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Linden log cabin looking for a home

Linden log cabin looking for a home

Indiana Landmarks is looking for someone to take the Linden log cabin currently located in Countryside Park in Portage. The parks department received the cabin from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore about six years ago and had it moved to the site. The two-room cabin, built in the mid-19t…

April 09, 2013 4:11 pm
Linden log cabin looking for a home

Linden log cabin looking for a home

Indiana Landmarks is looking for someone to take the Linden log cabin located in Countryside Park.

April 09, 2013 4:11 pm
Linden log cabin looking for a home

Linden log cabin looking for a home

Indiana Landmarks is looking for someone to take the Linden log cabin in Countryside Park.

April 09, 2013 4:12 pm
Linden log cabin looking for a home

Linden log cabin looking for a home

Indiana Landmarks is looking for someone to take the Linden log cabin currently located in Countryside Park in Portage.

April 09, 2013 4:12 pm
Linden log cabin finds a new home

Linden log cabin finds a new home

The Kankakee Valley Historical Society plans to move the Linden log cabin from Countryside Park on U.S. 6 to just southeast of the site of the original Collier Lodge along the Kankakee River.

April 09, 2013 4:11 pm
I Got Chills…

I Got Chills…

November 29, 2012 1:49 pm
Dick Swisher builds log cabin

Dick Swisher builds log cabin

The inside of Dick Swisher's log cabin is decorated with a cross-stitch sampler, a tintype photo of a person he imagines to be an ancestor, and an old deck of cards. Swisher says he sleeps in the cabin once a week.

June 29, 2012 3:28 pm
Dick Swisher builds log cabin

Dick Swisher builds log cabin

Dick Swisher envisioned his log cabin as being authentic to 1866, incorporating only furnishings and items that might have come from that era. 

June 29, 2012 3:28 pm
Dick Swisher builds log cabin

Dick Swisher builds log cabin

Dick Swisher, of Valparaiso, built his own log cabin using old-time methods including dovetailing the walls together. Building a log cabin had been a dream of his, he said.

June 29, 2012 3:28 pm
Dick Swisher builds log cabin

Dick Swisher builds log cabin

Dick Swisher points to one of the two windows he built in his hand-crafted log cabin using old time methods.

June 29, 2012 3:28 pm
Dick Swisher builds log cabin

Dick Swisher builds log cabin

A cross-stitch sampler is part of the decor in Dick Swisher's log cabin along with a tintype photo of a person he imagines to be an ancestor, to the right of the oil-burning lamp.

June 29, 2012 3:28 pm
Dick Swisher builds log cabin

Dick Swisher builds log cabin

Dick Swisher, of Valparaiso, built his log cabin using old-time methods including dovetailing the walls together. He said he sleeps in the cabin once a week.

June 29, 2012 3:28 pm
Dick Swisher builds log cabin

Dick Swisher builds log cabin

Dick Swisher, of Valparaiso, built his own log cabin using old methods including no nails except in the roof. Outside sits a half-barrel bucket with a wooden scoop, a makeshift woodpile and a hatchet in a tree stump.

June 29, 2012 3:27 pm
The Wetterau log cabin nestled in the Lakeshore Dunes

The Wetterau log cabin nestled in the Lakeshore Dunes

Michigan City-B. G. Wetterau cabin. Downstairs bedroom

January 09, 2011 12:00 am
The Wetterau log cabin nestled in the Lakeshore Dunes

The Wetterau log cabin nestled in the Lakeshore Dunes

Michigan City-B. G. Wetterau cabin. Living room

January 09, 2011 12:00 am
The Wetterau log cabin nestled in the Lakeshore Dunes

The Wetterau log cabin nestled in the Lakeshore Dunes

Michigan City-B. G. Wetterau cabin. den

January 09, 2011 12:00 am
The Wetterau log cabin nestled in the Lakeshore Dunes

The Wetterau log cabin nestled in the Lakeshore Dunes

Michigan City-B. G. Wetterau cabin. Upstairs bedroom

January 09, 2011 12:00 am
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