Oxford in Chenango County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Site of Log House
Log House built by
Benjamin Hovey, 1790,
who served in the
Revolution and was known
as "Father of the Settlement"
Erected 1938 by State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1790.
Location. 42° 26.468′ N, 75° 35.753′ W. Marker is in Oxford, New York, in Chenango County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oxford NY 13830, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Hill Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of St. Paul's Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Congregational Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Ancient Indian Fort (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oxford (about 600 feet away); Junction Of Ithaca-Catskill Turnpike Baldwin Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chenango Canal (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxford.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 27, 2016, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. This page has been viewed 270 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 27, 2016, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.