Location: Two hundred yards south of Wise-Coeburn Road, on Guesses Mountain. Near the residence of Mrs. Trigg Nash.
Date: About 1795.
Owners: A man named Clark; later property of Rev. Reuben Steele; William Nash; Wickliffe Nash; Trigg Nash.
Description: No sign of the cabin remains today save some stones which were used in the fireplace. The cabin was a round-pole structure with one door. No windows. Covered with clapboards, weighted down with poles.
History: Sometime before 1800, probably 1795,
a man named Clark came into the Guesses Mountain section and made a settlement
at the headspring of Steeles Fork of Cranes Nest. He is believed to have
been the first settler in the Guesses Mountain section, and may have ventured
deeper in the wilderness from a former settlement at or near Guesses Station
(now Coeburn). While living here, two men made their headquarters with
him and hunted in the Cranes Nest and Guest River hills to the north and
west. On one expedition the pair killed
Source of Information: Taylor Nash
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