31, 2001 was a historic day in Lynn Township. The Zeisloff log cabin
built sometime in the late 1740's was moved from private property to
Ontelaunee Park about a mile away. The journey was witnessed by close
to 200 interested onlookers of all ages.
log cabin has a magnificent story to tell. From the massacre of several
family members by ma-rauding Indians during the French and Indian War
through 250 years of American history, it has also sat witness to 250
years of Lynn Township history.
east on Zeisloff Rd...
north across a stubble field and through standing soybeans and corn...
cabin emerged to head down the center of Leh Court.
a right on Allemaengel Rd. and an immediate left into the park recently
acquired by Lynn Township.
final destination was a small grove of trees where the pre-Revolution
structure will be restored and become a focal point of the Lynn Township
Historical Society's mission of preserving Lynn Township's rich cultural
heritage for future generations.
understanding of our precious past can only add to the enjoyment of
our 21st century lives.
log home was transported by V.H. Wolfe House Movers of Bethel, Berks
County and the Lynn-Heidelberg Historical Society welcomes all donations
to help defray the cost of this project.