[News Script: Log cabins] Part: 1 of 4
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If you happen to be driving South on University Drive,
on the est side of Ft orth, and take a right onto
Colonial Parkway, yout l find, on the South side of the
road, several proud monuments to pioneer heritages or a
bunch of junk, depending on who is doing the looking.
The Texas Pioneer Heritage Foundation, and the Ft Worth
Jaycees, began rounding up six, log cabins, and a blask.
smith shop in the Spring of 1958, with the idea of
scattering a bit of Texas history, under the trees at
Forest Park' Restoration of the cabins has been some
what slow, and a member of the city park board, Charles
Raws, has had enough of it. Haws says the cabin exhibit
is, in his words, a bunch of junk and trash, and an
encroachment on park land. w.A. Sohmid Junior, President
of the heritage foundation, is out of town, and
could not be reached for cousent on Naws $ charges. But
Sohmid reportedly promised Park Board President T. 7,,
sem the work will be completed within 60 days. Rost
of the cabins were built before the civil war, and eaeh
Here’s what’s next.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Log cabins], item, August 31, 1961; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc940940/m1/1/: accessed February 17, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.