Encyclopedia > Timberline Lodge National Historic Landmark

  Article Content

Timberline Lodge National Historic Landmark

Timberline Lodge was constructed as a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project during the Great Depression and completed in 1937. Talented workers used huge timbers and native stone as building materials, and placed intricately carved decorative elements throught the building. It is located about 95 km (60 mi) east of Portland, Oregon, at 9,600 m (6,000 ft) on the south side of Mount Hood.

It is known for having the longest skiing season in North America, and is open for skiiers and snowboarders every month of the year.

Activities include skiing, snowboarding, walking, hiking and climbing.

External Links

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
U.S. presidential election, 1804

... elections: 1792, 1796, 1800, 1804, 1808, 1812, 1816 Source: U.S. Office of the Federal R ...

This page was created in 46 ms