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log cabin in America from pioneer days to the present. by Clinton Alfred Weslager

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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Architecture, Domestic -- United States,
  • Log cabins

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA7206 W4
The Physical Object
Pagination382 p.
Number of Pages382
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18613388M

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  Contemporary historians still pretend that log cabins were prevalent in colonial America: A children’s book that shall remain nameless came complete with anachronistic illustrations.   The structure was expanded in , and another reconstruction was done in This log house is mainly made of oak logs. What’s even more significant, the house is nearby Fort Billings, the famous Revolutionary War landmark. The records now show that the house is the oldest log cabin . From a quaint one-room home in the 17th century to a modern, 3-story vacation home, here’s a look at the history of the humble log cabin. Image by anoldent via Flickr. The Beginning of Log Cabins in America. The origin of the first log cabins . The oldest standing log cabin in America, from , is up for sale with some unique conditions. Harry and Doris Rink own and manage the year-old Nothnagle Log House. It is the oldest log.

  The log cabin was originally disdained here in America—and it took decades of pop culture and political shifts to elevate the structure to the vaunted status it holds today. such as The Log. Nothing soothes the soul more than stargazing from a hot tub. These cabins let you relax to the max: Rustic Elegant Serene Mountain Cabin:With its location near attractions like Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies and Gatlinburg SkyLift—plus a hot tub—a family trip to the woods has never been easier.; Chic Retreat 2:This cabin . Interesting Facts about the Log Cabin. The first log cabins in the Americas were built by emigrants from Sweden and Finland. Log cabins had been built in these countries for thousands of years. One man working alone could build a small log cabin .   Log cabin construction came to North America in the s when Swedish settlers brought building customs from their home country. Much later, in , the Homestead Act influenced the design of America's log cabins.