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Identification:

Preferred Structure Name:
Kern Canyon Ranger Station
Structure Number:
038
Other Structure Name(s):
 
Other Structure Name(s)
1. 
Conterno Camp
2. 
Lewis Camp
Park:
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks
Historic District:
 
Historic District
No records.
Structure State:
California
Structure County:
Tulare
Region:
Pacific West
Cluster:
Pacific Great Basin
Administrative Unit:
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks
LCS ID:
009505
 
Historical Significance:

National Register Status:
Undetermined
National Historic Landmark?:
No
Significance Level:
Not Evaluated
Short Significance Description:
Building is a well preserved example of early NPS rustic architecture. Associated w/ formative years of NPS architectural policies & techniques which were at heart of the development of agency. Contributes to a potential Kern Canyon historic district
 
Construction Period:

Construction Period:
Historic
Chronology:
 
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year CE/BCE
End Year
End Year CE/BCE
Designer
Designer Occupation
1. 
Built
1927
CE


NPS
Architect
2. 
Rehabilitated
1952
CE


NPS
Other
 
Function and Use:

Primary Historic Function:
Ranger Station
Primary Current Use:
Administrative Office (HDQS)
Structure Contains Museum Collections?:
No
Other Functions or Uses:
 
Other Function(s) or Use(s)
Historic or Current
No records.
 
Physical Description:

Structure Type:
Building
Volume:
2,000 - 20,000 cubic feet
Material(s):
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)
1. 
Foundation
Wood
2. 
Roof
Shingle
3. 
Framing
Log
4. 
Walls
Log
Short Physical Description:
2-room cabin, 22'x24', constructed of logs cut on site & hand hewn lumber. Saddle notched logs w/ plaster & wood chinking. Gable roof's overhang creates large ft porch supported by timber post. Stone fireplace at south gable end.