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Joseph Olson

Log Cabin

The Joseph Olson Log Cabin is the childhood home of

Jacob Olson (1854-1937), founder of the Bosque Museum.  It was built by his father, Joseph in 1866.


The cabin was moved to the museum grounds in 1985 when efforts were made to preserve and restore the walls and interior. 


Improvements continue to be made to the log cabin.  In 2015, a cover was placed over the cabin to protect it. 


If you wish to contribute to the on-going improvements to the log cabin, please hit the "donate" button at the bottom of the page and note "Log Cabin"  to designate your donation.

History comes to life as children explore the cabin and it's pioneer furniture. 

It has become an essential teaching tool.

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