Pilot Butte Inn Site (1)
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N 44° 03.656 W 121° 18.756
10T E 635147 N 4880024
The site of the Pilot Butte Inn built in 1917.
Waymark Code: WM8WJ
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 03/12/2006
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
Views: 24

Located at 1133 NW Wall

Marker Name: B22 - Pilot Butte Inn Site
Marker Text: This is the site of the Pilot Butte Inn, which was known far and wide as an excellent small hotel. Built by Phillip Brooks of the Brooks Mill Family, the Inn was a focal point for community activities for many years. A massive lava rock fireplace, wrought iron detailing and a six-foot-by-seventeen-foot plate glass window improted from France placed the in a class by itself. Over the years the Inn hosted many famous people, including Eleanor Roosevelt and Herbert Hoover. The Inn was demolished in 1973 after a long battle by local citizens to save it.
Built: 1917
This Heritage Walk plaque was donated by William A. Healy

Historic Topic: Modern Age 1900 to date

Group Responsible for placement: Historical Society

Marker Type: City

Region: Central Oregon

County: Deschutes

State of Oregon Historical Marker "Beaver Board": Not listed

Web link to additional information: Not listed

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