Oxford Tree-Ring Laboratory - North Carolina

North Carolina

Alexandria Shipwreck

Buis-Lindsay House, Colfax, North Carolina (36.057176, -80.018556)

Primary House Winter 1817/8 Spring 1818

Site Master 1700-1817 (white oak) LHNCx1 (t = 5.25 HEHx1; 5.25 HBNCx1; 4.87 HMHx2).

For a detailed description of the Buis-Lindsay House, see Bergstone and Larson 2019.

Dendrochronological analysis has shown that the building was constructed from timbers felled in the winter of 1817/18 and spring of 1818.


Worthington and Seiter 2020 The Tree-Ring Dating of Buis-Lindsay House, Colfax, North Carolina Oxford Tree-Ring Laboratory 2020/02.




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Oxford Tree-Ring Laboratory

Michael Worthington
Jane Seiter, Ph.D

25 E. Montgomery St.
Baltimore, MD 21230