Restoration Guide for Historic Log Buildings on the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail

Restoration Guide for Historic Log Buildings on the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail

Historic log buildings are one of the most iconic examples of vernacular architecture in the Southeast. In the early 1800s, logs served as a favored construction material for both European Americans and Cherokee.

Table of Contents
Introduction (pg 1)
Log Buildings on the Trail of Tears (pg 2)
Restoration Problems and Solutions (pg 6)
          Foundation (pg 6)
          Sills (pg 8)
          Floor Joists (pg 9)
          Flooring (pg 10)
          Wall Logs (pg 11)
          Chinking and Daubing (pg 12)
          Loft Joists (pg 14)
          Plates (pg 15)
          Roof (pg 16)
          Siding (pg 17)
          Doors (pg 18)
          Windows (pg 19)
          Fireplace (pg 19)
Additional Information (Inside Back Cover)
Photo Captions  (Inside Back Cover)

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