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The Inn at Death Valley

    The Inn at Death Valley
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    The Inn at Death Valley
 in Death Valley


1927 – Pacific Borax Company hires Los Angeles architect Albert C. Martin and landscape architect Daniel Hull to build The Inn at Death Valley.

1930 – Death Valley Railroad closes, paving the way for tourists to visit the area via their own vehicles.

1931 – Furnace Creek Golf Couse opens as a nine-hole facility.

1933 – President Hoover signs a proclamation creating Death Valley National Monument.

1949 – The newly formed Death Valley ‘49ers organization holds its first annual encampment. The event now draws thousands of visitors to Death Valley each November.

1952 – Death Valley Days became a successful television series after 14 years on radio. The last TV show aired in 1968.

1968 – Furnace Creek Golf Course expands to an 18-hole facility.

1994 – By an act of Congress, Death Valley was expanded to 3.3 million acres and on October 31 was designated a National Park.

1997 – Furnace Creek Golf Course is redesigned by noted course architect, Perry Dye.

2002 – Many dignitaries attend the Inn’s 75th Anniversary celebration and a time capsule is buried on the property.

2017 – Furnace Creek Resort is renamed The Oasis at Death Valley. The newly rebranded resort contains The Inn at Death Valley (formerly known as The Inn at Furnace Creek) and The Ranch at Death Valley (formerly known as Furnace Creek Ranch).

2017 – Renovations begin at both The Inn at Death Valley and The Ranch at Death Valley to revitalize both properties.

2018 – Renovations at The Inn at Death Valley are completed and include updates to the Inn’s guestrooms, dining room, lobby, pool area, and Oasis Gardens.

The Inn at Death Valley, a member of Historic Hotels of America since 2012, dates back to 1927.

For more information or to make reservations, visit The Inn at Death Valley or call +1 800 236 7916.

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