National Register of Historic Places

Historic Documentation Company, Inc. prepares National Register Nominations, National Historic Landmark Nominations and Multiple Property Documentation Forms for individual properties, specialized property types, and historic districts. Our experience includes residential, commercial, industrial, military and maritime resources.

Our nominations are prepared in strict accordance with National Park Service guidelines and include large high-quality archival photographs that meet the 75-year permanence standard defined in the National Park Service's new (March 2005)  photographic guidelines. 

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National Register Listing Guidelines

National Historic Landmark Nomination Guidelines

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Work in Progress
Eagleville/Jefferson Mills Historic District
Located in Holden, Massachusetts, the present village of Jefferson - first known as Eagleville - is a compact grouping of housing and commercial buildings originally associated with the surviving 19th and 20th century brick mill complex. The Eagle saw and grist mill was on the mill site by 1806 and by 1832 a cotton factory was in operation. Jefferson Manufacturing Company purchased the property in 1893 and operated until 1940; later owners wove cloth there until 1969. Our work entails the preparation of a National Register District nomination.


Just Completed
Hunter-Hattenburg House, Kankakee, Illinois
This large, richly embellished Queen Anne residence was built on the bank of the Kankakee River by lawyer William R. Hunter in 1898. Its asymmetric plan, massing and mixture of Classical and English architectural features represent the late 19th and early 20th century American interpretation of the style. Largely unaltered, Walter and Lisa Sanford purchased and then meticulously restored the house over several years. Although located in the Riverview National Register District, the house was individually listed in the Register in 2008 for its exceptional architectural characteristics.


USS X-1 Midget Submarine, Groton, CT
The X-1 was an experimental sub built in 1955 for clandestine Cold War operations. It was closely modeled after the British X-subs developed after WWII in response to the successes of the Italian and Japanese midget subs during the war. Nominated for the US Naval Submarine Force Museum, Groton. More information:
USS X-1 and HA-8 Japanese Midget Subs Project Sheet

Pax River Naval Air Station Hangars
Five World War II aircraft hangars were individually nominated to the National Register. The three double barrel concrete hangars are early and important examples of post-tensioned thin-shell concrete technology, also known as stressed-skin. The patented technology was used widely after the War for domestic architecture as a result of its successful use by the Navy.


Fort H. G. Wright, Fishers Island, NY
Fort Wright is a largely intact World War II harbor defense complex built in 1940-42 as a key element in the Harbor Defenses of Long Island Sound and the larger  Eastern Defense Shield. The primary battery housed two 16-inch Mark II Naval guns. The Command Post, pictured, coordinated all military operations in the Sound during the war. Ballistic missiles developed after WWII made coastal fortifications obsolete.