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Log Cabin

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1853. Beadle Park, northwest corner Iowa 9 and N. Elm St.

Charmingly awkward proportions mark this log cabin; it's almost as high as it is square. The logs were squared, and the gable ends were covered with clapboard. The shake shingle roof is recent, of course.

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Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Log Cabin", [Cresco, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-NO082.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 373-373.

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