The story of Logan
Creek's log house began before 1851 in Russell County,
VA about 4 miles west of Honaker on the Hart place.
This single pen type was constructed of old growth
yellow poplar logs, hand hewn and of the "half-dovetail"
method of end joinery.
As evidenced by the variety of different
tool marks, this house was a team effort. On the logs
we found 5 distinct adze strikes from a 2 1/2" adze to a
4 1/2" one....also evidence of a large broadaxe was