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Ketchum Ranger District Administrative Site

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Built  1929
Opened  1929
Added to NRHP  9 February 2007
NRHP Reference #  07000005
Area  6,100 m²
Ketchum Ranger District Administrative Site
Location  131/171 River St., Ketchum, Idaho
Architectural style  Forest Service Standard Plan
Similar  Sawtooth National Recreatio, Rocky Mountains, Bald Mountain

The Ketchum Ranger District Administrative Site is a historic site at 131/171 River St. in Ketchum, Idaho. Significance of the site dates to 1929. It has also been known as Ketchum Ranger Station and as the Heritage and Ski Museum.

It is a compound that served as District Office for the ranger serving the Sawtooth National Forest during 1929 to 1965. After 1965 it served as a work station and residence for Forest Service staff, including fire fighters. According to a Historic American Buildings Survey profile, "The compound is typical of Forest Service compounds constructed during the Depression Era, and retains much of its original character.

It was designed by George L. Nichols and built by Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) labor. Its architecture is "Forest Service Standard Plan". It was listed on the National Register in 2007; the listing included seven contributing buildings on 1.5 acres (0.61 ha).

References

Ketchum Ranger District Administrative Site Wikipedia


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