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Rhodes Cabin

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c. 1928, C. T. Rhodes?. Near the visitor center and entrance to Lehman Caves

Absalom Lehman discovered the underground maze of caves and their remarkable formations about 1885. He and a few successors gave tours until the caves attained National Monument status in 1922. Rhodes Cabin is the only one remaining of several believed to have been built by C. T. Rhodes, a proprietor of the site, to shelter tourists near the entrance to the caves. The one-story, one-room structure, measuring 11½ by 20 feet, is built of white fir and Englemann spruce logs notched at the corners, with ends projecting 8 to 12 inches. This cabin survives as one of the oldest tourist accommodations in the area.

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Author: 
Julie Nicoletta
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Julie Nicoletta, "Rhodes Cabin", [Baker, Nevada], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/NV-01-CE35.

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Buildings of Nevada, Julie Nicoletta. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, 183-183.

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