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Identification:

Preferred Structure Name:
High Point Hotel
Structure Number:
087
Other Structure Name(s):
 
Other Structure Name(s)
No records.
Park:
Cumberland Island National Seashore
Historic District:
 
Historic District
1. 
High Point/Half Moon Bluff Historic District
Structure State:
Georgia
Structure County:
Camden
Region:
Southeast
Cluster:
Atlantic Coast
Administrative Unit:
Cumberland Island National Seashore
LCS ID:
091308
 
Historical Significance:

National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
National Register Date:
12/22/1978
National Historic Landmark?:
No
Significance Level:
Local
Short Significance Description:
The hotel contributes to the locally significant High Point Hist. Dist. under NR Crit. A & C. The bldg represents the commercial-recreational development that occurred on the N side of the island in the late 19th century.
 
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
1883
AD




 
Function and Use:

Primary Historic Function:
Hotel (Boarding House)
Primary Current Use:
Multiple 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:
20,000 - 2,000,000 cubic feet
Material(s):
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)
1. 
Walls
Weatherboard
2. 
Other
Concrete
3. 
Roof
Asphalt
4. 
Foundation
Brick
Short Physical Description:
A 58' x 100', 2-story, 5-bay, front-gable wood frame hotel with a 3/4-wrap hip-roofed porch. Hotel faces N towards marsh. Details include jigsawn balustrade, chamfered posts, molded trim, & decorative eave brackets.