Smithsonian Institution Shelter

  • Also Known As: Mount Whitney Summit Shelter also Mount Whitney Shelter

  • Address: Summit of Mount Whitney
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Arch,Speiden and Speiden Architect

Data »

Particulars for Smithsonian Institution Shelter:
Biome Alpine
Sight Category Building
Owner Federal
Criteria Historic Event
Historic Use Research facility
Area of Significance Science

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 8th March 1977

Registry Name: Smithsonian Institution Shelter
Registry Address: W of Lone Pine in Sequoia National Park
Registry Number: 77000119
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Federal
Architect: Arch,Speiden and Speiden
Architectural Style: No style listed
Contributing Buildings: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Park
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Science
Applicable Criteria: Event
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Significant Year: 1909
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-Function: Research facility
Current Function: Vacant, not in use, Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Park

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