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Log Cabin for Dr. C. P. Ambler Rattle Snake Lodge--Side Elevation

Rattlesnake Lodge (Oteen, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Log Cabin for Dr. C. P. Ambler Rattle Snake Lodge--Side Elevation
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Elevations (Building divisions)
Siding (Building materials)
Bricks
Cement
Scale drawings
Roof gutters
Original Format:
Tracings
Extent:
8 3/4 x 7 1/8
Item identifier:
aam_RS0330_0003
Architect:
Smith, Richard Sharp, 1852-1924 more info on Smith, Richard Sharp, 1852-1924 
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural drawings
Design and construction documents
Location:
Asheville (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Beaux Arts to Modernism

Source information

Repository:
Asheville Art Museum
Collection:
Richard Sharp Smith Collection (aam_RS) held by Asheville Art Museum
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from the Asheville Art Museum.
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building: Rattlesnake Lodge (Oteen, Buncombe County, North Carolina)

Architect:
more info on Smith, Richard Sharp, 1852-1924 
Built:
Demolished:
Community:
Oteen
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
28805
Historical note:
The lodge, located northeast of Asheville along the Blue Ridge Parkway, was built in 1903 and 1904 to be a summer home for Dr. Chase P. Ambler and his family, and it served this purpose until it was sold in November of 1920. Also known as the Dr. Chase P. Ambler Cabin. The lodge was destroyed by fire in 1926. The ruins of the lodge and surrounding structures remain. http://go.ncsu.edu/rattlesnakelodge_guide
General note:
Located approximately .5 mile northeast of Tanbark Ridge Tunnel on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location:
Oteen (N.C.)
Blue Ridge Parkway (N.C. and Va.)
Asheville (N.C.)
Subjects:
Vacation homes
Summer houses (Seasonal dwellings)
Lost architecture
Ruins
Parkways
Lodges
Log cabins
Poles, Wood
Fire damage
Abandoned buildings
Latitude, Longitude:
35.67, -82.46