C. A. Nothnagle Log House – Gibbstown, New Jersey - Atlas Obscura

C. A. Nothnagle Log House

Gibbstown, New Jersey

The C. A. Nothnagle Log House stands as the oldest surviving log cabin in the United States, offering a remarkable glimpse into America's colonial past. 

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Nestled amidst the hustle and bustle of modern New Jersey lies a hidden gem that defies time itself: the C. A. Nothnagle Log House. Picture this,  a rustic log cabin, standing proudly in the heart of a suburban neighborhood, like a historical time capsule plunked right in your backyard.

Built around 1638, this house has seen it all—it is the oldest standing log cabin in the good United States. 

Know Before You Go

The C. A. Nothnagle Log House may not be open for tours as it is marked "Temporarily Closed" on Google Maps.

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