Oregon Caves
Cultural Landscape Report


INTRODUCTION


This Cultural Landscape Report identifies the historic landscape at Oregon Caves National Monument and documents its characteristics. The purpose of the report is to identify historic landscape resources for future evaluation. This is a final step in the development of guidelines and recommendations for preservation, rehabilitation, maintenance, and interpretation of those resources. Project boundaries are based primarily on the proposed Oregon Caves Historic District boundaries, yet are drawn to reflect the physiographic characteristics defining the district. This document is a technical supplement and does not replace a standard cultural landscape report. Additional work and review will be required prior to development of specific recommendations and/or design concepts. Both the report and future projects resulting from the report's information will receive review from appropriate local, state and federal entities.

This document was developed in the Pacific Northwest Regional Office by the Cultural Resources Division. Previous documents addressing historic resources at the monument include: Historic American Building Survey documentation for Oregon Caves Chateau, Oregon Caves Chalet, and Oregon Caves Ranger Residence, 1989; and Oregon Caves Concession Cottages, 1988. The historic district has been nominated for listing in the National Register of Historic Places.

Oregon Caves entrance
Oregon Caves entrance and pre-1942 Chalet showing falls, fish ponds, and stone walls, 1936. ORHI 84549

NAMES
COMMON: Oregon Caves
HISTORIC: Oregon Caves Resort
ACCESS
XYES--Unrestricted
_YES--Restricted
_NO ACCESS

LANDSCAPE TYPE
HISTORIC: Resort
CURRENT: Resort / Administrative / Residential
OWNERSHIP
_Public
_Private
XBoth

LOCATION
USGS Quadrangle: Oregon Caves, Oregon-California
COUNTY: Josephine T40S R6W Sections 9, 10, 15, 16
NATIONAL REGISTER STATUS
XListed: Oregon Caves Chateau, NHL, 1987
      Oregon Caves Historic District, nomination submitted, 1991

USGS Quad map



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