Calkins-Martin House, Oakfield, NY.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Andy Too
N 43° 04.420 W 078° 17.695
17T E 720228 N 4772547
Quick Description: An example of the early period construction.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 8/2/2008 9:33:21 AM
Waymark Code: WM4BFG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member BarbershopDru
Views: 29

Long Description:
Originally built by two brothers, Daniel and Dishbrow Calkins, who came to the area to work on the Erie Canal, the house has been in the Martin family since 1954. Built over a period from 1830-1837, the house is constructed of multicolored fieldstones( avg. 2.5x4 in. ) laid 4 courses per quoin on the front side, with larger stones laid 3 to the quoin on the rear. The quoins and lintels are grey limestone. Note the brick sidelights on the front door.
City, Town, Village Name: Oakfield, NY.

Building Usage: residential

Architectural style: federal

Public or Private: Private

Tours Available?: Not Listed

Website: Not listed

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