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South Lake Tahoe in El Dorado County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Supporting a Life of Ease

 
 
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By Douglass Halvorsen, November 11, 2016
1. Supporting a Life of Ease Marker
Inscription. The Pope complex is the largest of the Estates, and the main house the most elaborate and least rustic of the three. It is a good example of the fact that construction practices at Tahoe during this period favored the use of lavish effects and often ignored structural soundness.

The Tevis and Pope families provided their guests total convenience. The house also had to be heavily maintained to required much upkeep. All the work was performed by a butler, maids, cooks, gardeners, and many other servants.

Staff spent grueling hours each week in the laundry, dairy, larder, barn, and garden, which you will find south and west of the courtyard.
 
Erected by USDA Forest Service.
 
Location. 38° 56.319′ N, 120° 2.719′ W. Marker is in South Lake Tahoe, California, in El Dorado County. Marker can be reached from Heritage Way. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Heritage Way, South Lake Tahoe CA 96150, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Room with a View (within shouting distance of this marker); Riding into the Winner's Circle (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Rustic Retreat: The Baldwin Estate
Supporting a Life of Ease Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, November 11, 2016
2. Supporting a Life of Ease Marker
(about 400 feet away); "The Only Way to See Lake Tahoe" (about 400 feet away); The Pope Estate (about 500 feet away); Anita Gibson & Dextra Cabins (about 600 feet away); Baldwin House & Tallac Museum (about 700 feet away); Welcome to the Historic Tallac Resort (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Lake Tahoe.
 
Regarding Supporting a Life of Ease. Marker is located within the Tallac Historic Site
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 73 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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