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Suggested Reading

Ensminger, Robert F.
      2003      The Pennsylvania Barn: Its Origin, Evolution, and Distribution in North America. Second edition. The Johns Hopkins University
                    Press, Baltimore, MD

Evans, Benjamin D. and June R. Evans
      2001      Pennsylvania’s Covered Bridges: A Complete Guide. Second edition. University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA

Heintzelman, Donald S.
      2007      Create Tour of County’s Historic Log Cabins. The Morning Call, May 28, 2007.

Hunter, William A.
      1960      Forts on the Pennsylvania Frontier, 1753-1758. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, PA

Jordan, Terry
      1985      American Log Buildings. University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, NC

Kaufman, David B.
      1981      Log Cabins—Their History and Description. The Hearthstone, pages 7-11.

Mathews, Alfred and Austin N. Hungerford
      1884      History of the Counties of Lehigh and Carbon in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Euerts & Richards, Philadelphia, PA

Maulfair, Jane
      2008      Talking with Rich Klase. The Hearthstone, pages 18-23. [Explains how log cabins were built using a few basic tools].

Mercer, Henry
      1967      The Origin of Log Houses in the United States. Bucks County Historical Society, Doylestown, PA

Montgomery, Thomas Lynch (Editor)
      1916      Report of the Commission to Locate the Site of the Frontier Forts of Pennsylvania. Volumes 1 and 2. State Printer, Harrisburg, PA
                    [Includes H. M. M. Richards “The Indian Forts of the Blue Mountain.”]

Roberts, Charles Rhoads et al
      1914      History of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania and a Genealogical and Biographical Record of Its Families. Volume 1. Lehigh Valley
                    Publishing Company, Ltd., Allentown, PA

Thiede, Arthur and Cindy Teipner
      1986      American Log Homes. Rodale Press, Emmaus, PA

Waddell, Louis M. and Bruce D. Bomberger
      1997      The French and Indian War in Pennsylvania, 1753-1763: Fortification and Struggle. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum
                    Commission, Harrisburg, PA

Weslager, C. A.
      1969      The Log Cabin in America—From Pioneer Days to the Present. Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

Williams, David G.
      1952      Peter Bank Log House in the Lower Jordan Valley. Proceedings Lehigh County Historical Society, 19: 61-72.