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Guilderland Center in Albany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Freeman House

 
 
Freeman House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, November 23, 2007
1. Freeman House Marker
Inscription.
Said to have been
erected 1734
later the home of
Barent Mynderse, Lieut.
in War of Revolution

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 42.133′ N, 73° 57.769′ W. Marker is in Guilderland Center, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Main Street (New York State Route 146), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 429 Route 146, Guilderland Center NY 12085, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. House Built 1802 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Palatine Road (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Normanskill (approx. 0.9 miles away); First Meeting (approx. 1.3 miles away); French's Hollow (approx. 1.5 miles away); Farm of Evert Bancker (approx. 1.7 miles away); First Lutheran Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); Glass Works (approx. 2.6 miles away).
 
Regarding Freeman House. This exceptional Dutch Colonial house was built by or for Robert Freeman in the 1730's. It originally planned as two rooms with loft above. By the middle of the 18th century Barent Mynderse added the
Freeman House Marker beside Route 146 in Guilderland Center image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, November 5, 2011
2. Freeman House Marker beside Route 146 in Guilderland Center
room to the west and raised the roof to a full second story. The original integrity of the house has been maintained throughout, and the development of the house is evident in the detailing used at different periods. This is one of the finest and earliest Colonial buildings in the Town. The Freeman House was listed on the New York State and the National Registers of Historic Places for its historic and architectural significance on November 10, 1982.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
The Robert Freeman House in Guilderland Center image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, November 23, 2007
3. The Robert Freeman House in Guilderland Center
The Freeman House Documented in the Historical American Building Survey image. Click for full size.
By Nelson E. Baldwin, January 16, 1937
4. The Freeman House Documented in the Historical American Building Survey
The North Side of the Freeman House in the Historical American Building Survey image. Click for full size.
By Nelson E. Baldwin, January 16, 1937
5. The North Side of the Freeman House in the Historical American Building Survey
The Freeman House Front Door Documented in the Historical American Building Survey image. Click for full size.
By Nelson E. Baldwin
6. The Freeman House Front Door Documented in the Historical American Building Survey
 
 
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