Duckett Cabin

From www.pgparks.com:

The Duckett Cabin is a rare surviving example of a tenant farmer's log house from the 1880's. The cabin originally stood on the Trueman farm in Aquasco in southern Prince George's County and was moved to Patuxent River Park and restored in 2001. The cabin was built by Charles Duckett, a former slave of the Trueman family and ex-Union Navy landsman during the Civil War. A kitchen garden is located beside the cabin and plants and vegetables which were available 100 years ago are grown here and used during open hearth cooking demonstrations in the cabin.

Next to the Duckett Cabin are three outbuildings: a one hole wood privy from the early twentieth century, a chicken coop, and a meat house. These outbuildings were brought to the complex from farms in Prince George's County where they were no longer in use and in danger of being destroyed. The meat house contains stretchers for drying animal hides and was used to store smoked meats.
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