Parker County Today October 2017 - Page 62

McDonald Cabin moving into place 60 be used as the hands-on learning cabin. “Several activities in and around the cabin are planned to help visitors, especially younger visitors, learn the different tasks of daily pioneer life,” said curator Amanda Edwards. “Log seating will be located at the site for programs detailing the lives of early Texans.” “Those old log cabins kind of talk to you when you go in them,” Barbara Mader said. “They are all handmade. We are so excited about the log cabin village and what it will mean to the community. We are just so thrilled that they accepted our cabin. We’ve anticipated this for so long. We can all learn so much from them.”  For more information on joining the 1849 Club or donating to the Pioneer Cabin Park project call the Doss at 817-599-6168 or visit the website at dosscenter.org. Dean Hungate, Director of the Doss Center celebrates the cabin move-in