Oxford Tree-Ring Laboratory - West Virginia

West Virginia

Baber Log House

Log House, Fort Edwards Site, West Virginia (39.30343, -78.43235)

Primary Log House   Felling dates: Winter 1790/1, Summer 1790, Winter 1788/9

Site Master 1661-1790 (yellow pine) ESWVx1 (t = 6.02 rgo2; 6.00 JOMDx1; 5.66 FYMDx1).

The Log House at the Fort Edwards Site is a two-story log structure, which originally had a frame section that is now removed.

Dendrochronological analysis has shown that the building was constructed from timbers felled in the winter of 1788/9, the summer of 1790, and the winter of 1790/1.

Worthington, M J and Seiter, J I 2021 "The Tree-Ring Dating of the Log House at the Fort Edwards Site, Capon Bridge, West Virginia" Oxford Tree-Ring Laboratory archive report 2021/13.

Link to the Fort Edwards Foundation here




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