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To Shield Historic Cabins From Wildfire, Wrap Them in Foil
The U.S. Forest Service is protecting century-old houses by treating them like last night's dinner.
September 06, 2017
Waskesiu Lake, Canada
Grey Owl's Cabin
Where the English trapper who faked a First Nations identity bunked with beavers.
Added by Burgess Shale
America's Oldest Log Cabin Is For Sale
"Nothnagle Log Home," a registered National Historic Site, could be yours for $2.9 million.
June 22, 2017
Herbert Hoover's 'Brown House' rural presidential retreat was a PR disaster amid the start of the Great Depression.
Added by WhiskeyBristles
Museum of Wooden Architecture and Peasant Life
300-year-old villagers houses and traditional churches preserve a nearly lost piece of Russian history.
Added by kgignatyev
San Miguel Ameyalco, Mexico
A fairy garden in an old hotel hidden in La Marquesa forest.
Added by YairLobo
Nørre Nebel, Denmark
This quiet bird sanctuary on the Danish coast is home to something not usually found in a conservation area: hunters' cabins.
Added by A secret club
Highland, New York
This rustic think-space for famed naturalist John Burroughs stands exactly as he left it.
Added by lkarnath
Photos of the World's Most Interesting Cabins, Shacks and Hideaways
The classy way to go into hiding.
October 05, 2016
An abandoned 1920s-era stretch of cabins now overshadowed by the 66 Motel.
Added by lewblank
The Flying “V” Cabin
This rustic cabin, outfitted with gun slits, was once home to John D. Tewksbury, patriarch of the bloodiest family feud in American history.
Added by Dylan
Stay overnight in the world's most sleekly designed rabbit hole, free of charge.
Added by basaltena
One man's ambition created this psychedelic log home.
Added by musikazeek
Shrine of The Pines
This log cabin gallery is one man's gnarly, hand-carved tribute to his favorite type of tree.
Added by robertshell22
Log Skyscrapers of Whitehorse
When the big city meets the edge of the frontier, log skyscrapers are born.
Added by Liz Hargreaves
This historic Idaho island is home to a strange timeshare museum, a homemade mini-golf course, and an outhouse named Aunt Fanny.
Added by Anna Marlis Burgard
Lake and Peninsula, Alaska
The simple log cabin of a famed loner and naturalist stands preserved as a symbol of the ultimate DIY lifestyle.
Added by Milo Vella
Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
The Lower Swedish Cabin
One of the oldest log cabins in America is one of the last of its kind this historic Swedish dwelling remains a piece of living history.
Added by zalen
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