American Legion Cabin (Potlatch, Idaho)

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American Legion Cabin
American Legion Cabin2 NRHP 86002197 Latah County, ID.jpg
American Legion Cabin (Potlatch, Idaho) is located in Idaho
American Legion Cabin (Potlatch, Idaho)
American Legion Cabin (Potlatch, Idaho) is located in the US
American Legion Cabin (Potlatch, Idaho)
Location US Alt. 95, Potlatch, Idaho
Coordinates 46°55′16″N 116°53′25″W / 46.921165°N 116.890270°W / 46.921165; -116.890270Coordinates: 46°55′16″N 116°53′25″W / 46.921165°N 116.890270°W / 46.921165; -116.890270
Area less than one acre
Built 1928-29
Architectural style Bungalow/Craftsman
MPS Potlatch MRA
NRHP Reference # 86002197[1]
Added to NRHP September 11, 1986

The American Legion Cabin on US Alt. 95 in Potlatch, Idaho was constructed in 1928-29. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986 because of its historically significant architecture. It was designed as a bungalow with American Craftsman influenceBungalow/Craftsman architecture and served as a clubhouse.[1]

It is a one-and-a-half-story L-shaped log bungalow building. It is significant as one of few privately built buildings in the company town of Potlatch, for its association with the American Legion, and as one of few social settings where company workers and managers interacted. It is a memorial to World War I servicemen from Potlatch. As of 1985 it was owned by the American Legion chapter but was leased out as a restaurant.[2]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Idaho State Historical Society Inventory: American Legion Cabin" (PDF). National Park Service. 1985. Retrieved February 26, 2017.  with photo from 1985