HISTORIC LANDMARK DEDICATED ON THIS DATE IN 1937

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Timberline lodge, located on the south side of Oregon’s Mount Hood ,was built as a
Works Progress Administration (WPA) project during the Great Depression between
1936 and 1938. President Franklin D. Roosevelt (above at podium) dedicated the
Lodge on Tuesday September 28, 1937, five months before the completion of the
interior of the lodge in February, when it was opened to the public.   

 
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