The Visitor Information Center is a most atypical log cabin. Anchorage was never strictly a log cabin town, but the log cabin stands here as a symbol of the perceived frontier character of the town. Unlike most log cabins, this one was designed by an architect, Edwin B. Crittenden. Built in Homer in 1954 and moved to Anchorage, the cabin has round logs, saddle notched at the corners. The gable roof of sod on poles is typical, but the stone fireplace and chimney are not. Also atypical is its northern orientation.
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