Paradise Valley Ranger Station

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Paradise Valley Ranger Station
The Paradise Valley Ranger Station, Paradise Valley, Nevada.jpg
The Paradise Valley Ranger Station in 2007
Paradise Valley Ranger Station is located in Nevada
Paradise Valley Ranger Station
Paradise Valley Ranger Station is located in the United States
Paradise Valley Ranger Station
Location355 S. Main St., Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Paradise Valley, Nevada
Coordinates41°29′20″N 117°32′1″W / 41.48889°N 117.53361°W / 41.48889; -117.53361Coordinates: 41°29′20″N 117°32′1″W / 41.48889°N 117.53361°W / 41.48889; -117.53361
Arealess than one acre
Built1933
Built byCivilian Conservation Corps
ArchitectUS Forest Service
Architectural styleBungalow/Craftsman
NRHP reference #96000662[1]
Added to NRHPJune 19, 1996

The Paradise Valley Ranger Station, located at 355 S. Main St. in Paradise Valley, serves a district of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest in Humboldt County, northwestern Nevada. It has also been known as the Paradise Valley Guard Station.

History[edit]

The ranger station was built in 1933 in an American Craftsman Bungalow style. It was designed by the U.S. Forest Service architects and built by the Civilian Conservation Corps−CCC for the then named Humboldt National Forest].

The construction of the ranger station building started in 1934 by the Civilian Conservation Corps was halted for several years but the work was resumed and completed in 1941.

National Register of Historic Places[edit]

The building was deemed significant as a product of the National Forest Service's work with the Civilian Conservation Corps, a government jobs program of the Great Depression. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996. The listing included seven contributing buildings and one other contributing structure.[1][2]

Present day[edit]

Currently, the station is run by the United States Forest Service for the Santa Rosa Range District of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, in Nevada.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Judith L. Poche' (January 2, 1996). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Paradise Valley Ranger Station / Paradise Valley Guard Station". National Park Service. and accompanying photos
  3. ^ "Paradise Valley Ranger Station". USDA FOrest Service. Retrieved 31 May 2013.