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Early history of Ozaukee County, Wisconsin
(1965)

Log house at Hawthorne Hills,   p. 96


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LOG HOUSE AT HAWTHORNE HIL
The three room 100 year old log house which was
southeast of Newburg is now at Hawthorne Hills. The
Michael Ahner, who came to Wisconsin from Br
lean-to was added later. The logs in the house are I
logs were used in the lean-to, and all the logs were
shaped to fit with an ax. They are held together wi"
house has two wood burning stoves instead of a firep'
from central Germany thought that fireplaces were dii
The main section of the house contains a kitchi
and small stair hall with a half garret above. The
The living areaas large enough for dancing, az
the house the bull fiddle that provided the music.
There was also sleeping room in the attic, but
those days was not as snug as it is today. One of tl
recalled that it was not unusual to wake up and find
on his blankets.
Many of the original furnishings such as a trun)
pewter tankard, books, papers and musical instrumentf
Later, a pioneer village will-be built which wvi
barn, stone block house, smoke house, octogan barn, I
and general store.


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