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Cabins and Sod Huts

Why log cabins? Because they are homes built by families that stayed together through good times and bad.

Cabins and Sod Huts

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primitive dolls~

~ Winter Willow Primitives ~ Under The Willow ~

Ostertag pioneer homestead

Women of the pioneer days had it rough...but it was 'modern' then

Cabin fireplace, 1894

Life, Homes, & Other Scenes | Cabin fireplace, 1894

Primitive Kitchen, Early 1800s Primitive Kitchen.

Primitive Kitchen


Legends of America Photo Prints | Women of the West

Women of the West | Pearl Hart, lady outlaw

The first house in Dighton, Kansas, built 1879

Little cowboy 1800's

This wood fired cook stove dates from the early 1850's.

Postcards from South Dakota



dugout cabins were prevalent in Kansas at first.

These two women, probably sisters, lived in a fairly comfortable, small homestead shack. With their cats and dog they enjoyed the comforts of a real bed and other furniture. A steamer trunk held their clothing and personal items.

Section 2: Homestead Act of 1862 | North Dakota Studies

Caroline Atwater standing in the kitchen door of her log house, Orange County, North Carolina, July 1939 • Dorothea Lange

Caroline's Kitchen: 1939

sod house, nebraska 1905

North Dakota Soddy--Many single women homesteaded too. Wow!

Welcome to the Badlands: Stunning black and white pictures give a rare glimpse into the hardships of life on the American frontier

Fun on the prairie ... looks like a load of Buffalo Chips to keep the fire going ... Seriously !! Can you imagine the life ??

May 1938. Irwinville Farms, Georgia. "Mrs. Coleman doing a washing." by John Vachon for the Resettlement Administration.

70+ Homestead Hacks | The Prairie Homestead

70+ Homestead Hacks | The Prairie Homestead

DIY complete instructions to build amazing smokehouse...

Cedar smokehouse construction

How To Season Cast Iron Pans by Food Storage Moms

How To Season Cast Iron Pans - Food Storage Moms

Gardening dynamo that too often gets thrown away in the trash - 20 ways to use them

11 Tips For Starting A Homestead | Learn how to start your own homestead and overcoming the struggles of everyday survival. #pioneersettler |

11 Tips for Starting a Homestead