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Identification:

Preferred Structure Name:
Old Giant Forest District Ranger's Residence
Structure Number:
055
Other Structure Name(s):
 
Other Structure Name(s)
No records.
Park:
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks
Historic District:
 
Historic District
1. 
Giant Forest Village-Camp Kaweah 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:
005028
 
Historical Significance:

National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
National Register Date:
05/22/1978
National Historic Landmark?:
No
Significance Level:
Local
Short Significance Description:
The Giant Forest Village/Camp Kaweah Historic District is regionally significant for criteria A, B and C; period of significance 1925-1949.
Long Significance Description:
Contributes to the Giant Forest Village Historic District. Building is a classic example of a structure built following the rustic design ethic. Designed by landscape architect Sager as a 1st step in improving park's architecture.
 
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
1931
CE


Sager, Merel
Landscape Architect
2. 
Rehabilitated
1964
CE


NPS
Other
 
Function and Use:

Primary Historic Function:
Single Family Dwelling
Primary Current Use:
Single Family Dwelling
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:
900
Material(s):
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)
1. 
Roof
Shingle
2. 
Foundation
Stone
3. 
Framing
Wood
4. 
Walls
Wood
Short Physical Description:
1-story, wood frame covered w/ lap siding. Asymetrical floorplan includes a shelter front porch w/ heavy posts. Large vertical posts at each corner. Gable ends are enclosed w/ board & batten. Large casement windows. Stone chimney.