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Chelan Butte Lookout, Summit of Chelan Butte, Chelan, Chelan County, WA

Chelan Butte Lookout, Summit of Chelan Butte, Chelan, Chelan County, WA

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Significance: Chelan Butte Lookout and its site are significant to the history of the USDA Forest Service and its development of a comprehensive 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. The property possesses further significance as a reflection of the accomplishments of the Civilian Conservation Corps and its important contribution to the development of National Forests in the Pacific Northwest.
Survey number: HABS WA-212
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 90001912

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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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