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Cape Disappointment Historic District


  • Vicinity: From 0.5 mi S of Ilwaco to WA-OR boundary
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1805/11/15 William Clark Explorer Corps of Discovery camp at Chinook Point where they see the Pacific Ocean for the first time Lewis and Clark Expedition
1805/11/15 Meriwether Lewis Explorer Corps of Discovery camp at Chinook Point where they see the Pacific Ocean for the first time Lewis and Clark Expedition
1805/11/25 Corps of Discovery departs from near Chinook Point and travel to a better location, now known as Fort Clatsop in Astoria, Oregon Lewis and Clark Expedition
1904/00/00

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Particulars for Cape Disappointment Historic District:
Cultural Affiliation American
Area of Significance Commerce
Area of Significance Communications
Area of Significance Engineering
Owner Federal
Structure Type Fortification
Area of Significance Historic and non-aboriginal
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Criteria Information Potential
Area of Significance Military
Level of Significance National
Owner State
Area of Significance Transportation
Historic Use Water-related



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 15th August 1975

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Cape Disappointment Historic District
Registry Address: From 0.5 mi. S of Ilwaco to WAOR boundary
Registry Number: 75001864
Resource Type: District
Owner: State, Federal
Area in Acres: 1800
Contributing Structures: 8
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Commerce, Historic and non-aboriginal, Military, Engineering, Transportation, Communications
Applicable Criteria: Event, Information Potential
Cultural Affiliation: American
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1800-1824, 1850-1874
Significant Year: 1805, 1854, 1904
Historic Function: Transportation, Defense
Historic Sub-Function: Water-related, Fortification
Current Function: Transportation, Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Park Water-related

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