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Honest Abe Log Homes Summer 2019

Five custom homes by Honest Abe Log Homes will be open to visitors on June 15 in Rutherford County, TN during the Honest Abe Log Homes Summer 2019. Each home, designed and manufactured by Honest Abe Log Homes, reflect a variety of log styles. The tour offers a chance to see a small custom log cabin to a large family home in progress.

Begin the day with refreshments. A map and directions are presented to registered participants at 9 a.m. The free self-guided tour from 10 a.m. til 3 p.m includes stops at several finished homes as well as a construction site. 

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