The Oliver Stevens Blockhouse Museum
Oliver Stevens Blockhouse – Brewerton, New York
Oliver and Nany Stevens relocated to Fort Brewerton, NY, from Connecticut in 1789. Together they raised sic children here in the wilderness. Stevens is documented as the first non-native settler in Oswego County.
The lower level of their blockhouse served as a trading post to accommodate travelers, trappers and also function as a military surveillance point. The upper floor, a residence for the Stevens. It marks “southeast gateway” to the Oswego County.
Today the “Oliver Stevens Blockhouse,” is home to the Fort Brewerton Historical Society, its research center and museum. The museum, touts 10,000 years of local history, National Military artifacts, colonial life, area industry and more.
Oliver Stevens Blockhouse