Honest Abe Living

Honest Abe Living, December 2023

A Model Remodel – Honest Abe Murfreesboro

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The model is currently open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on Saturday from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. to once again welcome prospective homeowners and inquisitive visitors.

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Over the past few years Honest Abe Log Homes has been in the process of remodeling the company’s model home in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Built in 1981, the home has welcomed thousands of guests seeking information about building their own log or timber frame home or just curious about the eye-catching log home.

“Our Murfreesboro Model Sales Center is a short drive down the interstate from Nashville,” said Honest Abe Log Homes Vice President Jeff Clements. “This model home is an ideal location where visitors can observe the durability and longevity of our homes at a convenient location. Being in the geographic center of the state, we are a short drive for anyone visiting the middle Tennessee area.”

The Murfreesboro model’s team, Dan Smith, David Mathis and Tammy Taylor, continued serving Honest Abe customers throughout the longer-than-expected restoration and remodeling project, made so due to material shortages and delays. Molly Cooper of Honest Abe’s interior design firm, Cooper & Co., who was tasked with the challenge of the remodel of the two-decades-old building, explains in the accompanying article how the project was approached and successfully completed.

Christmas looks better from an Honest Abe home.

Snap your seasonal story with us.

On Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023, our Honest Abe Log Homes models in Tennessee located in the towns of Murfreesboro, Cookeville, Crossville and Moss, welcome everyone to bring their loved ones and, of course, their cameras, to seize the perfect family Christmas card moments.

Each of these model homes has been adorned with enchanting Christmas decorations throughout, providing a variety of ideal backdrops for creating timeless memories.

There’s no charge and no appointments are not necessary. Simply drop by any time between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., and stay as long as you’d like. After your photo session, join us for some warm cider and delicious cookies.

Get directions to each home here.

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Decorating Decorating

Simple touches make Christmas decor extraordinary.

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Security Security

Protecting your home and valuables from holiday burglars.

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Preparedness Preparedness

Plan ahead for a disaster in a remote location.

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Bathroom Floors

Comfort and character achieved through quality materials.

Bon Bons

Bonbons and cake balls are a traditional Christmas treat that have never gone out of style. Those shown here are served on a 70-year-old bonbon tree that has been handed down through the generations of one of Honest Abe’s employees. 


The Drummy Log Cabin

The Drummy Log Cabin in Indiana was custom designed for a family as a vacation home on their own farm so grandchildren could have the log cabin experience throughout the seasons. This tiny home uses space wisely. The first floor is open with a kitchen, dining and living area flowing around a staircase that leads to a sleeping loft. Covered full-width, 8′ wide porches on both the front and back extend the living space.

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All our models will be decorated and open to the public for the holiday season. You are welcome to come by to see our log homes with no obligation.