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Vischer Ferry in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Vischer Ferry Historic District

 
 
Vischer Ferry Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, April 18, 2019
1. Vischer Ferry Historic District Marker
Inscription.  A Greek Revival Erie Canal village circa 1840. Settled 1671. Ferry begun by Eldert Vischer 1790
 
Erected by Vischer Ferry Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1840.
 
Location. 42° 47.822′ N, 73° 49.961′ W. Marker is in Vischer Ferry, New York, in Saratoga County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rexford NY 12148, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Vischer Family (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hamlet of Vischer Ferry (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Vischer Ferry Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ferry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Amity Reformed Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Vischer Ferry (approx. half a mile away); The Ferry Road Bridge & Its Surroundings… A Brief History (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hydroelectric Power Plant (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vischer Ferry.
 
Example of Greek Revival-style house at Vischer Ferry image. Click for full size.
Photo courtesy of the Clifton Park History Collection
2. Example of Greek Revival-style house at Vischer Ferry
"...Greek Revival style house built by Gerardus Clute in 1856, later occupied by the Shippee family, in Vischer Ferry, NY...."
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 18, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.   2. submitted on April 18, 2019. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 1, 2022