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Identification:

Preferred Structure Name:
Grant Grove Lodge Tent Cabin 309
Structure Number:
309
Other Structure Name(s):
 
Other Structure Name(s)
No records.
Park:
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks
Historic District:
 
Historic District
1. 
General Grant National Park Historic District
Structure State:
California
Structure County:
Tulare
Region:
Pacific West
Cluster:
Pacific Great Basin
Administrative Unit:
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks
LCS ID:
373680
 
Historical Significance:

National Register Status:
Determined Eligible - SHPO
National Register Date:
12/29/1998
National Historic Landmark?:
No
Significance Level:
Contributing
Short Significance Description:
The proposed General Grant National Park Historic District was determined to be significant for criteria A and C; period of significance 1890-1947. The level of significance was not established in the DOE.
 
Construction Period:

Construction Period:
Historic
Chronology:
 
Physical Event
Begin Year
Begin Year AD/BC
End Year
End Year AD/BC
Designer
Designer Occupation
1. 
Built
1940
AD
1941
AD


 
Function and Use:

Primary Historic Function:
Cabin/Lookout
Primary Current Use:
Cabin/Lookout
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:
1 - 2,000 cubic feet
Square Feet:
144
Material(s):
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)
1. 
Foundation
Wood
2. 
Walls
Wood
3. 
Roof
Cloth/Canvas
Short Physical Description:
10’ x 14’ cabin with hip roof on 4x4 wood post set into ground. Wood frame with V-Rustic wood siding, wood plank door and sliding wood sash windows with screens. Fabric roof supported by wood rafters.
Long Physical Description:
Today the roof of the Grant Grove tent cabins is striped canvas-like fabric. The upper wall sections that were once canvas-covered have subsequently been filled in with wood siding. The cabins are very basic, with no electricity orinterior wall finish. Wood stoves heat the tent cabins, the cabins have sliding wood windows, wood plank doors and wood platform floors, and fabric roofs supported by a pyramidal wood frame.