White River Mess Hall and Dormitory

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White River Mess Hall and Dormitory
White River Mess Hall and Dormitory is located in Washington (state)
White River Mess Hall and Dormitory
Location Mt. Rainier National Park, White River Entrance, Washington
Coordinates 46°54′8″N 121°33′16″W / 46.90222°N 121.55444°W / 46.90222; -121.55444Coordinates: 46°54′8″N 121°33′16″W / 46.90222°N 121.55444°W / 46.90222; -121.55444
Area less than one acre
Built 1933
Architectural style Rustic style
Governing body National Park Service
MPS Mt. Rainier National Park MPS
NRHP Reference #

91000328

[1]
Added to NRHP March 13, 1991

The White River Mess Hall and Dormitory is the only remaining Civilian Conservation Corps camp structure remaining in Mount Rainier National Park. The wood-framed building was built in 1933, and comprises 2185 square feet, originally containing a kitchen dining room, living room, two bathrooms, a bedroom and a bunkroom, as well as a service porch. The building no longer serves as a residence and is used for storage.[2] It is located at the White River entrance to the park, part of a complex of service buildings.

The mess hall was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on March 13, 1991.[1] It is included in the White River Entrance Historic District.[3] It is part of the Mount Rainier National Historic Landmark District, which encompasses the entire park and which recognizes the park's inventory of Park Service-designed rustic architecture.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Harvey, David (September 12, 1982). "Pacific Northwest Regional Office Inventory: White River Mess Hall and Dormitory". National Park Service. 
  3. ^ Toothman, Stephanie (September 1983). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: White River Entrance" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 8 March 2011.