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Glen Carbon in Madison County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Yanda Log Cabin

 
 
Yanda Log Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, December 28, 2020
1. Yanda Log Cabin Marker
Inscription.  The Yanda Log Cabin was built in 1853 by Austrian immigrant William Yanda, a blacksmith. The family owned the property for at least three generations, including Frank Yanda, Jr., an early mayor.

This cabin was restored in 1992 by Glen Carbon volunteers.
 
Erected 2018 by Illinois State Society and National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the The Colonial Dames XVII Century, National Society series list.
 
Location. 38° 45.015′ N, 89° 58.784′ W. Marker is in Glen Carbon, Illinois, in Madison County. Marker is on South Main Street north of Birger Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 148 S Main St, Glen Carbon IL 62034, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Village Hall & Firehouse (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War I Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bethel Meetinghouse (approx. 1˝ miles away); Nix/Judy Pioneer Cemetery
Yanda Log Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, December 28, 2020
2. Yanda Log Cabin Marker
Marker/plaque is on the far left on a stone
(approx. 1.6 miles away); Revolutionary War Patriots (approx. 1.6 miles away); A-7E Corsair II (approx. 2˝ miles away); Goshen Road Terminus (approx. 2.7 miles away); LeClaire, Illinois (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glen Carbon.
 
Also see . . .  Heritage Museum and Log Cabin. From the Village of Glen Carbon's website. Yanda raised ten children while living here. In later years, a house was built around the cabin. It was discovered in 1989, leading the Village to purchase the former log cabin. Many family events take place at Yanda Log Cabin and tours are held. (Submitted on December 28, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
Yanda Cabin image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, December 28, 2020
3. Yanda Cabin
Additional marking next to the marker
Supplementary plaque image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, December 28, 2020
4. Supplementary plaque
This is mounted next to the entrance of the cabin
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 28, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 33 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 28, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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