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.
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