Hyde Log Cabin - Grand Isle, Vermont
Posted by: Vermontish
N 44° 43.568 W 073° 17.542
18T E 635227 N 4953946
Quick Description: Believed to be the oldest log cabin in the US
Location: Vermont, United States
Date Posted: 1/6/2011 1:58:15 PM
Waymark Code: WMAETY
Long Description:Built circa 1783.
This pioneer log cabin was one of the first buildings constructed in the area. Built from cedar logs by Jedediah Hyde, Jr., an engineer and veteran of the Revolutionary War, it was the home of the Hyde family for over 150 years. The cabin has one large room, heated by a stone fireplace, and a loft above. Many believe this to be the oldest log cabin in the United States. The cabin was moved two miles to this location in 1946 by the Vermont Historical Society and restored in 1956 and 1985. The Grand Isle Historical Society owns the collection in the building.
Marker Name: Hyde Log Cabin
Location: Grand Isle
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