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Pioneer home in Wisconsin  Imagine this house renovated today...Look at how high the porch roof is to the house roof---no windows in front either.

Pioneer home in Wisconsin Imagine this house renovated today.Look at how high the porch roof is to the house roof---no windows in front either.

North American settlers

North American Settlers, - Retronaut / Pa would bang his head on the roof. The "barn" is a tarp covered spot beside the house. Note the *wooden* fireplace.

Pioneers building log cabin, photo courtesy of Time Life Books.

Pioneer woman overseeing the building of her log cabin. God bless the pioneers.

Early Pioneer Homes Taken From Glass Plate Negatives and Scanned by Tudy Standlee~Mt. Pleasant Pioneer Relic Home and Blacksmith Shop~ : 10/1/11 - 11/1/11

Early Pioneer Homes Taken From Glass Plate Negatives and Scanned by Tudy Standlee~Mt. Pleasant Pioneer Relic Home and Blacksmith Shop~ : -

Family photo, 1892. Dugout on the South Loup River, near Virge Allen Homestead, Custer County, Nebraska.

Family photo, Dugout on the South Loup River, near Virge Allen Homestead, Custer County, Nebraska.

Pioneers and Homesteaders - They came and flourished.  Not the end of the rainbow but the end of rail and trail, West.  They  brought dreams and civilization.  Education, Churches, Law, Self Government, Family, values of hard work and self reliance expressed in many languages and customs.  Many nations made One.

Roy Jacobs family birthday party in front of a log cabin, September This cabin was originally built by Osmyn Deuel in the Mormon pioneers’ original fort of located at the present site of Pioneer Park

The Donner Party constructed a large cabin against this rock, using it as the western wall of the structure. A plaque mounted on the rock contains the names of the Donner Part. Postcard ca. 1950.This Day in History: Apr 25, 1847: The last survivors of the Donner Party are out of the wilderness.

my ancesters- "The face of this rock formed the fireplace of the Murphy cabin where were buried the ill-fated members of the Donner party - in the winter of 1846 -

Margaret Bramer (later Mrs. Otto Hanson) in her homestead shack in South Dakota.  Thousands of single women traveled west to stake their claim to a homestead in the post-Civil War period.

I never knew that lots of single women did this. Otto Hanson) in her homestead shack in South Dakota. Thousands of single women traveled west to stake their claim to a homestead in the post-Civil War period.

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