacker House
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Haste-Crumpacker House
June 24, 2010
(#10000374)
208 N Michigan St.
41°28′14″N87°03′31″W / 41.470556°N 87.058611°W / 41.470556; -87.058611 (Haste-Crumpacker House)
Valparaiso
16 Heritage Hall
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Heritage Hall
July 12, 1976
(#76000016)
Campus Mall, S. College Ave.
41°27′43″N87°03′15″W / 41.461944°N 87.054167°W / 41.461944; -87.054167 (Heritage Hall)
Valparaiso Heritage Hall is the oldest building on the campus of Valparaiso University. Erected in 1875, the building was named Flint Hall after the contractor. It was renamed after Richard Aaron Heritage, head of the music department from 1878-1894.
17 Imre and Maria Horner House
Imre and Maria Horner House International Style Otto Kolb BeverlyShores Indiana P7190083.jpg
Imre and Maria Horner House
September 25, 1996
(#96001006)
2 Merrivale Ave.
41°41′32″N86°58′46″W / 41.692361°N 86.979444°W / 41.692361; -86.979444 (Imre and Maria Horner House)
Beverly Shores
18 Immanuel Lutheran Church
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Immanuel Lutheran Church
February 19, 1982
(#82000028)
308 N. Washington St.
41°28′17″N87°03′39″W / 41.471389°N 87.060833°W / 41.471389; -87.060833 (Immanuel Lutheran Church)
Valparaiso The congregation was founded in 1862 by 45 German families. The church was erected in 1891 by Henry Lemster and his son Charles.
19 Dr. David J. Loring Residence and Clinic
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Dr. David J. Loring Residence and Clinic
December 6, 1984
(#84000520)
102 Washington St.
41°28′09″N87°03′38″W / 41.469028°N 87.060556°W / 41.469028; -87.060556 (Dr. David J. Loring Residence and Clinic)
Valparaiso The Loring Residence and Clinic was the first facility built to provide medical services to the community. Dr Loring used his home as his medical office until his death in 1914.
20 William McCallum House
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William McCallum House
January 25, 2007
(#06001293)
507 E. Lincolnway
41°28′05″N87°03′14″W / 41.468056°N 87.053889°W / 41.468056; -87.053889 (William McCallum House)
Valparaiso
21 Charles S. and Mary McGill House
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Charles S. and Mary McGill House
June 25, 2013
(#13000426)
505 N. Washington St.
41°28′22″N87°03′41″W / 41.472778°N 87.061389°W / 41.472778; -87.061389 (Charles S. and Mary McGill House)
Valparaiso
22 Dr. John and Gerda Meyer House
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Dr. John and Gerda Meyer House
November 28, 2012
(#12000974)
360 W. Fairwater Ave.
41°40′52″N87°00′29″W / 41.681111°N 87.008194°W / 41.681111; -87.008194 (Dr. John and Gerda Meyer House)
Beverly Shores Within Indiana Dunes National Park.
23 New York Central Railroad Passenger Depot
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New York Central Railroad Passenger Depot
August 28, 1998
(#98001103)
220 Broadway
41°36′41″N87°03′16″W / 41.611389°N 87.054444°W / 41.611389; -87.054444 (New York Central Railroad Passenger Depot)
Chesterton
24 Nike Missile Site C47
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Nike Missile Site C47
January 21, 2000
(#99001669)
County Roads 600N and 700N, south of Portage
41°31′24″N87°10′40″W / 41.523333°N 87.177778°W / 41.523333; -87.177778 (Nike Missile Site C47)
Portage Township One of 300 Nike missile bases, and one of a dozen located around Chicago. The sites were decommissioned and sold. This is one of the more complete sites. The administrative area is used as a paintball site, while the launch site remains in government ownership.
25 Porter County Jail and Sheriff's House
Porter County Jail and Sheriff's House Valpo Old Sheriffs Hse w Jail.jpg
Porter County Jail and Sheriff's House
June 23, 1976
(#76000017)
153 Franklin St.
41°27′59″N87°03′34″W / 41.466389°N 87.059444°W / 41.466389; -87.059444 (Porter County Jail and Sheriff's House)
Valparaiso The sheriff’s residence was built in 1860. The structure is Italianate in design. It is located on East Indiana Ave, which was Mechanic Street when the house was built. The Jail was added in 1871.
