National Register of Historic Places listings in Carbon County, Pennsylvania

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Location of Carbon County in Pennsylvania

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Carbon County, Pennsylvania.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Carbon County, Pennsylvania, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in a map.[1]

There are 14 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county. Two sites are further designated as National Historic Landmarks.

          This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted November 25, 2022.[2]

Map all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap 
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Current listings[edit]

[3] Name on the Register Image Date listed[4] Location City or town Description
1 Carbon County Jail
Carbon County Jail
November 8, 1974
128 Broadway Street
40°51′50″N 75°44′49″W / 40.863889°N 75.746944°W / 40.863889; -75.746944 (Carbon County Jail)
Jim Thorpe John Haviland & Henry Bowman, architects.
2 Carbon County Section of the Lehigh Canal
Carbon County Section of the Lehigh Canal
August 10, 1979
Along the Lehigh River
40°49′03″N 75°40′08″W / 40.8175°N 75.668889°W / 40.8175; -75.668889 (Carbon County Section of the Lehigh Canal)
Bowmanstown, Franklin Township, Jim Thorpe, Lower Towamensing Township, Palmerton, Parryville, and Weissport Extends into Lehigh Township and Walnutport in Northampton County
3 Central Railroad of New Jersey Station
Central Railroad of New Jersey Station
January 1, 1976
Susquehanna Street
40°51′46″N 75°44′19″W / 40.862778°N 75.738611°W / 40.862778; -75.738611 (Central Railroad of New Jersey Station)
Jim Thorpe Wilson Brothers & Company, architects.
4 The Grotto-Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine
The Grotto-Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine
September 20, 2019
15 E. Garibaldi Ave.
40°52′09″N 75°48′55″W / 40.8691°N 75.8152°W / 40.8691; -75.8152 (The Grotto-Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine)
5 Lansford Historic District
Lansford Historic District
September 4, 2012
Roughly bounded by Snyder Avenue, Cortright, East, and Water Streets
40°49′53″N 75°53′00″W / 40.831389°N 75.883333°W / 40.831389; -75.883333 (Lansford Historic District)
6 Little Gap Covered Bridge
Little Gap Covered Bridge
December 1, 1980
South of Little Gap on Township 376
40°49′52″N 75°31′22″W / 40.831111°N 75.522778°W / 40.831111; -75.522778 (Little Gap Covered Bridge)
Lower Towamensing Township
7 Mauch Chunk Switchback Railway
Mauch Chunk Switchback Railway
June 3, 1976
Between Ludlow Street in Summit Hill and F.A.P. 209 in Jim Thorpe
40°50′58″N 75°47′46″W / 40.849444°N 75.796111°W / 40.849444; -75.796111 (Mauch Chunk Switchback Railway)
Jim Thorpe, Nesquehoning, and Summit Hill
8 Nesquehoning High School
Nesquehoning High School
November 21, 2003
120–124 East Catawissa Street
40°51′55″N 75°48′35″W / 40.865278°N 75.809722°W / 40.865278; -75.809722 (Nesquehoning High School)
9 Old Mauch Chunk Historic District
Old Mauch Chunk Historic District
November 10, 1977
Broadway, Susquehanna, Race, and High Streets
40°51′44″N 75°44′35″W / 40.862222°N 75.743056°W / 40.862222; -75.743056 (Old Mauch Chunk Historic District)
Jim Thorpe
10 Asa Packer Mansion
Asa Packer Mansion
December 30, 1974
Packer Road
40°51′50″N 75°44′16″W / 40.863889°N 75.737778°W / 40.863889; -75.737778 (Asa Packer Mansion)
Jim Thorpe Attributed to Samuel Sloan, architect.
11 Harry Packer Mansion
Harry Packer Mansion
November 20, 1974
Packer Road
40°51′53″N 75°44′17″W / 40.864722°N 75.738056°W / 40.864722; -75.738056 (Harry Packer Mansion)
Jim Thorpe Addison Hutton, architect.
12 Palmerton Historic District
Palmerton Historic District
January 19, 2018
Roughly bounded by Ave. A, Harvard Ave., 8th & Tomb Sts.
40°48′16″N 75°36′32″W / 40.804410°N 75.608971°W / 40.804410; -75.608971 (Palmerton Historic District)
13 St. Mark's Episcopal Church
St. Mark's Episcopal Church
July 26, 1977
Race and Susquehanna Streets
40°51′46″N 75°44′21″W / 40.862778°N 75.739167°W / 40.862778; -75.739167 (St. Mark's Episcopal Church)
Jim Thorpe Richard Upjohn, architect.
14 Summit Hill High School
Summit Hill High School
February 16, 2001
124 West Hazard Street
40°49′34″N 75°52′29″W / 40.826111°N 75.874722°W / 40.826111; -75.874722 (Summit Hill High School)
Summit Hill

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  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 November 25, 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. ^ 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.