Hinderliter Grog Shop - c. 1826-27

Hinderliter Grog Shop - c. 1826-27

Now Little Rock's oldest building, the Hinderliter Grog Shop began as a log structure in 1826-27 built by Jesse Hinderliter, a man of German descent. It was his home and business, where he lived with his wife and two slaves until his death in 1834. Popular folklore associates the building with the last meeting of the territorial legislature of 1835. Red oak logs and cypress flooring were used in the grog shop's construction. The clapboard siding and porch were later additions. Inside, the hand-carved federal mantel in the formal dining room shows that style was important, even in a log house on the frontier.

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