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Sherman in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Log Dwelling

 
 
Log Dwelling Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 18, 2018
1. Log Dwelling Marker
Inscription.
Log Dwelling
Originally a French fort having no doors or windows and a log roof with entrance through a protected underground tunnel, this building was sold and used as a dwelling. At this time, doors, windows, floors and a roof were added. It is restored to present a picture of life as lived by pioneer farmers about 1800. This building was moved 10 miles to this spot.
 
Erected by Yorker Museum.
 
Location. 42° 9.69′ N, 79° 35.766′ W. Marker is in Sherman, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker can be reached from Church Street 0.1 miles north of Park Street (County Route 18). Touch for map. Marker is on the gated grounds of the Yorker Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 Park Street, Sherman NY 14781, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Here Stood a Station of the Underground Railroad (a few steps from this marker); Peter Ripley Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); In Grateful Tribute (within shouting distance of this marker); To the Perpetual Memory (within shouting distance of this marker); Ebenezer Skellie
Log Dwelling & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 18, 2018
2. Log Dwelling & Marker
(approx. 4.3 miles away); Pioneer Home (approx. 6.3 miles away); Lewis Miller Cottage (approx. 7 miles away); Miller Park (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sherman.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 96 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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