Mayfield in Fulton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Site of First Brick Home In
Town of Mayfield. Birthplace
of George T. Anthony. Quaker,
Civil War Officer, Governor
State of Kansas. 1876-1879
Erected 1994 by Fulton County Historian.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Quakerism ⛪ series list.
Location. 43° 5.287′ N, 74° 16.318′ W. Marker is in Mayfield, New York, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of 30 and Blowers Road, on the right when traveling south on 30. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mayfield NY 12117, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Riceville Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Captain Solomon Woodworth (approx. 0.6 miles away); Rice Homestead (approx. 0.9 miles away); Baptist Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Woodworth Farm (approx. one mile away); Romeyn's Mill (approx. Dutch Reformed Church of Mayfield (approx. 1.1 miles away); Burying Ground (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mayfield.
Regarding Anthonyville. On these corners lived a Quaker family named Anthony who built the first brick home in the Town of Mayfield. The area became known as "Anthony Village" or Anthonyville. Across the road by the creek was a blacksmith's shop that made scythes and axes and small farm tools. One of the Anthony's born in the brick house, George T. Anthony, became Governor of Kansas 1876-1879.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 504 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 9, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.