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

Yates Farm

 
 
Yates Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, November 13, 2018
1. Yates Farm Marker
Inscription.  And cemetery. Settled 1734 by Joseph Yates 1707-1748. Grandfather of Joseph C. Yates governor of N.Y. 1823-24
 
Erected 2000.
 
Location. 42° 51.479′ N, 73° 54.473′ W. Marker is in Alplaus, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is on Maple Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Marker is just before the light for Alplaus Ave. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 133 Maple Ave, Alplaus NY 12008, 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. Alplaus (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stevens House 1693 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Rexford House (approx. one mile away); Southard House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Aqueduct, 1842 (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Historic Rexford Aqueduct (approx. 1.2 miles away); Rexford Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Country Club Acres, 1957 (approx. 1.3 miles away).
 
Regarding Yates Farm. The Yates were prominent family of early Schenectady. They had several houses in Schenectady itself. Joseph C. Yates was the 7th governor of New York.

The mansion
Yates Farm Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, November 13, 2018
2. Yates Farm Mansion
is currently being restored by the Town of Glenville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Yates Farm Restoration from Daily Gazette. (Submitted on November 13, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
2. Yates House Marker in Schenectady Stockade. (Submitted on November 13, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 21, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 13, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 54 times since then and 33 times this year. Last updated on March 19, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 13, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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