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

Garnsey House

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, November 12, 2018
1. Garnsey House Marker
Inscription.  1791 Federal home of Nathan Garnsey and his son Nathan Jr., the 2nd supervisor of Clifton Park in 1829.
 
Erected by Clifton Park Historical Preservation Committee.
 
Location. 42° 52.119′ N, 73° 52.037′ W. Marker is in Rexford, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on New York State Route 146. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Grateful Memory (approx. 0.2 miles away); L Garnsey House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Country Club Acres, 1957 (approx. 0.9 miles away); Southard House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rexford Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away); Rexford House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Aqueduct, 1842 (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Historic Rexford Aqueduct (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rexford.
 
Regarding Garnsey House. The Nathan Garnsey House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012. The Garnseys were among the first families to settle in what became Clifton Park. The
Garnsey House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, November 12, 2018
2. Garnsey House Marker
house is historically significant for its association with the early history of the town. It is rumored that one of Nathan's brothers was forced to flee after the Revolution because of loyalist sympathies.
 
Also see . . .
1. Nathan Garnsey House. (Submitted on November 12, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
2. A History of Saratoga County with Biographical Sketches and Illustrations ( Google Books) p. 474. (Submitted on November 14, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 61 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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