The Original Tiny House

My contribution to Monochromia this week. Joe gave this image the perfect title, which I changed from the original title.  This log cabin is part of the Wilderness Road Museum in Newbern, Virginia. The museum and surrounding cabins were closed when I road by last Sunday afternoon, but I believe the cabin was built in the early 1800s.

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What does the title have to do with the photo?

Not a darn thing!

Instead, it’s referring to the fact that Joe had to remind me to post this week.  And i’m sliding under the wire with 90 minutes to spare!

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9 thoughts on “The Original Tiny House

  1. Shelter from the storm! What a neat little place, although its lack of windows makes me think maybe it’s a smokehouse…I do see openings for cross beams in it. I must look at it next time I’m down that way.

  2. I couldn’t even imagine living in that house. I feel claustrophobia creeping up just imagining it. No way! I MUST have windows and doors and …. not a box in which to live. Gorgeous image, Laurie! 🌹

  3. I’m often amazed how small some homes were in days done by And, often when a small log home is at a historic site, the tour guide will describe a large family that once lived in it, and I’m doubly amazed that everyone could fit into such a compact space.

  4. I keep forgetting to mention that I like the changes you made to your blog. Nicely done.

    I’m amazed at the way the black and white version of this log cabin looks painted. Do you see what I mean? Instead of logs, your photo capture makes it look like long swaths of black and white painted stripes. Fascinating!

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