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Garbutt in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Wells Homestead

 
 
Wells Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, November 23, 2019
1. Wells Homestead Marker
Inscription.  
Birthplace of John T. Wells,
inventor of the famed Wells
Truss. Some 200 barns using
this system were built from
1886 until 1942.

 
Erected by Historic Garbutt.
 
Location. 43° 0.773′ N, 77° 47.912′ W. Marker is in Garbutt, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is on Scottsville-Mumford Road (New York State Route 383) half a mile west of Union Street (County Route 170), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scottsville NY 14546, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Isaac Scott (approx. 1 miles away); Burial Site (approx. 1.9 miles away); Site of First Quaker Meeting House (approx. 2 miles away); Northampton (approx. 2.4 miles away); Erected 1834 (approx. 2 miles away); Feeder Gates (approx. 2.6 miles away); Canal Street (approx. 2.6 miles away); Site of Early School (approx. 2.6 miles away).
 
Regarding Wells Homestead. Instead of post and beam construction, Wells used a truss to support the
Wells Homestead image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
2. Wells Homestead
walls, much like a Gothic cathedral, thus removing the interior supports and creating a open interior space.
 
Also see . . .  Wells Barns. (Submitted on November 23, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
Categories. AgricultureArchitecture
 
Wells Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
3. Wells Homestead Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 23, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 45 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 23, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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