Vesper Cliff

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Vesper Cliff
Vesper Cliff is located in New York
Vesper Cliff
Nearest city Owego, New York
Coordinates 42°5′54″N 76°16′45″W / 42.09833°N 76.27917°W / 42.09833; -76.27917Coordinates: 42°5′54″N 76°16′45″W / 42.09833°N 76.27917°W / 42.09833; -76.27917
Area 29 acres (12 ha)
Built 1825
Architect Alexander Jackson Davis
Architectural style Greek Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 05000746[1]
Added to NRHP July 29, 2005

Vesper Cliff ( also known as Tioga Terrace,Glenbetsy, and Robert C. John House) an architecturally distinguished Greek Revival-style residence located immediately outside of the Town of Owego in Tioga County, New York. The primary dwelling is a building of "plank" construction to which was added about 1834, a monumental temple-fronted addition designed by noted architect Alexander Jackson Davis. Also on the property is an unusual barn with a distinctive neoclassical facade treatment, as well as a chicken coop and ice house.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ William E. Krattinger (undated). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Vesper Cliff". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2009-11-20.  See also: "Accompanying 15 photos".