c. 1760 Log Cabin – Boston, KY

Added to OHD on 7/26/18   -   Last OHD Update: 4/12/20   -   15 Comments
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775 Simon Greenwell Rd, Boston, KY 40107

  • $140,000
  • 3 Bed
  • 1 Bath
  • 1000 Sq Ft
  • 10.82 Ac.
Privacy and history all on one property. This cabin was built in the 1760's in Cox's Creek through the days when Jesse James roamed the area and was moved to this location in 1984. The HVAC, roof, windows have all been updated within the last 8 years. Great place for a retreat with beautiful wooded acreage!
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Edward Seay, Betty Seay Realty
(502) 349-0051
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15 Comments on c. 1760 Log Cabin – Boston, KY

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  1. Karen B says: 319 comments

    Very surprised this gem hasn’t been snapped up here in KY. Bardstown is the county seat and has oodles of history and charm. Easy commute to Louisville. Would love to see more of this cabin.

  2. CoraCora says: 2077 comments
    OHD Supporter & Moderator

    Clinton, TN

    Wow! Why does this makes me think of the movie: The Last of the Mohicans??

    I think it was set during that time period (French and Indian War), but in New York.

    What a testament this place is to the fortitude of those who built it!

    • Eileen M says: 287 comments

      Yes, a real testament to those settlers. If you like oldlog cabins, you should check out “Barnwood Builders” on DIY network. New episodes Sundays at 9 p.m. Very interesting.

      • Karen says: 1210 comments

        Thats a good show. Also, check out, on the same network, Stone House Restoration. I think that’s the name of it. The contractor in this show works mainly in Bucks County, PA. There must be a ton of old stone houses (many dating to before the Re
        volution) in that area!

    • Perhaps it reminds you of LOTM because your name is Cora? My favorite movie and my new favorite house!!!!!

  3. Mark Wood says: 53 comments

    Jesse James lived in the 1760’s?

    • Karen B says: 319 comments

      I think the realtor made a mistake meaning 1860’s. Jesse James was through Nelson County and in Bardstown there is a Tavern with some history connected to the James.

  4. Karen says: 1210 comments

    With some cosmetic work (what happened to the kitchen cabinet drawers?) this would make a great weekend/hunting place! If I were the real estate agent, I’d get some weed killer on that vine going up the front of the cabin. I bet that isn’t good for the mortar. What isgoing on behind that woodstove? Looks like someone ripped something out of the wall. I think I’d rather have a furnace, and put the fireplace back in. Complete with a spider, and a swing arm for cooking! I wish they had more photos of the inside.

  5. Myssi says: 4 comments

    This house was made like Lincoln logs…. well the other way around!!! I love it.
    Why are most of the fireplaces closed up in these old homes. I would think they would still be used.

  6. James Hepler says: 2 comments

    Jesse James was not living in the 1760s fyi. 1847-1882

  7. Jim Heidelberg says: 1 comments

    The Jesses James comment was confusing but related, I assume, to the time when the cabin was relocated not built.

    • Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 12224 comments

      1901 Folk Victorian
      Chestatee, GA

      He wasn’t alive in the 1980’s either. But when I first read it, I thought they just meant the area was once known as where Jesse James was once not that he was there when the cabin was built.

  8. Cynthia Skidmore says: 17 comments

    Oh, my. Give me a few days to pack and drive down there!

  9. abevyabevy says: 305 comments
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    1857 victorian
    Applegate, MI

    I love this. Needs a few things completed. but, I am ready to move now. If it only was a little farther North. These log cabin’s are some of the most popular houses on “old House Dreams”. This one is set on good land, from the looks of it. It is puzzling why there is nice newer air and missing drawers in kitchen. But it is all able to be fixed in the long run. Love this.

  10. Stacy says: 473 comments

    Love this!! A fan of old log cabins & history!! Wish I could see this in person!!


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