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Schenectady in Schenectady County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Oldest House

In City

 
 
Oldest House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, January 17, 2019
1. Oldest House Marker
Inscription.  Built before 1700 by Hendrick Brouwer a fur trader who died here 1707. Sold 1799 to James Rosa, Supt. Mohawk & Hudson R.R. 1831
 
Location. 42° 49.045′ N, 73° 56.845′ W. Marker is in Schenectady, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is on North Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14 North Church Street, Schenectady NY 12305, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ride of Symon Schermerhoorn (within shouting distance of this marker); Commemorating Massacre (within shouting distance of this marker); Cur Non? (within shouting distance of this marker); Toll House (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph C. Yates (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Arendt Van Curler (about 300 feet away); Dutch Church (about 300 feet away); 1832-1838 (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schenectady.
 
More about this marker. The house has two markers, the left one showing a date 1665 as time of construction.
 
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Oldest House image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, January 17, 2019
2. Oldest House
The marker to the right of the entrance is the Oldest House plaque.
Ca. 1665 image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, January 17, 2019
3. Ca. 1665
Marker to the left of doorway
ca. 1665
House of
Jan Janse Jonckers
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 19, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 18, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 115 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 18, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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