Burks House (Merryville, Louisiana)

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Burks House
Burks House (Merryville, Louisiana) is located in Louisiana
Burks House (Merryville, Louisiana)
Burks House (Merryville, Louisiana) is located in USA
Burks House (Merryville, Louisiana)
Location Jct. of Railroad Ave. and Main St., Merryville, Louisiana
Coordinates 30°45′15″N 93°32′26″W / 30.75417°N 93.54056°W / 30.75417; -93.54056Coordinates: 30°45′15″N 93°32′26″W / 30.75417°N 93.54056°W / 30.75417; -93.54056
Built 1883
Architect Burks,A.J.
Architectural style Upland South
NRHP Reference # 87001512[1]
Added to NRHP September 08, 1987

Burks House, is a log cabin with a mud-daub chimney built in 1883. The house is typical of those built in the 19th century when the area was officially open to homesteading.[2]

The cabin was moved to Merryville, completely restored, and placed on the National Register of Historic Places September 8, 1987. It is the only authentic log cabin in Beauregard Parish.

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Burks House is currently located at 604 Railroad Ave, Merryville, Louisiana.

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