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Hi , I am brand new to this forum. I know that the Log Cabin colors have meaning. Trouble is I cant remember all of the them. I know that the light is on one side. And the dark is on the other. The light is for the good part of life. And the dark is when things were tough. Is there more to it than that ? I remember on one of the shows Eleanor did that she told the meaning of the colors. And I cant find it any where. Any info would help.
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- Joined: Mon Dec 29, 2008 6:42 pm
The only thing that I have heard is that the red is for the hearth/heart of the home - that is why it is the center of the block as it anchors just as it does in the our homes.
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I believe yellow centers mean light in the window for a welcome home.
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- Joined: Sat Apr 28, 2012 3:19 pm
I also heard the center red square is the heart of the home.
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- Joined: Sat Jan 13, 2007 10:25 pm
How about the underground railroad by EL this might shed some light .
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- Joined: Sun May 25, 2008 2:54 am
Also heard something about black in the center
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- Joined: Mon Jul 07, 2008 4:01 am
All I've ever heard is that red centers represent the heart/hearth of the home, too. But everything else makes sense. If it's not already a tradition, we should make it so!
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- Joined: Mon May 12, 2008 5:38 am
Seems like I remember that black in the center means a "safe house" in the Underground Railroad.
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I heard the light side of the blocks is for good times in the home and the dark is for bad times.
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I'm with Jana on the red being for the heart/hearth of the home.