Lincoln logs may have been named after the nation’s 16th president, but did you know that they were invented by the son of Frank Lloyd Wright, and molded from models used in the building of Wright’s Imperial Hotel? Apparently the earthquake-proof construction utilized interlocking pieces of concrete, a strategy that translated well to the children’s toy market.
Now, go forth and build your best log cabin!

Lincoln logs may have been named after the nation’s 16th president, but did you know that they were invented by the son of Frank Lloyd Wright, and molded from models used in the building of Wright’s Imperial Hotel? Apparently the earthquake-proof construction utilized interlocking pieces of concrete, a strategy that translated well to the children’s toy market.

Now, go forth and build your best log cabin!