House With a History

Thunderbird Lodge

Episode 108 | 26m 42s

It is one of the last and best examples of a great residential estate on Lake Tahoe. George Whittell, who owned 40,000 acres and 24 miles of Nevada shoreline at Lake Tahoe, began constructed the Lodge in 1936. aside from the main house, there is a Card House, Caretaker's Cottage, the Cook's House, an elephant garage, the Admiral's House, the Boathouse with adjoining 600 foot tunnel, and gatehouse.

Aired: 12/01/09

Rating: NR

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