As an architectural preservation intern at the Grand Teton National Park, I worked on a number of projects over the summer of 2012. The primary research project that spanned the two months was an investigation into the history of the Upper Granite Patrol Cabin. Questions had been raised by my supervisors Katherine Longfield and Betsy Engel as to what purpose the original cabin had been built, with reason to believe it may have been built as a poacher’s cabin. Using resources within the GTNP, the Jackson Hole Historical Society, and research on similar building types, I determined that the cabin was not likely to be a poacher’s cabin, but was most likely to be an early ranger’s patrol cabin, built before
"Architectural Preservation Internship Report Grand Teton National Park,"
University of Wyoming National Park Service Research Center Annual Report: Vol. 35
, Article 20.
Available at: http://repository.uwyo.edu/uwnpsrc_reports/vol35/iss1/20