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Old Buck Cabin Moving From Parkers Crossroads


The old Buck cabin at Parkers Crossroad was the original home of early settler and settler George Henry Buck.
Photo by W. Clay Crook/The Lexington Progress


Half of the old Buck cabin has already been transported from Parkers Crossroads.  Visitor’s Center director, Kimberly Parker, said that the cabin was purchased by a business around the time that the Center was moved into the current building.   It was originally the home of George Buck, who served as Sheriff of Henderson County.  He moved to Henderson County in 1824, and helped to found Mt. Gilead Presbyterian Church in 1831.  He was married to Susan Neisler, and the cabin was built on Lost Creek in the Shady Hill Community.   Many years ago, a descendant, E.L. “Ed” Buck, headed a…

For the complete story, see the February 15th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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