Newton Homestead

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Newton Homestead
Newton Homestead is located in New York
Newton Homestead
Newton Homestead is located in the US
Newton Homestead
Location Ridge Rd., South Otselic, New York
Coordinates 42°39′4″N 75°47′8″W / 42.65111°N 75.78556°W / 42.65111; -75.78556Coordinates: 42°39′4″N 75°47′8″W / 42.65111°N 75.78556°W / 42.65111; -75.78556
Area 5 acres (2.0 ha)
Built c. 1860 (1860)
Built by Newton, Leroy & Courtland
Architectural style Octagon Mode
NRHP reference # 82003351[1]
Added to NRHP June 3, 1982

The Newton Homestead is an historic octagon house located on Ridge Road in the South Otselic hamlet of the town of Otselic, Chenango County, New York. It was built about 1860 by Leroy and Courtland Newton, and is a two-story, rubble filled concrete building sheathed in stucco. It has a hipped roof topped by an octagonal wooden cupola.[2]:2 Today it is a private residence but was for years the Gladding International Sport Fishing Museum.

On June 3, 1982, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2015-12-01.  Note: This includes Janette Johnstone and Lucy A. Breyer (February 2014). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Newton Homestead" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-12-01.  and Accompanying photographs