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Identification:

Preferred Structure Name:
Squatter's Cabin
Structure Number:
045
Other Structure Name(s):
 
Other Structure Name(s)
No records.
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:
001302
 
Historical Significance:

National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
National Register Date:
03/08/1977
National Historic Landmark?:
No
Significance Level:
Local
Short Significance Description:
Significant at the local level for criteria A and C; period of significance 1875-1899.
Long Significance Description:
Cabin is the only known remaining structure of the Keweah Colony, a socialistic enterprise of the late 1800's. Building is typical of the early log structures built in the Sierra Nevada.
 
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
1880
AD


John Vest
Other
2. 
Restored
1966
AD


NPS
Other
3. 
Restored
2000
AD
2003
AD
National Park Service
Other
 
Function and Use:

Primary Historic Function:
Single Family Dwelling
Primary Current Use:
Exhibit
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
Square Feet:
224
Material(s):
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)
1. 
Roof
Shake
2. 
Foundation
Earth
3. 
Walls
Log
Short Physical Description:
14'x16', one-room. Walls are horizontal peeled logs, notched to fit snugly. Wood shingles over the gable roof. Dry-laid rubble chimney is attached to N gable wall. Located at north end of Huckleberry Meadow in Giant Forest.