Paradise Inn in Pierce County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
Today, entering the grand lobby or the dining room with the large timbers and massive stone fireplaces is like stepping back into an earlier era. The rustic style of architecture is typical of early National Park Service buildings. Now designated a National Historic Landmark, the Inn is shown here in 1920.
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 46° 47.207′ N, 121° 44.068′ W. Marker is in Paradise Inn, Washington, in Pierce County. Marker can be reached from Paradise Valley Road. Marker is located on the west side of the subject Paradise Inn, near the north end of the parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paradise Inn WA 98398, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within An Ancient Community (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Inspired to Preserve (approx. 0.4 miles away); Changing Course (approx. 8.3 miles away); A Recovering Forest (approx. 8.3 miles away); Kautz Creek Nature Trail (approx. 8.3 miles away); Traveling Over the Cascades: Past and Present (approx. 11.3 miles away); The Palisades are Clues to the Past (approx. 11.3 miles away); Packwood (approx. 12.8 miles away).
More about this marker. Marker is a framed composite plaque, mounted at waist-level on a metal post, overlooking the west side of the Paradise Inn.
Regarding Paradise Inn. National Register of Historic Places & National Historic Landmark #87001336 (1987)
Also see . . .
1. National Register of Historic Places Nomination #87001336. (Submitted on January 31, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Paradise Inn. Paradise Inn is a historic hotel built in 1916 at 5,400-foot on the south slope of Mount Rainier in Mount Rainier National Park in Washington, United States. The inn is named after Paradise, the area of the mountain in which it is located. Native building materials were used including cedar shingles, native rock and weathered timbers salvaged from a fire in 1885. After 30 years of aging the timbers had developed a silver sheen. The original building is two stories tall. Two rooms, the great hall and the dining room take up most of (Submitted on January 31, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
3. Paradise Inn on Mount Rainier opens on July 1, 1917. On July 1, 1917, a rustic and romantic park hotel, the Paradise Inn, located in Mount Rainier's beautiful Paradise Valley, holds its grand opening and the event's many attendees have the opportunity to examine what is the one of the Pacific Northwest's first high-elevation mountain resorts - which is also among America's very first ski resorts. Over the decades, numerous upgrades and changes have been made to the original building. Yet many vintage features remain. Among them are a cavernous lobby with massive river-rock fireplaces; built-in peeled-log benches; a second-story mezzanine with log railings; and much decorative woodwork. (Submitted on January 31, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 31, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 31, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. 7. submitted on February 3, 2019. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.