Brevard in Transylvania County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Rock House Creek Lodge
A Black Forest Lodge
Dr. Schenck had these distinctive lodges, often referred to as Black Forest Lodges, built imitating the architecture used in the Black Forest of Germany. Local men, Judson Meece, Ulysses Reeves, Webb Orr, and John Watts, built the lodges with chestnut beams and tulip poplar siding. Similar post and beam construction can be seen at the Single Men's Building in Old Salem, NC.
Location. 35° 21.144′ N, 82° 46.873′ W. Marker is in Brevard, North Carolina, in Transylvania County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 276 0.4 miles south of Yellow Gap Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pisgah Forest NC 28768, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance Schenck's Office (within shouting distance of this marker in North carolina); Blacksmith (within shouting distance of this marker); Ranger's Dwelling (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hell Hole (about 300 feet away); Commissary (about 400 feet away); Wash Place (about 400 feet away); Draw Road (about 500 feet away); Biltmore Forest School (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brevard.
Categories. • Horticulture & Forestry •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 26, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 359 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 26, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. 6, 7. submitted on December 9, 2013, by William Henry Myers III of Seneca, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.