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

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.

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
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
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
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
Northern Mariana Islands
5 Tinian Landing Beaches, Ushi Point & North Fields, Tinian Island December 30, 1985
15°04′54″N 145°37′57″E
Northern Mariana Islands
6 Antonio Lopez December 9, 1997
18°28′48″N 66°13′50″W
Puerto Rico Shipwreck site
7 Caguana Site November 4, 1993
18°17′49″N 66°46′55″W
Puerto Rico
8 Caparra Archaeological Site April 19, 1994
18°24′18″N 66°06′51″W
Puerto Rico
9 Casa Dra. Concha Melendez Ramirez February 27, 2013
San Juan
18°27′10″N 66°04′03″W
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
Puerto Rico
11 Old San Juan Historic District February 27, 2013
San Juan
18°26′44″N 66°04′33″W
Puerto Rico A well-preserved Spanish colonial city, nearly 400 years old.
12 Columbus Landing Site October 9, 1960
Saint Croix
17°46′44″N 64°45′32″W
Virgin Islands
13 Fort Christian May 5, 1977
Saint Thomas
18°20′27″N 64°55′47″W
Virgin Islands
14 Fort Frederik September 25, 1997
Saint Croix
17°42′55″N 64°53′00″W
Virgin Islands
15 St. Thomas Synagogue September 25, 1997
Saint Thomas
18°20′41″N 64°55′59″W
Virgin Islands
16 Blackbeard's Castle (Skytsborg) October 12, 1994
Saint Thomas
18°20′38″N 64°55′47″W
Virgin Islands
17 Wake Island September 16, 1985
Wake Island
19°18′00″N 166°38′00″E
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
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
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
Federated States of Micronesia
4 Truk Lagoon Underwater Fleet, Truk Atoll February 4, 1985
7°25′00″N 151°47′00″E
Federated States of Micronesia
5 Peleliu Battlefield February 4, 1985
7°00′01″N 134°13′23″E

U.S. NHLs in foreign states

[1] Landmark name Image Date designated[2] Location State Description
1 American Legation December 17, 1982
35°47′17″N 5°48′32″E
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


  1. Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  2. 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.
  • "National Historic Landmarks Survey: List of National Historic Landmarks by State" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2007. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  • National Historic Landmarks Program, at National Park Service
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