People around the community referred to Henry and Sarah as “Pappy” and “Mammy” Haught. They later moved to a larger home and by 1919 their 22-year-old son, Sam, stayed at the Tonto Creek property and took care of it. He used the tiny 10x18 foot cabin as a place for storage and where he hung meat to dry.
The cabin was still upright and in decent condition in 1999 when they decided to move it. It was dismantled log by log, with each one numbered for easy reconstruction. They relocated the cabin to its present location at the Rim Country Museum in Payson’s Green Valley Park. This piece of history can be viewed by many visitors to the area.
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