Dwellings built of logs: their construction and history.
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Great Lakes School of Log Building
Teaching the craft of log building in northern Minnesota. Provides a lengthy bibliography on the history and techniques of log construction.
Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site
The 1840s home of Thomas and Sarah Bush Lincoln is now an 86-acre living history farm run by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, which includes a replica of the Lincoln log cabin and two other farm houses of the period.
Log Cabins in America: The Finnish Experience
This lesson plan from the US National Park Service provides a history of the log cabin tradition and Scandinavian influence on American pioneers.
Log Cabins: Building Homes on the American Frontier
Jackie Craven explains that today's log cabins may be spacious and elegant, but in the 1800s they reflected the hardships of life on the North American frontier.
Log Home Living
View magazine articles and photos, scan floorplans, learn about upcoming industry events, research financing, order books and catalogs, subscribe to publications and post questions.
Morgan Log House, Towamencin, PA
Brief history, description and visitor information on the 17th-century log house, home of Daniel Boone's grandparents.
PBS: Frontier House: Frontier Life
Illustrated article by Christopher W. Czajka on the homes built on the United States frontier in the latter part of the 19th century. Covers the historical background and details of construction. Includes a short bibliography.