BEMENT HOUSE

Program
NYS Historic
Subject
Site
Location
9241 State Route 38, Newark Valley, NY
Lat/Long
42.236095, -76.178463
Grant Recipient
Newark Valley Historical Society
Historic Marker

BEMENT HOUSE

Inscription

BEMENT HOUSE
BUILT CA 1796 BY ASA BEMENT
ON BOSTON PURCHASE LOT 177.
ASA'S BLACKSMITH SHOP, SAW
MILL AND GRISTMILL HELPED
THE TOWN TO DEVELOP.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2015

Asa Bement of Stockbridge, MA purchased land in what was known as the Boston Purchase. As blacksmith by trade, he later operated a saw mill and gristmill.