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Historical Markers in Vischer Ferry, 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 (487) Albany County, NY (346) Fulton County, NY (143) Hamilton County, NY (16) Montgomery County, NY (198) Rensselaer County, NY (155) Schenectady County, NY (163) Warren County, NY (160) Washington County, NY (157)  SaratogaCounty(487) Saratoga County (487)  AlbanyCounty(346) Albany County (346)  FultonCounty(143) Fulton County (143)  HamiltonCounty(16) Hamilton County (16)  MontgomeryCounty(198) Montgomery County (198)  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
Vischer Ferry is in Saratoga County
      Saratoga County (487)  
      Albany County (346)  
      Fulton County (143)  
      Hamilton County (16)  
      Montgomery County (198)  
      Rensselaer County (155)  
      Schenectady County (163)  
      Warren County (160)  
      Washington County (157)  
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1New York (Saratoga County), Vischer Ferry — Amity Reformed Church
Founded in 1802 Present Building Erected in 1888 Map (db m59690) HM
2New York (Saratoga County), Vischer Ferry — Cast Iron Whipple Truss Bridge, 1869
This bridge was designed and built by Squire Whipple (1804-1887), a Union college graduate, class of 1830. Originally erected over the Erie Canal at Fultonville in Montgomery County, the bridge was moved after the canal closed in 1917 to the . . . Map (db m59702) HM
3New York (Saratoga County), Vischer Ferry — Clute’s Dry Dock
The Volvyder family constructed a dry dock at this location about the time the Erie Canal It appeared as "Volvyder's Dry Dock” on an 1834 map of the canal. The dry dock was refurbished and enlarged in 1842 when the Erie Canal was widened . . . Map (db m138955) HM
4New York (Saratoga County), Vischer Ferry — Ferry1790-1922
Rope ferry established across the river at this point by Eldert Vischer. A toll bridge existed here 1900-1902.Map (db m171491) HM
5New York (Saratoga County), Vischer Ferry — Hamlet of Vischer Ferry
The ferry established here by Eldert Vischer in the late 18th century encouraged the growth of a settlement. Early settler Benjamin Mix began keeping a tavern by 1788 and a store by 1791. The tavern, built on the site of the present day firehouse, . . . Map (db m171665) HM
6New York (Saratoga County), Vischer Ferry — Hydroelectric Power Plant
Under Chapter 532, Laws of 1922, the Superintendent of Public Works was authorized to develop the potential water power at the new Barge Canal dams located at Crescent and Vischer Ferry. All contract work at both plants was completed in . . . Map (db m128350) HM
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7New York (Saratoga County), Vischer Ferry — Lock 19
Double chamber lock for raising-lowering boats. Built 1842 during enlarge- ment of Erie Canal. Far chamber lengthened 1885. Map (db m59685) HM
8New York (Saratoga County), Vischer Ferry — The Vischer Family
Nicholas Vischer (1705-1778) married Annetie Tymmersen in Schenectady in 1734. They settled here and built a little brick house where they raised six children. Their house, located not farfrom here, is the rear wing to a large two story Federal . . . Map (db m171540) HM
9New York (Saratoga County), Vischer Ferry — The Vischer Ferry Bridge
The residents of Clifton Park have wanted a bridge across the Mohawk River at Vischer Ferry since the town was formed in 1828. An act incorporating the Vischer's Ferry Bridge Company was passed by the State Legislature on April 19, 1828, . . . Map (db m171541) HM
10New York (Saratoga County), Vischer Ferry — Vischer Ferry
Historic district. A Greek Revival Erie Canal village circa 1840. Settled 1671- ferry begun by Eldert Vischer 1790.Map (db m136461) HM
11New York (Saratoga County), Vischer Ferry — Vischer Ferry Historic District
A Greek Revival Erie Canal village circa 1840. Settled 1671. Ferry begun by Eldert Vischer 1790Map (db m132416) HM
12New York (Saratoga County), Vischer Ferry — Vischer Ferry Nature and Historic Preserve
In the fall of 1977, the New York State Department of Transportation and the Town of Clifton Park embarked on a unique partnership. This venture established the 600-acre historically and ecologically significant Vischer Ferry Nature and . . . Map (db m138954) HM
13New York (Saratoga County), Vischer Ferry — Whipple Iron Truss Bridge
Gift of the Citizens of Montgomery County Originally built by Squire Whipple across the Enlarged Erie Canal at Sprakers in 1869 This type of bridge was adopted by the Canal Commissioners in the 1850s as the standard iron bridge to cross the . . . Map (db m59693) HM
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Oct. 1, 2022