Thursday, November 03, 2005
Lobby at Ft. Wilderness Lodge
The moment we stepped into the Lodge's lobby, we were greeted by Stan, a very knowledgeable gentleman. He seemed to know all the ins and outs of the hotel. First he informed us that the interior wood was brought from Oregon by truckload, and none of the wood was live but standing deadwood. A gifted woodcarver was engaged and did all the wood carvings in the lobby, which included a wolf howling at the moon, elk, beavers, bears, and deer, among others. Notice the beautiful teepees used as lamp shades. It was impressive to say the least!