• Cantonment:-Roy-Hyatt-Environmental-Center-Dog-Trot-House_07.jpg:  dog trot house, wisteria vine, porch, pine tree, board and batten, wood pile, brick piers
    Cracker homesteaders oriented their houses on a north-south axis which maximized solar impact on all three sunny sides. Such a tactic helped to keep the wall dry. Placement of the fireplace and chimney in the north gable end would keep that fourth sunless wall dry as well. In the photograph, the wood is stacked off the ground alongside of the chimney.
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