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Historic Ogle Log Cabin

Corner of Parkway & Cherokee Orchard Road, Downtown Gatlinburg, Gatlinburg, TN
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Ranked #8 of 68 Attractions in Gatlinburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
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Fort Myers, Florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
27 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

We spent a lot of time trying to visit the historical sites, and when you walk in his cabin you are transported back 100+ years ago in 5 seconds. This guy spent so many years living in this cabin, never knowing my 3 year old son would be standing in his house whining about how bad he has to go... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

A must see for anyone interested in historic homesteads. Off the beaten path from the hustle and bustle of the town. So interesting to see the workmanship of these early settlers. Such an awesome home to explore.

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miamisburg
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46 reviews 46 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Been in this old house many times but still go back in when I'm walking through that end of town. Strange this old cabin is in the middle of bustling Gatlinburg. Sometimes there is someone from local Historical Society in there to answer questions and let you look through a big book of old black and white pictures of back... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

A historic place to visit. Quite and rustic, it makes you think how the settlers live back in time. We all enjoyed the visit at the Ogle Log Cabin a must see to those who like to learn and see history

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Fairmount, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Beautiful scenery, easy hike and neat historical site ...plenty of places to take nature pics at ... Would be nice if map had actual layout of trail though so you know you're still on it

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Very nice exhibit. Wish I could go back in time. It's amazing how well the log homes were built and are still standing today. It did have a new Shake roof, but it was beautiful. Natural beauty.

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I am a history buff & love going through old buildings & seeing how people in our past lived. It gives you a whole new appreciation of all our modern conveniences & makes you realize just how difficult it must have been just to get through a normal, everyday, day. No wonder our ancestor's got up at daybreak & went... More

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Bowling Green, Ky
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Hidden at traffic light #6, behind trees & bushes, is the very 1st home built in the Smokies! It's a rustic, one room cabin which housed the Ogle family & all their many children (9 I think). It's set up with artifacts from back in the 1800's when it was first built & a docent is on duty to tell... More

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Cave City, Kentucky
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

it is what I like to do walk a round old sites like this look at the old ways of life it good to see the way people used to live vs the way we live today some times we need to stop and think about it

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

short walk to cabin. Very cool historic facts about the cabin and the family. Delightful older gentlemen sharing facts about the area and the cabin.

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