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Yates House

 
 
Yates House Marker - Schenectady, NY Photo, Click for full size
By Howard C. Ohlhous, December 8, 2008
1. Yates House Marker - Schenectady, NY
Inscription.
Reputed Oldest House
In City. Typical Early
18th Century Home Of
Abraham Yates

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 48.993′ N, 73° 56.798′ W. Marker is in Schenectady, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is on Union Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. The Yates House is located within Schenectady's Stockade Historic District, one of the oldest and best preserved neighborhoods in the United States, with roots dating back to a 17th century Dutch colonial trading settlement. "The Stockade", as it is known to locals, was recognized as New York State’s first historic district. The Stockade was added to the national Register of Historic Places in 1974, with an increase in size in 1984. Marker is in this post office area: Schenectady NY 12305, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dutch Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Arendt Van Curler (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. George's Church 1762 (about 400 feet away); Ride of Symon Schermerhoorn (about 500 feet away);
Yates House - Schenectady's Stockade Historic District Photo, Click for full size
By Howard C. Ohlhous, December 8, 2008
2. Yates House - Schenectady's Stockade Historic District
Commemorating Massacre (about 500 feet away); Joseph C. Yates (about 500 feet away); Cur Non? (about 600 feet away); South Gate of Stockade (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Schenectady.
 
Additional keywords. Schenectady Stockade
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Yates House Photo, Click for full size
By Howard C. Ohlhous, December 8, 2008
3. Yates House
Yates House Photo, Click for full size
By Howard C. Ohlhous, December 8, 2008
4. Yates House
Another Yates House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Howard C. Ohlhous, December 8, 2008
5. Another Yates House Marker
Many of the homes in Schenectady's Stockade Historic District have plaques which identify them and state their build dates. This marker is mounted on the front of the house facing the sidewalk, on the far left corner of the building.
Yates House Photo, Click for full size
Historic American Buildings Suryvey, 1936
6. Yates House
Yates House Photo, Click for full size
Historic American Building Survey, May 1, 1936
7. Yates House
Sheet 1 of 8 Sheets of drawings of the YATES House, No 109 Union Street Schenectay, Schenectady County, New York, Historic American Buildings Survey.
 
 
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