Bucky Oneil or Bucky O'Neill Cabin
Buckey O'Neill's cabin viewed from the Rim Trail.
The sign in front of the cabin provides this information.
In the early 1890’s Buckey O’Neill built a log cabin here on
Grand Canyon’s south rim. It stands in front of you; it is Grand
Canyon’s oldest surviving historic structure. Grand Canyon’s modern
era began with people like O’Neill – prospectors and adventurers who
quickly found tourism more lucrative than mining. Many of their
structures became rugged tourist facilities; in 1898 O’Neill’s cabin
became part of the Bright Angel Lodge. In 1935 when Mary Colter
designed a new Bright Angel Lodge, she preserved Bucky’s cabin by
incorporating it into her design. It still provides lodging for
visitors today. Buckey O’Neill had a widely varied career that ended
abruptly in 1898 when he was killed serving in Cuba with Theodore
Roosevelt’s Rough Riders. O’Neill Butte, which towers over Grand
Canyon’s South Kaibab Trail, bears his name. Front Left or East side of cabin. Right Front or West side of cabin with view of
stacked stone Chimney.
Interior view of seating area
Cabin bedroom with rustic king bed.
Historic picture of cabin.
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