Little Log Church Renovation

Brief Overview

In conjunction with the Friends of the Little Log Church and Museum 501(c)3 board, the City is planning to remodel the Little Log Church and Museum.  The current building has extensive dry rot and an unstable foundation.  The Friends of the Little Log Church and Museum is in the process of raising funds for the remodel.

  1. Dry Rot More Extensive than Early Estimates

    The City has received information that the dry rot may be more extensive than originally assessed. The Parks and Commons Commission and Little Log Church and Museum Board are working together to develop a funding plan for the renovation. Read on...
  2. Use of RFP Selection Committee

    The City met with the contractor on January 11, 2019 to discuss the quickest way to get the project out for bidding. The City will use a RFP selection committee to review the project at appropriate points in development to allow for public engagement.
  3. Unstable Foundation Uncovered

    Red Hat Construction provided the City with photographs of the conditions of the building foundation. The pictures how a combination of dry rot, rock backfill against lumber, and non-standard foundations Read on...
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Detailed History

The original Little Log Church structure was completed in 1930.  Modifications to the exterior church walls were road in the mid 1990s, which consisted of replacing selected wall logs with new peeled logs.  

The City hired a consultant to evaluate the condition of the building in 2018.  The February 2019 report on the state of the building can be found in the Document Center under 2019-02 Little Log Church Report and Analysis.

Little Log Church and Museum Report and Analysis