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Identification:

Preferred Structure Name:
Gunsight Pass Shelter
Structure Number:
B0520
Other Structure Name(s):
 
Other Structure Name(s)
No records.
Park:
Glacier National Park
Historic District:
 
Historic District
No records.
Structure State:
Montana
Structure County:
Flathead
Region:
Intermountain
Cluster:
Rocky Mountain
Administrative Unit:
Glacier National Park
LCS ID:
051627
 
Historical Significance:

National Register Status:
Entered - Documented
National Register Date:
02/14/1986
National Historic Landmark?:
No
Significance Level:
State
Short Significance Description:
The Gunsight Pass Shelter is eligible for listing in the NR under Criteria A, for early Government administrative/housing development & C, for NPS rustic architecture. Period of significance 1925-1949.
Long Significance Description:
This shelter is a significant resource both architecturally (built of native materials) and historically as an early shelter cabin for trail visitors.
 
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
1931
AD
1932
AD


2. 
Rehabilitated
2006
AD


NPS
Other
 
Function and Use:

Primary Historic Function:
Patrol Cabin
Primary Current Use:
Patrol Cabin
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:
259
Material(s):
 
Structural Component(s)
Material(s)
1. 
Framing
Log
2. 
Walls
Stone
3. 
Roof
Metal
4. 
Foundation
Stone
Short Physical Description:
One story stone and mortar shelter with a rectangular plan, log framed gable roof covered with corrugated metal, stone chimney, small multi-light fixed sash windows, doorway is a wood lined entry in the stone of the south elevation.