Badger Mountain Lookout

Near summit of Badger Mountain, East Wenatchee, Washington

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Description 

Badger Mountain Lookout and its site are significant to the history of the USDA Forest Service and its development of a comprehensive forest fire surveillance and detection system. The lookout embodies the distinctive characteristics of a uniquely functional property type designed for construction in a challenging mountain terrain. -- Historic American Buildings Survey

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 27, 1990
Reference number
90001915
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Vernacular hipped roof
Areas of significance
Conservation; Politics/Government; Architecture
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Period of significance
1925-1949
Significant year
1932
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 1
Contributing objects: 1

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