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Historical Markers in Clifton Park, New York

Clickable Map of Saratoga County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Saratoga County, NY (494) Albany County, NY (346) Fulton County, NY (143) Hamilton County, NY (16) Montgomery County, NY (199) Rensselaer County, NY (155) Schenectady County, NY (163) Warren County, NY (160) Washington County, NY (157)  SaratogaCounty(494) Saratoga County (494)  AlbanyCounty(346) Albany County (346)  FultonCounty(143) Fulton County (143)  HamiltonCounty(16) Hamilton County (16)  MontgomeryCounty(199) Montgomery County (199)  RensselaerCounty(155) Rensselaer County (155)  SchenectadyCounty(163) Schenectady County (163)  WarrenCounty(160) Warren County (160)  WashingtonCounty(157) Washington County (157)
Ballston Spa is the county seat for Saratoga County
Clifton Park is in Saratoga County
      Saratoga County (494)  
      Albany County (346)  
      Fulton County (143)  
      Hamilton County (16)  
      Montgomery County (199)  
      Rensselaer County (155)  
      Schenectady County (163)  
      Warren County (160)  
      Washington County (157)  
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1New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Asa Clark Housec. 1845
Gothic Revival home built by Asa and Eliza Clark.Map (db m136454) HM
2New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Best House
1815 Federal Home of Abraham Best Family From Claverack, Columbia County, N.Y. He Died in 1871 at age 81. Map (db m34759) HM
3New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Church c. 1795
Site of Clifton Park Dutch Reformed Church. Referred to as “North Church.” Sold in 1862 and dismantled.Map (db m136451) HM
4New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Church, c. 1788
Site of Grooms Church. Mother of Methodist Churches in area. 3rd bldg on site built 1834. Used until 1960, burned 1975.Map (db m136455) HM
5New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Clifton Park
This hamlet was a major stopping point on the plank road between Waterford and Ballston Spa during the 19th CenturyMap (db m127315) HM
6New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Clifton Park Center
Area named to distinguish it from Clifton Park Village. Geographical center of town.Map (db m136452) HM
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7New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Clifton Park Center Baptist Church
Church, C. 1830 Clifton Park Center Baptist Church Formed 1794 By Abijah Peck, Whose Home Is Located Across The Road. Map (db m117280) HM
8New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Clifton Park Village HotelStevens’ Tavern
Constructed circa 1821 by Ephraim Stevens. 1859 owned by Isaac Rogers.Map (db m127318) HM
9New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Clutes Dry Dock
Volvyder's Dry Dock, 1825. Re-established by Nicholas Clute, 1852. Canal boats built and repaired here. Settlement abandoned 1907. Map (db m49876) HM
10New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Erie Canal
Canal Dug in 1822 and enlarged in 1842. Remains of both canals are evident. Opened from Albany to Buffalo, 1825.Map (db m12059) HM
11New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Hotel c. 1790
Stop on Plank Road Turnpike from Waterford To Jonesville and Ballston Spa. Served as Court House, Jail and Dance Hall Map (db m136089) HM
12New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Hotel Site
Site of hotel built by James Jones, c. 1820 destroyed by fire in 1915. Stage coach stop on plank road - Waterford Turnpike.Map (db m129004) HM
13New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Irish House
C. 1795 home of Abner Irish family from Armenia, Dutchess County, N.Y. He died in 1825 at age 77.Map (db m136444) HM
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14New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Jonesville Academy 1836-76
Private Boarding School Offering an Academic, Commercial, Classical and "Ornamental" Education. 181 Students in 1852. Map (db m70265) HM
15New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — L. Garnsey House
c. 1830 home of Levi Garnsey family. Sold to Barney Caldwell in 1868, and still owned and farmed by desc. in 1995Map (db m125399) HM
16New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Peck House
C. 1807 Home Of Abijah Peck (1758-1848) Founder And First Pastor Of Clifton Park Center Baptist Church Map (db m117451) HM
17New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — School c. 1860
School No. 5, one of 16 school districts in Clifton Park. Used until 1950 when Shenendehowa was formed.Map (db m154737) HM
18New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Shopmyer House
1948 Tudor style house built near site of Thompson Home, a free black family possibly involved in the underground railroadMap (db m136459) HM
19New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — This is the Way NorthHistoric New York
          Since pre-historic times, this route has served Indian hunting and war parties as they traveled between the north country and the southern region of New York State. This area was once considered the key to domination of Colonial North . . . Map (db m56853) HM
20New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Turnpike
Route of Saratoga Turnpike from Waterford to Ballston and Saratoga c. 1829. A private road paved with wood planks in 1849.Map (db m127277) HM
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Nov. 29, 2022