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Mayfield in Fulton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rice Homestead

 
 
Rice Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 31, 2009
1. Rice Homestead Marker
Inscription.
Built about 1790 by
Oliver Rice
a soldier of the American
Revolution, serving under
General Washington

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 6.006′ N, 74° 16.658′ W. Marker is in Mayfield, New York, in Fulton County. Marker is on Riceville Road 0.2 miles south of Knoll Rd. - 2nd Ave. Ext.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mayfield NY 12117, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Burying Ground (approx. 0.3 miles away); Riceville Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Captain Solomon Woodworth (approx. half a mile away); Dutch Reformed Church of Mayfield (approx. mile away); Woodworth Farm (approx. 0.8 miles away); Anthonyville (approx. 0.9 miles away); Amasa Stephen (approx. 0.9 miles away); Baptist Church (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mayfield.
 
Regarding Rice Homestead. This old home today has become the headquarters and museum for the Mayfield Historical Society, where a number of events take place throughout the year. The home was built by Oliver Rice after the American Revolution. Oliver had been a veteran
Rice Homestead & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 31, 2009
2. Rice Homestead & Marker
during the Revolutionary War. It has remained in the Rice family until it was recently procured by the Mayfield Historical society and it is being restored as one of the town's old 18th century homes.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The Riceville Cemetery is about a mile south of the Rice Homestead.
 
Also see . . .
1. Mayfield Historical Society - Mohawk Valley Museum Consortium. (Submitted on July 18, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Oliver Rice at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on September 18, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Additional keywords. Riceville
 
Categories. Notable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Rice Homestead image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 31, 2009
3. Rice Homestead
Rice Homestead image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 31, 2009
4. Rice Homestead
Rice Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 31, 2009
5. Rice Homestead Marker
Rice Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 31, 2009
6. Rice Homestead Marker
Rice Homestead Dining Room image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 29, 2012
7. Rice Homestead Dining Room
Rice Homestead - 1936 image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey, 1936
8. Rice Homestead - 1936
Rice Homestead Drawing - Historic American Buildings Survey - 1936 image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey, 1936
9. Rice Homestead Drawing - Historic American Buildings Survey - 1936
Oliver Rice in the Riceville Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, September 3, 2010
10. Oliver Rice in the Riceville Cemetery
The Riceville Cemetery is about a half mile south of the Rice Homestead on Riceville Road.
Oliver Rice
Died
Jan. 4, 1859
aged 91.
________
Allice
wife of
Oliver Rice
Died
May 3, 1847
aged 74.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 15, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 928 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on September 10, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 15, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   7. submitted on September 7, 2012, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   8, 9. submitted on September 24, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   10. submitted on September 8, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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