Archive for June, 2013

Lincoln Log Cabin to mark Independence Day next weekend – Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

Sunday, June 30th, 2013
Lincoln Log Cabin to mark Independence Day next weekend
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier
Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site is located in southern Coles County and is the location of the home of Thomas and Sarah Bush Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln's father and stepmother. Site activities often portray events and activities that took place

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Repairing history one log at a time – Muscatine Journal

Sunday, June 30th, 2013
Repairing history one log at a time
Muscatine Journal
The volunteers were rebuilding the cabin near the 165-year-old Pine Creek Grist Mill, during the "Lincoln Logs for Adults Day," event, hosted by the local non-profit group, Friends of the Old Log Cabin. The cabin is now part of a display of restored

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Visitors step back in time during tours of Palmer Park log cabin – Detroit Free Press

Sunday, June 30th, 2013
Visitors step back in time during tours of Palmer Park log cabin
Detroit Free Press
Hundreds of visitors took a step back in time today touring the log cabin in Detroit's Palmer Park rarely open to the public. The home — once belonging to Sen. Thomas Palmer and his wife, Elizabeth (Lizzie) Merrill Palmer — was completed in 1887 and

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Cabin offers glimpse of Worth County history – Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Sunday, June 30th, 2013
Cabin offers glimpse of Worth County history
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
(0) Comments. Fitted with pioneer furniture, tools and memorabilia, the log cabin built in 1869 in Worth County by Norwegian homesteader Arne Sime beckons present-day visitors to take a step back in time. Moved log by log to Hanlontown in 2006, where

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Cabin offers glimpse of Worth County history – Seattle Post Intelligencer

Sunday, June 30th, 2013
Cabin offers glimpse of Worth County history
Seattle Post Intelligencer
HANLONTOWN, Iowa (AP) — Fitted with pioneer furniture, tools and memorabilia, the log cabin built in 1869 in Worth County by Norwegian homesteader Arne Sime beckons present-day visitors to take a step back in time. Moved log by log to Hanlontown in 

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1869 cabin in Hanlontown offers glimpse of Worth County history – The Republic

Sunday, June 30th, 2013
1869 cabin in Hanlontown offers glimpse of Worth County history
The Republic
Located behind Hanlontown's 1919 Citizens Savings Bank museum on the city's main street, the oak log cabin known today as the Sime-Oswald log cabin was built by Arne Sime south of Highway 105, where a large rock marks its original location along 

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Log cabin discovered behind siding – STLtoday.com

Sunday, June 30th, 2013
Log cabin discovered behind siding
STLtoday.com
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — When siding was removed from an old home in Cape Girardeau, it turned out to be quite a find: A log cabin was hidden beneath. Retired contractor Jim Blakemore is leading an effort to finish uncovering the building and find a 

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Log cabin discovered behind siding – Fort Mills Times

Sunday, June 30th, 2013
Log cabin discovered behind siding
Fort Mills Times
When siding was removed from an old home in Cape Girardeau, it turned out to be quite a find: A log cabin was hidden beneath. Retired contractor Jim Blakemore is leading an effort to finish uncovering the building and find a place to move it, The

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Log cabin discovered behind siding – KOAM TV 7 – KOAM-TV

Sunday, June 30th, 2013
Log cabin discovered behind siding – KOAM TV 7
KOAM-TV
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) – When siding was removed from an old home in Cape Girardeau, it turned out to be quite a find: A log cabin was hidden beneath. The Southeast Missourian (http://bit.ly/128ABTg ) reports that retired contractor Jim Blakemore is 

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Top news: UFOs disabled nuclear warheads, FBI can hack your car’s brakes, more

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

Read also wonderfully inspiring articles on the death and amazing legacy of Damanhur’s founder Falco and on urban homesteading and self-sufficiency on very small urban farm. To skip to the section on inspiring articles, click here. Former FBI …

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