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I found this interesting article on dating the Hodgenville Lincoln cabins:
I agree it is interesting.

Sadly they only confirmed what those who previously investigated found out and reported on, many years ago.
I wonder how much money this study took?

Weather and insects took their toll on the longevity on the logs. Back then, a primitive log cabin might last between 20-40 years, if lucky. When they started to seriously deteriorate, they were taken apart and the logs in decent shape would be used in barns and other out buildings.
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