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Knox in Albany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dutch Barn

 
 
Dutch Barn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 13, 2012
1. Dutch Barn Marker
Inscription.  
Built Circa 1800 For
Palatine German Settler
Jacob Sholtes 1761-1852 By
Grandson Jacob 1817-1891

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureMan-Made Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1800.
 
Location. 42° 38.234′ N, 74° 9.077′ W. Marker is in Knox, New York, in Albany County. Marker is at the intersection of Rock Road (County Route 254) and Michienzi Road, on the right when traveling west on Rock Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 142 Rock Road, Knox NY 12107, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pioneer (approx. 0.7 miles away); Knieskem Farm (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dedicated (approx. 0.9 miles away); Schools (approx. 0.9 miles away); Anti-Rent (approx. one mile away); Beaver Dam (approx. one mile away); Cheese Factory (approx. one mile away); Ax Factory (approx. 1.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Recognizing Dutch-American Barns. From the Dutch Barn Preservation Society (Submitted on January 26, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
Dutch Barn Marker & Dutch Barn image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, April 7, 2012
2. Dutch Barn Marker & Dutch Barn
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Dutch Barn Marker & Dutch Barn image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 13, 2012
3. Dutch Barn Marker & Dutch Barn
The Shoultes Dutch Barn image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, January 26, 2013
4. The Shoultes Dutch Barn
Despite the additions of modern barns, silos, and shed roofs the heart of the Shoultes barn complex is the circa 1800 Dutch Barn.
Anchor Beam - Shoultes Dutch Barn image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, January 26, 2013
5. Anchor Beam - Shoultes Dutch Barn
This is a detail of the very distinctive Dutch Barn framework. The bents, or braced H-frames, consist of the verticle anchor posts, which support the horizontal anchor beam. The post and beam are held together by a mortise and tenon joint, with the tenon extending out beyond the post.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 26, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 520 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 26, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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