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Felts Log House

1815 Felts Log House

To book a field trip e-mail Christy Spurlock or call 270-745-6082.

exterior of felts log house

This early nineteenth century log house built in Logan County, KY is a classic example of traditional Kentucky architecture.
The dog-trot floor plan and poplar, oak, and walnut construction are typical of the architecture of the region. Reproduction
furniture, equipment, tools and clothing inside the Felts House accurately represent an upper income South Central Kentucky
family home of 1815.

 


 

Field Trip Worksheets Fast Felts Facts    
Kid's Stuff 1 Log House Characteristics
Kid's Stuff 2 Log House Vocabulary

 

Felts house hearth room

Inside the Felts House above is the hearth room and below is a photo of the "best room".

Felts bedroom with bed

 

Outside of Felts Log house with fieldtrip

Come join the fun on a tour of the Felts Log House.

Fieldtrip inside Felts House

 

children in costume

Dress like an early Kentucky settler and watch cooking on the hearth. Learn about school and
try the toys children used during 1815.

Felts House fieldtrip, kitchen

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