Archive for June, 2012

The benefits and challenges of modern ‘homesteading’

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

“Homesteading” is a term out of history that has come to be popular again, but with a variety of meanings and nuances. In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed into law the Homestead Act, which allowed loyal U.S. citizens to claim and settle on 160 …

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Departs Log Cabin Visitors Center – Anchorage Daily News

Thursday, June 7th, 2012
Departs Log Cabin Visitors Center
Anchorage Daily News
The heart of Anchorage has become the go-to destination for people who love to eat local, and we'll show you why. Departs from Log Cabin Visitors Center.Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in. Tour finishes approximately 5-5:30 pm. Monday-Saturday.

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Food & Wine Events: East Bay & Beyond, June 7-18 – San Jose Mercury News

Thursday, June 7th, 2012
Food & Wine Events: East Bay & Beyond, June 7-18
San Jose Mercury News
Institute of Urban Homesteading, 60th and Adeline Streets, Oakland. $35-$60 plus $8 supply fee. 510-927-3252, http://iuhoakland.com/kitchen.html#pasta. Pyramid cooking class. "Top Chef" contestant Ryan Scott is joining the Pyramid Alehouse team for a

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Fire destroys cabin in Missouri Heights – Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Thursday, June 7th, 2012
Fire destroys cabin in Missouri Heights
Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Basalt Fire Chief Scott Thompson said the log cabin was roughly 20 by 30 feet with a metal frame. It was a single story with a metal roof. It was fully engulfed when the first firefighters arrived on the scene, with flames shooting out of all windows

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Renters take bigger slice of Twin Cities – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Minneapolis Star Tribune
Renters take bigger slice of Twin Cities
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Homesteading, a property tax relief program for owner-occupants, is a common measure of homeownership. The shift away from homesteading "may be the new normal," says Cecile Bedor, St. Paul's director of planning and economic development.

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Historic tower is a landmark for homesteaders – WBIR-TV

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

WBIR-TV
Historic tower is a landmark for homesteaders
WBIR-TV
Back in the 1930s, the stone tower in Crossville housed offices for a government program known as the New Deal Subsistence Homesteading Program. "This area was really a depressed area before the Great Depression hit. There were just no jobs available,"

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Chappell new coach at Garden City CC – Log Cabin Democrat

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
Chappell new coach at Garden City CC
Log Cabin Democrat
By Log Cabin Democrat Former University of Central Arkansas men's basketball coach Rand Chappell is the new men's coach at Garden City Community College in Kansas. Chappell was dismissed as UCA coach after a 9-21 season in 2009-2010, UCA's last as a

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Coal Ash Dumps Across the Nation Are Looking to Expand – Earth Island Journal

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
Coal Ash Dumps Across the Nation Are Looking to Expand
Earth Island Journal
by Holly Haworth – June 6, 2012 In the unincorporated community of Claxton, Tennessee sits a two-story log cabin built in the 1790s. The cabin, the county's oldest building, was built by a Revolutionary War veteran named David Hall.

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Why We Should Save City’s Oldest Building – Patch.com

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
Why We Should Save City's Oldest Building
Patch.com
Ed Brill abandons his usual cynicism after getting a history lesson about Stupey log cabin at the Historical Society's fundraiser kickoff. The Highland Park Historical Society is planning a fundraising campaign to save Stupey Cabin.

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Smyrna church celebrates 100th anniversary – MyFox Atlanta

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
Smyrna church celebrates 100th anniversary
MyFox Atlanta
The Log Cabin Community Church has made it 100 years with the help and the support of the community. A Smyrna church is celebrating a significant birthday. The Log Cabin Community Church, located on Log Cabin Road, has survived war and fought a

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