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Jenkins Octagon House

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The Jenkins Octagon House is an historic octagon house located on NY 395 in Duanesburg, Schenectady County, New York. It was built about 1855 by noted master carpenter Alexander Delos "Boss" Jones. It is a two-story, clapboard-sided farmhouse with Greek Revival style features. It features innovative stacked plank construction, a low-pitched polygonal roof with a central chimney, a full entablature circling the structure, and a one-story porch with a hipped roof. Also on the property are two contributing barns, a shed, and a gazebo.
The property was covered in a 1984 study of Duanesburg historical resources.{{cite weburl=
title=National Register of Historic Places Multiple Property Submission: Duanesburg MRA
author=Lucy A. Breyer, Nancy Todd, and Schenectady County Planning Dept.
date=August 1984 publisher=National Park Service
The property was also covered in a study of Boss Jones TR
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title=National Register of Historic Places Multiple Property Submission: Boss Jones TR
author=unnamed date=October 1984 publisher=National Park Service
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.
Category:Houses on the National Register of Historic Places in New York (state)
Category:Greek Revival houses in New York (state)
Category:Houses completed in 1855
Category:Octagon houses in New York (state)
Category:Houses in Schenectady County, New York
Category:National Register of Historic Places in Schenectady County, New York
 
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