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Restoration

Restoration Of Feather River Inn

It’s truly unimaginable to comprehend the scope of renovating a turn-of-the-century resort.  Maintaining the integrity of this historic resort requires great skill and attention to the smallest of details.

The restoration process will bring new life to many of the structures at Feather River Inn. Beginning with the focal point, the lodge, and then continues with the Veranda, Boardwalk, Library, Historic Dining Room, Rainbow Theater (Rainbow Events Center) and Golf Course.

 

The Redwood

The RedwoodKnown to the Native Americans as a "Spirit Being," redwood makes up much of the wood in the former chalets. Click here to read more about The Redwood.

 

 

 

The Veranda

The RedwoodIn the restoration, the veranda will be reconstructed to span across the entire length of the lodge. Click here to read more about The Veranda.

 

 

 

The Boardwalk

The BoardwalkNew plans are underway to redesign the historic boardwalk. Click here to read more about The Boardwalk.

 

 

 

The Library

The LibraryThe Library will once again be a stately room in which to retire during a memorable stay. Click here to read more about The Library.

 

 

 

The Grand Dining Room

The Grand Dining RoomLike it was then, the Grand Dining Room will harmoniously blend a dining experience of sophistication set in rugged mountain elegance. Click here to read more about The Grand Dining Room.

 

 

 

The Rainbow Theater

The Rainbow TheatreRestoration of the Rainbow Theater (Rainbow Events Center) will return much of its original artistic charm and style. Click here to read more about The Rainbow Theater.

 

 

 

The Golf Course

The Golf CourseThe redesigned golf course will feature all 9 holes on the lodge side of the property. Click here to read more about The Golf Course.

 

 

 

Factoids

feather The First Interstate Company of Chicago was the original owner of Feather River Inn.
   
feather At One Time, the resort had about 125 guest rooms.
   
feather In 1921 a fire believed to be arson struck the main lodge.
   
feather Originally, Feather River Inn was built on 1,000 acres of property.
   
feather Feather River Inn had a five-lane Olympic size swimming pool.
   
feather In 1977, Feather River Inn was operated by the University of the Pacific.
   
feather Feather River Inn once featured an orchestra and play house for viewing first-run motion pictures.
   
feather On the property lived a resident doctor, nurse, barber and babysitter for guest needs.
   
feather In the old days, guests danced in the Gold Nugget Saloon and watched impromptu productions in the Rainbow Theater.
   
feather The Feather River Inn is located in the Plumas National Forest.
   
feather Before creating the first design of the Feather River Inn lodge and chalets, French architect, Frederic C. Whitton worked for John D. Rockefeller.
   
feather The Feather River In Golf Course was designed in 1919 and built in 1920. It opened in 1921 as nine holes, 3,050 yards and fine grass greens.
   
feather In the early 1950's, an airstrip was graded along side the #5 tee of the golf course.
   
feather The First Open Golf tournament at Feather River Inn was on August 20, 1921.
   
feather The Feather River Inn Golf Course is considered one of the earliest mountain golf courses. It follows Wawona, Yoesemite National Park in 1918 and Tahoe Tavern, Lake Tahoe in 1918.

 

 

 

 

 
 

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