POLK COUNTY MUSEUM

Bolivar, Missouri

Log Cabin

The Log Cabin, located on the grounds of the Museum, was built in 1867. It is a two-story building that oral history suggests was designed as a country store but was always used as a home. In the 1980s it was moved from its location in the woods between Bolivar and Aldrich (southwestern part of Polk County) to the Museum grounds.


The Log Cabin on the grounds of the Polk County Museum.

A view of the Log Cabin with the Gazebo in the background.

Main  view of inside of Log Cabin, Polk County Museum.

This view of the Log Cabin is from the front doorway looking into the house.

The bed in the Log Cabin, Polk County Museum.

The bed at the side of the Log Cabin. At the back of the head of the bed is the enclosed stairway leading to the second floor. It is kept closed for safety reasons.

The table in the Log Cabin, Polk County Museum.

A view of the cabin standing at the back door. The wood cookstove is in the far corner.

 


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