Stones for the Holstein Cabin foundation came from a cabin on Sinking Creek. This view of the fireplace wall shows progress is being made.

History is being made on Court Street in New Castle, where stone mason/master builder Roger Davis has made great progress now that spring has finally sprung in Craig County.

The Holstein Cabin, which dates to early 1800 and was lived in until the 1960’s, is being reconstructed stone by stone and log by log. The majority of the building materials are original, with some replacement logs being used from a dismantled 200-year old barn from the Hawkins farm on Rt. 614, donated by George and Karen Barnhart.

With a preliminary budget of $40,000, the donation of these much-needed logs was a tremendous help. The cost of rebuilding the cabin is funded completely through tax-deductible donations to the Craig County Historical Society….

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