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Palmer-Epard Cabin, Beatrice, Gage County, NE



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Location
Beatrice, NE

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NE-21
Building/structure dates: 1867 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1950 subsequent work
Significance: The Palmer-Epard Cabin, built in 1867, was moved to Homestead National Monument from a neighboring township in 1950. The construction and furnishings show the pattern of life followed by homesteaders on the tall-grass prairies, and maintenance is in strict regard to original appearance.

Subjects
Homesteading
Moving Of Structures
Log Cabins


Related Names
Pope, Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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