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By William Fischer, Jr., March 20, 2018
1816 Dwelling House Marker
1New York (Albany County), Albany — 1816 Dwelling House
The Dwelling House or "Bell House" contained a kitchen, large community dining rooms, and retiring rooms (bedrooms). At the height of this community, 100 Shakers lived in the main building and the 'T' shaped wing. On its roof in a cupola, hung a . . . Map (db m115659) HM
2New York (Albany County), Albany — A City of Outstanding Historical Significance
The city of Albany is home to six National Historic Landmarks and more than 4,000 properties listed on the New York State and National Register of Historic Places. In 2015, Albany was designated a Preserve America Community by President . . . Map (db m116698) HM
3New York (Albany County), Albany — America's First Shaker Settlement
[Title is text] Shaker Heritage Society Museum and Gift ShopMap (db m115695) HM
4New York (Albany County), Albany — Brethren's Workshop (1822)
The Brethren's Shop was used by the men and boys for various crafts including shoe making and tinsmithing. The porches and dormers were added in 1930 and the building is now used by Albany County as offices. A date stone in the basement is . . . Map (db m115662) HM
5New York (Albany County), Albany — Creamery (1856)
The Shakers stored milk in the creamery to keep it cool. Milk was brought from the barn in large milk cans, which were then kept cool in troughs filled by water diverted from the creek. Later the building was used as a hen house; now it is used . . . Map (db m115688) HM
6New York (Albany County), Albany — First Church in Albany (Reformed)
Organized 1642 Present building designed by Philip Hooker erected 1798 Map (db m116733) HM
7New York (Albany County), Albany — Lydius Corner
. . . Map (db m116731) HM
8New York (Albany County), Albany — Ministry Shop (1825)
This brick building was used by the ministry elders. Each member of the ministry had to perform daily manual labor such as shoe making or tailoring. Elder Chauncey Copeley a cabinet maker, worked in a wing added to the building in 1850. . . . Map (db m115660) HM
9New York (Albany County), Albany — Mother Ann Lee — 1736 - 1784
First leader of the Shakers, a celibate Christian community. Their first settlement was in what is now Colonie.Map (db m115692) HM
10New York (Albany County), Albany — Shaker Meeting House
This Meeting House, or Church, was built in 1848 to replace an earlier (1791) and much smaller Meeting House. It demonstrates many typical characteristics of Shaker architecture; double doors, one for men and one for women; a large meeting room . . . Map (db m115663) HM
11New York (Albany County), Albany — Sisters' Workshop (1840)
On this location was a large 3 1/2 sto[r]y stone building. Here Shaker Sisters did spinning, weaving, and sewing. Journal entries indicate that Sister Polly wove 3350 Shaker bonnets in this building. The building was the only stone building . . . Map (db m115656) HM
12New York (Albany County), Albany — St. Peter's Church
In the middle of State, formerly Yonkers Street, one block below, stood the First English Church, built A.D. 1715, upon ground granted by letters patent from King George the First. It bore the name of St. Peter's Church. The parish was incorporated . . . Map (db m76381) HM
13New York (Albany County), Albany — Wash House & Cannery (c.1858)
Shaker Creek provided water for both the canning and laundry operations. The first laundry, done on December 12, 1859, used a steam powered washing machine. Albany County used the building for laundry until the mid 1980s. Today it is a workshop. . . . Map (db m115674) HM
14New York (Albany County), Altamont — 16 — St. John’s Lutheran Church / Iglesia Luterna St. John — Altamont, New York — The Museum in the Streets —
St. John’s Lutheran Church, designed by Albany architect Charles Nichols and built by contractor George Rockefeller in 1871-72 was the first church built in Knowersville. The original church building was 42 x 62 feet and, completely . . . Map (db m131427) HM
15New York (Albany County), Berne — Reformed Dutch Church
Organized 1763. First Pastor Johannes Schuyler 1767. Oldest Church in County outside of Albany Map (db m50191) HM
16New York (Albany County), Cohoes — Fonda Cemetery
Early Settlers at Boght and Crescent. Intermarried with Lansing's. Organized the Boght Reformed Church in 1784. Fonda Rd. is named for the family.Map (db m129626) HM
17New York (Albany County), Cohoes — Horace B. Silliman — His Life and Legacy
Horace Brinsmade Silliman was born in 1825. He was educated in Albany Academy, graduated from Union College in 1846 (a member of Phi Beta Kappa) and later received honorary degrees from Union and Hamilton Colleges. Silliman first became a . . . Map (db m41361) HM
18New York (Albany County), Colonie — Boght Church
Site of the Reformed Dutch Church of the Boght 1st Church North of Albany Organized by the Classis Of Albany, Feb. 22, 1784 Map (db m24730) HM
19New York (Albany County), Colonie — Shaker Church Family Barn
Built in 1916 on the site of the original barn which had been destroyed by fireMap (db m40593) HM
20New York (Albany County), Colonie — The Boght
The Boght Settled On and After 1704 By The Vischer Weaver Witbeck Lansing Powell Runkle Dunsbach Lieverse Staats Roff Godfrey Van O Linde Groesbeck Van Vranken Fero Van De Mark Van Denburgh Johnson Pollock Storms Fonda and . . . Map (db m24731) HM
21New York (Albany County), Delmar — Union Dutch Reformed Church
Founded and Erected 1825. "For The Glory of God" Quoted from 1824 Land Deed. Horse Sheds Built 1840 Fellowship Hall Added 1906 Map (db m97276) HM
