Log Cabin in Cades Cove area of Great Smoky Mountains National Park by David Smart for Stocksy United

Log Cabin in Cades Cove area of Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The John Oliver cabin, built in the early 1820s, is the oldest log cabin in Cades Cove section of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The logs in this cabin were hewn with a broad ax and he stone chimney is held together with mud mortar. The purpose of the split rail fence was to keep the farm animals out of the cabin.

Share this image

Image #50610
Uploaded 22 May, 2013
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

This image is exclusive to Stocksy