Yanda Log Cabin

Yanda Log Cabin
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A cabin that showcases the rise of Glen Carbon, the Yanda Log Cabin was home to Bohemian immigrants William and Anna Yanda. It was built on an offshoot of the Goshen Trail and established necessary blacksmithing services for weary travelers. The Yanda family passed this cabin down through generations until they sold it in the 1940s.

Discovered underneath aluminum siding in 1989, this cabin has since served as a local gathering place for Glen Carbon residents, hosting events like field trips, apple butter festivals, pioneer days, sewing circles, and more. 

The Village of Glen Carbon is proud to share this history with you. Stop by to view the inside of the cabin through its new glass doors and read more about its construction, discovery, and restoration on the front porch podium or by clicking information panel.

Yanda Log Cabin Events:



Santa at the Cabin informational flyer

What:

Santa at the Cabin

Stop in at the Yanda Log Cabin to visit with Santa and give him your Christmas list! Snack on milk and cookies and get your picture with Santa for a non-perishable donation to the Glen-Ed Pantry.

When: 

Sunday, December 4, 2022 from 2PM-5PM

Where:

Yanda Log Cabin, 148 S. Main St. Glen Carbon, IL 62034

This event is free and open to the public, though non-perishable donations will be collected at the door.
Email Samantha Doolin or call 618-288-7271 for more information.


Sing-Along and Winter Market Flyer

What:

Sing-Along and Winter Market

Belt out your holiday favorites with carolers from the St. James Lutheran Church at the Yanda Log Cabin. Grab a warm drink and pick up last minute gifts at our first ever Winter Market! Vendors include Seven Forks Farms, Tenderloin Lavender Farms, Gingerstitcher, and more!

When:

Saturday, December 17, 2022 from 5PM-8PM

Where:

Yanda Log Cabin, 148 S. Main St. Glen Carbon, IL 62034

This event is free and open to the public! Donations to the cabin and museum are optional. The Glen-Ed Pantry will be accepting non-perishable donations.
Email Samantha Doolin or call 618-288-7271 for more information.

Check the Village of Glen Carbon's Facebook Page and Calendar for information about upcoming events.


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