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Historical Markers in Voorheesville, New York

 
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Voorheesville is in Albany County
      Albany County (341)  
      Columbia County (222)  
      Greene County (115)  
      Rensselaer County (151)  
      Saratoga County (479)  
      Schenectady County (160)  
      Schoharie County (122)  
 
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1New York (Albany County), Voorheesville — Cider Mill
Empire Cider & Vinegar Co. estab. 1890; became Duffy-Mott of Mott’s Apple Juice fame. Employed 200 making cider, vinegar, juices. Closed 1955.Map (db m142345) HM
2New York (Albany County), Voorheesville — Connecting People With CommunitiesThe Voorheesville Train Station
Fields of Indian Corn and Potatoes The surrounding landscape was very different on September 15, 1863, when the first Albany and Susquehanna train rolled through from Albany to Central Bridge. Passengers saw only farm fields of Indian corn . . . Map (db m185911) HM
3New York (Albany County), Voorheesville — First P.O. 1868
Site of First P.O. 1868 Established in Reid's General Store, Farm of James Reid Town's First Supervisor Map (db m48607) HM
4New York (Albany County), Voorheesville — Grove Hotel
Site Of GROVE HOTEL Est. By "Coon" Fryer Ca. 1874 Famed Countywide: Dances, Picnics, Baseball, Racing, Honeymoons. Slept 50. 1886 Room Cost $1.50 Day Map (db m146506) HM
5New York (Albany County), Voorheesville — Helderberg-Hudson Rail TrailA History of the Albany County Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail
This trail is a 9-mile pathway which follows the old Albany and Susquehanna Railroad between Albany and Voorheesville. This pathway connects visitors with landscapes and communities, including the dramatic Normanskill Gorge in the City of . . . Map (db m185907) HM
6New York (Albany County), Voorheesville — Helderbergs
The name means clear mountains. They have been called "the key to the geology of North America" Map (db m54688) HM
7New York (Albany County), Voorheesville — Indian Ladder
In Colonial Times An Indian Trail Ascended The Helderberg Cliffs At This Point From The Lowlands To The East State Ed Dept 1932 Friends of Thacher Park 2014 Map (db m77125) HM
8New York (Albany County), Voorheesville — Methodism
Methodism Here built its first church in this entire area. Known as Bethlehem, North or Black Creek Church, 1823 Map (db m48671) HM
9New York (Albany County), Voorheesville — Schoolhouse No. 10
Est. as early as 1826. Replaced 1867. Additions 1892, 1911. Fondly known as “Brookview Academy". Current bldg. erected 1929.Map (db m135120) HM
10New York (Albany County), Voorheesville — Thacher Point
At this site, on September 14, 1914, this park was formally dedicated in memory of John Boyd Thacher. His widow, Emma Treadwell Thacher, donated the 350 acres to the state of New York to be preserved as a public park. The Thachers, whose summer home . . . Map (db m77243) HM
11New York (Albany County), Voorheesville — The Indian Ladder Trail
The Indian Ladder Trail runs along the base of the cliff and was historically called the "Lower Bear Path." Here, you are halfway down the limestone cliff, where the Coeymans formation above meets the Manlius below. At the top of the Manlius is a . . . Map (db m43845) HM
12New York (Albany County), Voorheesville — The Tory Cave
Caves are formed when limestone is dissolved by flowing water. In the ceiling at the back of the cave you can see a large, natural chimney where water has seeped into the rock from above. As limestone dissolves, calcite is deposited to from . . . Map (db m12728) HM
13New York (Albany County), Voorheesville — Tory Cave 1777
Jacob Salsbury, a spy during Burgoyne Invasion, found refuge from settlers in a cave against the cliffs nearby.Map (db m58550) HM
14New York (Albany County), Voorheesville — Voorhees House
Built By Alonzo B. Voorhees Ca. 1867; Elegant Summer Boarding House of S.V.R. & Mahula Hoes Ca. 1879 - 1893 Map (db m146850) HM
 
 
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