22New York (Albany County), Dormansville — Reformed Church
Original site of the Dutch Reformed Church organized 1793. Present location Village of Westerlo.Map (db m136003) HM
23New York (Albany County), East Berne — Lutheran Church
Organized 1790. First pastor Rev. August Friederich Meier. Frame building used until brick church constructed 1835Map (db m132604) HM
24New York (Albany County), Feura Bush — Jerusalem Reformed Church
Established 1791. First located on Route 308. Rev. Harmanus Van Huysen was pastor 1793-1825. Current edifice built 1826.Map (db m130527) HM
25New York (Albany County), Guilderland — First Lutheran Church
On this spot stood the First Lutheran Church in Town of Guilderland 1787. Rev. Heinrich Moeller first regular pastor Map (db m48961) HM
26New York (Albany County), Guilderland — First Reformed Dutch Church
100 ft. west, site of the First Reformed Dutch Church in Guilderland. Built before 1767. First pastor Rev. Harmanus Van HuysenMap (db m136065) HM
27New York (Albany County), Guilderland — Site of Hamilton Union Church
Site of Hamilton Union Church Octagonal building used also as a school house built by Hamilton Mfg. Society about 1797 Map (db m116759) HM
28New York (Albany County), New Salem — Rev. Harmanus Van Huysen Home
Original part built c. 1816. revolutionary War Captain. Served 3 area churches from 1794-1825. His descendants lived in home until 1922.Map (db m136073) HM
29New York (Albany County), New Scotland — Early Mission
Founded 1787 by Suffolk Presbytery Incorporated 1789 1st church 1791 Original frame standingMap (db m142748) HM
30New York (Albany County), New Scotland — New Scotland Church
. . . Map (db m142757) HM
31New York (Albany County), Newtonville — Historic Newtonville
Site of first Baptist church, 1852 Rev. William Arthur, preacher. Father of 21st President Chester Alan Arthur 1881 -1885Map (db m142458) HM
32New York (Albany County), Rensselaerville — Baptist Church
Organized Aug. 19, 1796. First ministers: Truman Beeman Ephraim Crocker Reuben Winegar Jr. Present church built in 1836Map (db m136128) HM
33New York (Albany County), Rensselaerville — Episcopal Church
Organized February 20, 1811 by Rev. Samuel Fuller, who built church in 1815 and served as Rector for thirty-one yearsMap (db m136121) HM
34New York (Albany County), Rensselaerville — Presbyterian Church
Organized 1792. This third church built by Ephraim B. Russ and dedicated 1843. George Goodyear, Pastor.Map (db m136124) HM
35New 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
36New York (Albany County), Watervliet — North Dutch Reformed Church Bell
This bell was cast by the Meneely Bell Factory (1826-1951) for the former North Dutch Reformed Church located on the North West Corner of 1st Avenue and 15th Street. This was the third Meneely Bell which tolled for its congregation. The first bell . . . Map (db m185074) HM
37New York (Albany County), Watervliet — Saint Patrick's Church Bell
The most obvious music associated with any church is the sweet and dignified tolling of the church bell. Pictured above is George E. Hipwod, President of the Holy Names Society who presented the bell for placement in the new church. The bell was . . . Map (db m70628) HM
38New York (Albany County), Westerlo — Baptist Church
Organized at Chesterville in 1800. Roswell Beckwith was first pastor.Map (db m135162) HM
39New York (Albany County), Westerlo — Quaker Church
Site of a Quaker church and school. Erected 1803. Cemetery in rear.Map (db m136064) HM
40New York (Albany County), Westerlo — Reformed Church
First church in town. Organized 1793. Original site five miles south of hereMap (db m135148) HM
41New York (Allegany County), Centerville — Centerville Town Hall
This building was originally known as the First Presbyterian Church of Centerville. Church members purchased this lot in 1858 and began construction of the church, completing it in 1859 at a cost of $3,000.Map (db m75936) HM
42New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Pope Benedict XVI Mass
In commemoration of the solemn pontifical mass marking the bicentennial of the Archdiocese of New York offered by His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI April 20 2008 here in Yankee Stadium. Gift of Knights of Columbus.Map (db m192135) HM
43New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Pope John Paul II Mass
In commemoration of the mass for world justice and peace offered by His Holiness Pope John Paul II October 2, 1979 here in Yankee Stadium. Gift of the Knights of Columbus.Map (db m35059) HM
44New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Pope Paul VI Mass
In commemoration of the solemn mass for peace offered by His Holiness Pope Paul VI October 4, 1963 here in Yankee Stadium. Gift of Knights of ColumbusMap (db m183058) HM
45New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Riverdale Presbyterian Church — Landmarks of New York
Designed in an English Gothic style by James Renwick, architect of St. Patrick's Cathedral, this church was built in 1863, funds having been contributed by residents of Riverdale including William E. Dodge, Jr., Joseph Delafield, Robert Colgate and . . . Map (db m193302) HM
46New York (Bronx County), Bronx — St . Peter's Church Westchester
The original church on this site was built in 1700 to house a parish organized by an act of the Provincial Assembly in 1693. Queen Anne contributed an altar in 1708. In 1763 a charter was received from King George III. The present church, designed . . . Map (db m52223) HM
47New York (Bronx County), Bronx — What's In a Name?
