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Explore this One Log House made from a 2,100 Year Old Tree

One Log House, California (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)
One Log House, California (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)
One Log House, Garberville, California (Photo Credit: Trip Advisor)
One Log House, Garberville, California (Photo Credit: Trip Advisor)

Carved from a 2,100 year old tree, this historic log house is now a popular attraction in Garberville, California. After making its trip around the country is has settled here for over 20 years.

History

Once a towering Redwood tree in northern California, this log was cut down to make a log home. In 1946, a 32′ portion of the tree was carved out by artist Art Schmock. This section of the tree alone weight 42 tons.

Mr. Schmock spent over 8 months working on the tree. After it was completed the One Log House amazed many of its visitors. Complete with a kitchen, bedroom and more it was a perfectly livable residence.

Shortly after being completed, One Log House has wheel attached to its frame and took off on an adventure. For nearly 50 years it traveled the country. It made stops at fairs, festivals and even museums around America.

In 1999, One Log House was sent to Garberville where it currently is located. The home is available for tours and receives many visitors each year.

How to Visit

One Log House is located at 705 U.S. 101 in Garberville, California. Admission is reported to be $1 per person. Also nearby is the One Log Café, gift shop and lounge.

If you are looking to experience this one-of-a-kind attraction, click here for more information.

Thanks for reading and as always, keep on truckin’.

-Violet Sky

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