National Register Nominations

National Register listings identify historically significant buildings, districts, structures, sites, and objects and document their significance. Listings can help build community pride in the history of that community and its built environment. Historic districts can be centers of heritage tourism that help spur economic vitality. Such listings and the related documentation can serve as educational tools to help the community understand why these properties are important and as planning tools to help guide future work in their rehabilitation and stewardship. Listed properties are also identified early in the planning process for

St. Regis Presbyterian Church was recently added to the State and National Register of Historic Places.

Federally funded and permitted projects as well as some state involved projects. Listed properties on the National Register are eligible to apply for the state homeowner tax credit and/or the state and federal commercial historic rehabilitation tax credits. Finally, listing on the National Register make applicable property owners (not-for-profit organizations and municipalities) eligible to apply for New York State historic preservation grants. Other grants, also requiring listing, may be available through other public and private sources. Properties that meet the criteria for registers listing receive a measure of protection from state and federal undertakings regardless of their listing status. State and federal agencies must consult with the SHPO to avoid, minimize, or mitigate adverse effects to listed or eligible properties.

More information on listing a property to the National Register can be found at

For more than 20 years the AARCH staff has prepared National Register of Historic Places nominations. Our work takes all across the region. Some completed projects include:

  • Childwold Presbyterian Church
  • Whiteface Veteran’s Memorial Highway
  • Wellscroft Lodge (Upper Jay)
  • Wells Memorial Library (Upper Jay)
  • Essex County Fairgrounds (Westport)
  • Williams on Long Point (Raquette Lake)
  • Flat Rock Camp (Willsboro)
  • Knollwood (Wanakena)
  • Heyworth-Mason Building (Peru)
  • Debar Pond Lodge (Duane)
  • Town of Willsboro Reconnaissance Survey
  • Crown Point historic district
  • Saranac Lake (Helen Hill) historic district
  • Saranac Lake (Berkeley Square) district
  • Lyons Road Schoolhouse (Peru)
  • Malone Downtown historic district
  • Keene Valley Country Club
  • Hague Baptist Church
  • Echo Farm (Essex)
  • Gooley Club
  • Northbrook Lodge
  • The Hedges
  • The Uplands
  • Hurricane Mountain Fire Tower
  • Regis Presbyterian Church
  • Lake Champlain Bridge


For more information: NR Info sheet from OPRHP