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Alabama Bronze Map

A Guide to the Images of the Bronze Map on the Lawn of the Alabama Department of Archives and History

image from Bronze Map: 'Pioneer Dogtrot Cabin'

 

58. Pioneer Dogtrot Cabin

Statewide

 

Many early Alabama settlers, especially in the Hill Country, built log cabins as their first homes. Some had a central open breezeway, often called a "dogtrot."