Backus Lodge

Also known as: E.M. Backus Lodge, Camp Toxaway, Canaan Land
Cold Mountain Gap Rd., Lake Toxaway, NC

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Description 

Portions of the district extend into Transylvania County

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 9, 1988
Reference number
88000689
NR name
Backus, E. M., Lodge
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Rustic log
Areas of significance
Entertainment/Recreation; Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Camp
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1908; 1922; 1935
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 6
Non-contributing buildings: 2

Update Log 

  • March 30, 2015: Added by Michael Miller

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