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Log Cabin at Palmer Park - Photos

Stairs off the entryway

The cabin brings a beautiful, country feel to the city on a fall day.

Bedroom on the second floor

Railing at the top of the stairs on the second floor

One of the two fireplaces on the ground floor.

The first-floor bathroom has all the charm of an outhouse and all the amenities of a 1900s home.

One of the two fireplaces on the ground floor.

Volunteers who worked to clean up the cabin, after it had been closed and neglected for decades.

The cabin's kitchen, before volunteers gave it a much-needed scrub-down.

The staircase near the front door, before volunteers had cleaned up the cabin

Despite neglect by the city, the cabin has remained in decent shape.

The Log Cabin under restoration on June 30, 2013.