Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Buchanan Log House

Marker ID: NHC 
Location: Elm Hill Pike in front of Buchanan Log House
County: Davidson
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


James Buchanan (1763-1841) built this two-story single pen log house with hall and parlor plan c1807. The single pen log addition was added c1820 to accommodate the Buchanan family’s sixteen children. The house displays a high level of craftsmanship and is one of the best examples of two-story log construction in Middle Tennessee. The house was restored and placed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.


Erected: 2008