Olympus Guard Station

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Olympus Guard Station
Olympus Guard Station is located in Washington (state)
Olympus Guard Station
Nearest city Port Angeles, Washington
Coordinates 47°52′35″N 123°45′52″W / 47.87639°N 123.76444°W / 47.87639; -123.76444Coordinates: 47°52′35″N 123°45′52″W / 47.87639°N 123.76444°W / 47.87639; -123.76444
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built c.1935
Built by U.S. Forest Service
Architect U.S. Forest Service
Architectural style Rustic, Other
MPS Olympic National Park MPS
NRHP reference # 07000722[1]
Added to NRHP November 5, 2007

The Olympus Guard Station near Port Angeles, Washington was built in 1930s. It was built by the U.S. Forest Service and was designed by architects of the U.S. Forest Service. It is located about nine miles backcountry, within what is now the National Park Service-administered Olympic National Park.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007. It has also been known as OGS and as Olympus Guard Station Historic District. The NRHP listing included five contributing structures and one contributing building on 2 acres (0.81 ha).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Gail E.H. Evans; Stephanie Toothman; Gretchen Luxenberg & Jacilee Wray (2005). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Olympus Guard Station / OGS / Olympus Guard Station Historic District" (PDF). National Park Service.  and accompanying three photos