||We are indebted to
for this beautiful photo and description.
The cabin belonged to Alford Martin "Martin" Caudill and
Frances Jane "Jannie" Blevins. My grandfather, Linnie Famon
Caudill, was the first child born to Martin and Jannie.
Based upon his birth date and their marriage date, I deduce
that the cabin was likely constructed in late 1894 or the
spring of 1895. Martin and Jannie had fourteen children
although not all of them were born in the cabin.
Martin was the son of James 'Harrison' Caudill. Harrison had
The cabin is located deep within Basin Cove which is part of
Doughton Park, a United States National Park.