26 Porter County Memorial Hall
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Porter County Memorial Hall
May 23, 1984
(#84001231)
104 Indiana Ave.
41°28′00″N87°03′33″W / 41.466667°N 87.059167°W / 41.466667; -87.059167 (Porter County Memorial Hall)
Valparaiso Originally, the Chaplain Brown GAR Post No. 106. Designed in 1892 by local architect, Charles F. Lembke, using Romanesque styling, it was built in 1892-3 to seat 100 people. It was also used as the local opera house.
27 Porter Town Hall
Porter Town Hall PorterIndiana-BuiltTownHall-circa1915-SS.jpg
Porter Town Hall
June 29, 2000
(#00000678)
303 Franklin St.
41°36′59″N87°04′20″W / 41.616250°N 87.072222°W / 41.616250; -87.072222 (Porter Town Hall)
Porter Replaced by a modern structure in 2006.
28 Read Dunes House
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Read Dunes House
December 8, 2011
(#10000858)
1453 Tremont Rd., north of Chesterton
41°38′40″N87°02′52″W / 41.644444°N 87.047778°W / 41.644444; -87.047778 (Read Dunes House)
Westchester Township Within Indiana Dunes National Park.
29 David Garland Rose House
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David Garland Rose House
July 17, 1980
(#80000030)
156 Garfield St.
41°27′59″N87°03′06″W / 41.466250°N 87.051667°W / 41.466250; -87.051667 (David Garland Rose House)
Valparaiso The David Garland Rose House was built circa 1860 in Valparaiso, Indiana, USA. This Gothic Revival house is unusual in that it is eight-sided, an octagon.
30 Eli Sigler House
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Eli Sigler House
March 21, 2011
(#11000124)
104 W. Church St.
41°19′03″N87°12′01″W / 41.317500°N 87.200278°W / 41.317500; -87.200278 (Eli Sigler House)
Hebron
31 DeForest Skinner House
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DeForest Skinner House
June 24, 2008
(#08000568)
208 Washington St.
41°28′14″N87°03′39″W / 41.470556°N 87.060833°W / 41.470556; -87.060833 (DeForest Skinner House)
Valparaiso
32 Solomon Enclave
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Solomon Enclave
April 27, 2011
(#11000220)
901, 903, 907 E. Lake Front Dr.
41°41′58″N86°57′44″W / 41.699444°N 86.962222°W / 41.699444; -86.962222 (Solomon Enclave)
Beverly Shores Within Indiana Dunes National Park.
33 Valparaiso Downtown Commercial District
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Valparaiso Downtown Commercial District
February 23, 1990
(#90000327)
Roughly bounded by Jefferson, Morgan, Indiana, and Napoleon; also the northwestern corner of the junction of Lincolnway and Napoleon St.
41°28′02″N87°03′37″W / 41.467222°N 87.060278°W / 41.467222; -87.060278 (Valparaiso Downtown Commercial District)
Valparaiso Second set of addresses represents a boundary increase of December 27, 2010
34 Valparaiso University Chapel of the Resurrection
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Valparaiso University Chapel of the Resurrection
November 16, 2021
(#100007172)
1600 Chapel Dr.
41°27′48″N87°02′32″W / 41.4633°N 87.0422°W / 41.4633; -87.0422 (Valparaiso University Chapel of the Resurrection)
Valparaiso
35 Weller House
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Weller House
April 22, 1982
(#82000029)
1200 North Rd., east of Chesterton
41°36′26″N86°57′04″W / 41.607222°N 86.951111°W / 41.607222; -86.951111 (Weller House)
Pine Township
36 Josephus Wolf House
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Josephus Wolf House
December 19, 2007
(#07001281)
453 W. 700N, northwest of Valparaiso
41°32′11″N87°09′14″W / 41.536278°N 87.153889°W / 41.536278; -87.153889 (Josephus Wolf House)
Portage Township
37 Martin Young House
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Martin Young House
March 29, 2007
(#07000208)
324 2nd St.
41°36′29″N87°03′15″W / 41.608194°N 87.054028°W / 41.608194; -87.054028 (Martin Young House)
Chesterton

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References

  1. The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
  2. National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior, "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions", retrieved March 4, 2022.
  3. 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.
  4. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  5. 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.
  6. Location derived from the relevant agenda of the Indiana Historic Preservation Review Board; the NRIS lists the site as "Address Restricted"