The cabin was abandoned later that year when the Hill family left Crystal Park, after selling their holdings to John Hay. Alice's cabin and surrounding 160 acres were sold to Hay for $600.
As the cabin deteriorated over the years, it went from being known as the "Hidden Cabin" to the "Lost Cabin.
|Photo taken in June, 1914, of the party of the famous evangelist Billy Sunday (5th from left) at the Hidden Cabin.|
|Hidden Cabin in the 1930's|
|Well on its way to becoming the Lost Cabin in 1990|