Placerville Historic District

Roughly bounded by townsite limits, Placerville, Idaho


Hiatt Property, West bank of Woof Creek

1. View of Hiatt-Stricklin property showing house in gulch with adjacent forest. Note front gable end with porch, rock retaining wall, facing northeast

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Street View 


The Hiatt property is significant under Criteria A because it is associated with mining as a broad theme that is important to the local, regional and state-wide history and settlement of Idaho. It is also significant under Criteria C as an example of vernacular architecture. Nearby buildings in Placerville were nominated to the National Register of Historic Places as the Placerville Historic District based on their architecture. The Hiatt house was listed as contributory to the Placerville Historic District in the survey conducted in 1982. The Idaho State Historic Preservation Office (ISHPO) Architectural Historian evaluated the house as significant for the reasons noted above. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS ID-117)

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 7, 1984
Reference number
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Colonial Revival; Victorian: Queen Anne
Areas of significance
Exploration/Settlement; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Restaurant; Specialty store
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1925-1949
Significant years
ca. 1862; 1899
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 32
Non-contributing buildings: 17

Update Log 

  • June 26, 2018: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger



Placerville Historic District
Posted April 10, 2014, by Ann (kenanngerb [at] yahoo [dot] com)

You will not find this landmark. The BLM burned it to the ground in about 1996, without any compensation to the owners.

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Placerville Historic District
Posted February 25, 2013, by A Stricklin (kenanngerb [at] yahoo [dot] com)

You may as well remove this from your 'landmarks'... the BLM burned it to the ground in the mid-90's. It didn't fit the 'criteria'.