Oxford Tree-Ring Laboratory - Pennsylvania


Log House

Log House At 1835 Pioneer Rd, Lancaster, Pennsylvania (40.007767, -76.233611)

Felling Dates: Winter 1817/8, Winter 1818/9

Site Master 1673-1818 LHPAx1 (t = 10.39 MAG30; 7.34 eapenn; 6.77 DCAREA2).

The Log House is a two-story structure which has had the exterior walls covered in side to protect the log structure beneath.


Dendrochronological analysis has shown that timbers used to build the Log House were felled in the winter of 1817/18 and the winter 1818/9, suggesting that this building was constructed in the winter 1818/9 or shortly thereafter.

Worthington, M J and Seiter, J I 2019 "The Tree-Ring Dating of the Stone House, and Log House at 1835 Pioneer Rd, Lancaster, PA 17602, Pennsylvania" unpublished Oxford Tree-Ring Laboratory archive report 2019/07




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Oxford Tree-Ring Laboratory

Michael Worthington
Jane Seiter, Ph.D

25 E. Montgomery St.
Baltimore, MD 21230