Neill Log House
Neill Log House
City of Pittsburgh Historic Structure
Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation Historic Landmark
Picture of the Neill Log House on April 10, 2010
Neill Log House is located in Pittsburgh
Location: East Circuit Road near Serpentine Drive in Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°26′09″N 79°56′08″W / 40.435847°N 79.935606°W / 40.435847; -79.935606Coordinates: 40°26′09″N 79°56′08″W / 40.435847°N 79.935606°W / 40.435847; -79.935606
Built/Founded: ca. 1787[1]
Governing body/Owner: City of Pittsburgh
City designated: February 28, 1977[2]
PHLF designated: 1970[3]

The Neill Log House is a historic log cabin in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation placed a Historic Landmark Plaque on the building in 1970.[3] In 1977, it was named a City of Pittsburgh Designated Historic Structure.[2] It is part of Schenley Park U.S. Historic District[4]

The building was constructed around 1787 by the Neill family, who owned 262 acres in what is now Schenley Park.[1] The house passed through several hands before being sold to Col.[1] James O'Hara, who left the property to his granddaughter Mary Schenley, who donated the land to the city in 1889.[1]

It currently sits preserved in Schenley Park with a fence around it (though it is open to the public periodically).

The log house is also featured on the cover of A Guidebook To Historic Western Pennsylvania by Helene Smith and George Swetnam.[5]


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