Milner Pass Road Camp Mess Hall and House

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Milner Pass Road Camp Mess Hall and House
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Milner Pass Road Camp Mess Hall and House is located in Colorado
Milner Pass Road Camp Mess Hall and House
Milner Pass Road Camp Mess Hall and House is located in the US
Milner Pass Road Camp Mess Hall and House
Nearest city Estes Park, Colorado
Coordinates 40°25′2″N 105°48′57″W / 40.41722°N 105.81583°W / 40.41722; -105.81583Coordinates: 40°25′2″N 105°48′57″W / 40.41722°N 105.81583°W / 40.41722; -105.81583
Area less than one acre
Built 1926
Architectural style Other, NPS Rustic Architecture
MPS Rocky Mountain National Park MRA
NRHP reference # 87001130[1]
Added to NRHP July 20, 1987

The Milner Pass Road Camp Mess Hall and House was built in 1926 was built to support construction crews working on the new Trail Ridge Road in the vicinity of Milner Pass in Rocky Mountain National Park in 1926. The 35-by-18-foot (10.7 by 5.5 m) log structure was designed by Daniel Ray Hull of the National Park Service and represents one of the earliest examples of the National Park Service rustic style in the park. The interior is divided into three rooms. Its original use was as a dining facility and residence for Park Service personnel.[2]

The Milner Pass Mess Hall was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on July 20, 1987.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ McWilliams, Carl and Karen (August 20, 1985). "Classified Structure Field Inventory Report: Mess Hall and Residence". National Park Service. Retrieved 29 August 2011.