John Neely Bryan Cabin, Dallas

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Corner of Main and Record Streets.

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    John Neely Bryan's Cabin

    by Sweetberry1 Written Oct 11, 2004

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    John Neely Bryan's Cabin

    This little log cabin is a replica of the first house in Dallas which was built and owned by one of the founders of Dallas, John Neely Bryan.
    His cabin, built in 1841, was originally located less than a quarter of a mile from this new site and it was largely destroyed by a flood in the late 1800's. The cabin stands in Dallas County Historical Plaza (aka Founders Plaza) and is in rememberance to the early days of the city.

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    John Neely Bryan Cabin

    by MatthewMetcalfe Written Feb 25, 2005

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    Bryan's 1841 Cabin

    The John Neely Bryan Cabin is a small cabin that was built in 1841 by John Neely Bryan who is credited with founding the City of Dallas. Whether Bryan actually lived in this cabin or another that he also built is a hot topic for Dallas Historians.

    It's a nice little cabin that is a good example of 1800's architecture in the American West. Located in the Dallas County Historical Plaza, it's dwarfed by modern buildings. It's the seed that Dallas grew from.

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    John Neely Bryan Cabin

    by keeweechic Updated Sep 30, 2004

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    John Neely Bryan Cabin is located at Dallas County Historical Plaza in Downtown Dallas. This small restored log cabin is the home and trading post which was erected in 1841 by Dallas founder John Neely Bryan and was the city's first structure.

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    John Neely Brian Cabin

    by Jim_Eliason Written Dec 8, 2013
    John Neely Brian Cabin

    Sitting right behind the Old Red Museum is the preserved Cabin of John Neely Brian, the first settler in the Dallas area. The cabin was built some time shortly after 1841.

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    Log Cabin

    by el_ruso Written Mar 7, 2005

    This is a recreation of the log cabin built by a pioneer, appropriately named Dallas. It is located behind the courthouse.

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