Historical Log Homes

The history of log cabins and log homes go back to the early days of American culture. Many of our presidents were born in log homes and used the iconic symbol of the "rugged life" to get elected. Learn more about the historic log homes that we all know and love. Plus, you might learn a thing or two about the origin of America's favorite home.

This Remote Canadian Log Cabin is Off-Grid Goals
This Remote Canadian Log Cabin is Off-Grid Goals
A remote Canadian log cabin proves that living off the grid doesn’t necessarily mean you have to rough it.
An Off-Grid Cabin in Colorado
An Off-Grid Cabin in Colorado
No electricity? No plumbing? No problem. Now THIS is off-the-grid living!
This Old Mining Ghost Town is For Sale
Ever dreamed of owning a California mining ghost town? Us either. But it's still eerily cool to see these untouched log home bu...
Elite Retreat
Sagamore: The National Historic Landmark in the Adirondacks
This historic camp near the Adirondacks represents the resiliency and the spirit of log homes.
America's Oldest Log Cabin Is For Sale
Would you buy the oldest log cabin in America? Now is your chance—but for a price.
This Historic Lodge is a Diamond in the Rough
This Historic Lodge is a Diamond in the Rough
Montana's recently restored Kootenai Lodge recalls a rich heritage.
Take a Look at This Tennessee Log Home that Mixes Old + New
A Tennessee couple’s appreciation for the heritage of 
their land prompts them to build a new mountaintop log home that looks l...
American Presidents Born in Log Cabins
At least seven United States Presidents were born in log cabins, which only reaffirms that great things really do start with lo...
Exploring the Log Homes of Ireland
The log homes of Ireland are no exception when it comes to cozy living and rustic appeal.
Abraham Lincoln's Log Cabin in Kentucky
As President's Day approaches, let's remember one of America's most beloved leaders and his famous log cabin home.
America's Most Expensive Log "Cabin"
Got an extra $40 million laying around? Luckily, it doesn't cost a thing to take a look inside this Michigan log "cabin."
Log Homes in Russian Architecture
Wood is the foundation of some of the world’s greatest historical construction projects, and Russia’s rich history of architect...
An Old-Fashioned Log Home in Historic Cooperstown
With careful work, one New Jersey couple creates an old-fashioned-looking log home that fits seamlessly into the surrounding historic community.