The one-story log building that has served as Eagle's city hall since 1901 is typical of the log cabins built in the town and surrounding area. The structure consists of round logs, saddle notched at the corners and chinked with moss and mud. Earth is piled around the foundations for additional warmth. The gable roof is constructed of rafters supporting planks, on which corrugated iron has been placed; sod roofs were probably more typical. A recent addition to the rear is approximately the same dimensions, but taller. Constructed of logs sawn flat on three sides, it is an exceptionally compatible addition.
You are here
If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.
SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.