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Captain James Mackey House

Captain James Mackey House, Linglestown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania (38.030724, -78.311866)

Primary House Felling Date: Winter 1768/9, Winter 1767/8

Site Master 1592-1768 (white oak) JMPAx1 (t = 9.41 ALLENS; 9.12 NY040; 8.68 APGNJx1).

The Captain James Mackey House is a two-story log house located outside of Linglestown in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.

Dendrochronological analysis has shown that the building was constructed from timbers felled in the winter of 1767/8 and the winter of 1768/9, suggesting that the house was built in the winter of 1768/9 or shortly thereafter.

Worthington, M J and Seiter, J I 2023 "The Tree-Ring Dating of the Captain James Mackey House, Linglestown, Pennsylvania", unpublished Oxford Tree-Ring Laboratory archive report 2023/03




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Michael Worthington
Jane Seiter, Ph.D

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