Pθre David's deer are named for French missionary "Pθre" (Father) David who discovered them for the Western world in 1865 in a Beijing hunting park. Their Chinese nickname is "ssu-pu-hsiang" refering to four characteristics that are . . . Map (db m193271) HM
48New York (Broome County), Binghamton — 490 — Centenary Church
Site of the 45th Annual Convention of the NY State Woman Suffrage Association attended by 162 delegates October 14-17, 1913Map (db m132676) HM
49New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Site of Peterson's Tavern
Site of Peterson's Tavern First meeting place of the newly incorporated village of Binghamton May 3, 1834Map (db m92915) HM
50New York (Broome County), Binghamton — 149 — Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church
Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998 by the United States Department of the Interior.Map (db m198201) HM
51New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Universalist
First society formed 1838 church erected this square facing Exchange St. in 1846, burned c. 1867Map (db m93290) HM
52New York (Cattaraugus County), Freedom — Salem Welsh Church
Salem Welsh Church built 1855 has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m86649) HM
53New York (Cattaraugus County), Leon — Leon United Methodist Church
Leon United Methodist Church has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000 by the United States Department of the Interior Map (db m133018) HM
54New York (Cattaraugus County), Otto — Medora Ball Historical Museum
Medora Ball Historical Museum has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior The First Congregational Church of Otto 1861 Map (db m133002) HM
55New York (Cayuga County), Auburn — St. Alphonsus
St. Alphonsus Church was founded by German-speaking Catholics in 1853. The congregation worshipped in a church on Water Street until this ediface was erected in 1930. Map (db m88366) HM
56New York (Cayuga County), Auburn — St. Peter's Church
St. Peter's Church Original church 1811 First to be erected in Auburn. Present stone ediface dedicated 1833. Map (db m88177) HM
57New York (Cayuga County), Aurora — Birthplace of Theodore Ledyard Cuyler
Theodore Ledyard Cuyler Born Jan. 10, 1822 Died Feb. 26, 1909 Presbyterian clergyman and writerMap (db m145809) HM
58New York (Cayuga County), Brutus — William McCreedy
William McCreedy and family, burial site. Soldier in Revolution. Born 1755 - Died 1824. Early Methodist meeting held in nearby family home. Map (db m88480) HM
59New York (Cayuga County), Fair Haven — Site of Methodist Episcopal Church
Site Of Methodist Episcopal Church Erected 1882 Local red brick construction Sold and dismantled in 1934 Map (db m79725) HM
60New York (Cayuga County), King Ferry — Presbyterian Church
First in Genoa organized Aug. 13, 1798 by earliest settlers in region, then known as the Military TractMap (db m145754) HM
61New York (Cayuga County), Meridian — In Memory of Abner Hollister
For many years a Magistrate of this Town & County. The founder of this Village and this Church which he served with christian fidelity as ruling Elder from the time of its organization until his death. Born at Glastonbury Conn. Sept. 26, 1782, . . . Map (db m83813) HM
62New York (Cayuga County), Montezuma — Mentz Church
First Methodist Episcopal Church Inc. 1825 with John Gilmore, Wm. Bell & James Weston, Trustees. Adjoining cemetery in use by 1813. Map (db m83525) HM
63New York (Cayuga County), Owasco — First Church
Here was built in 1798 First Church in Cayuga County Reformed Dutch Church of OwascoMap (db m90715) HM
64New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — A Metaphor for Change — The Canalway Trail
Lock 52 in Port Byron was a busy place prior to 1917. In the vicinity of the lock, you would have seen a bustling waterfront, with dozens of boats locking up or down the canal. At Tanner's Dry Dock, just up the canal from the lock, canal boats were . . . Map (db m83641) HM
65New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — Brigham Young
The Mormon prophet lived in the house 100 yards east of here in 1831. He was baptized a Mormon in 1831 at Mendon, N.Y. Map (db m65342) HM
66New York (Cayuga County), Port Byron — Village of Port Byron
1. Park Hotel: Dates from the bustling railroad days in the mid-eighteen hundreds when it was known as "National Hotel". The Park Hotel was built by Samuel Lamkin in 1835. Its reputation and ownership has changed many times. 2. Masonic Block: . . . Map (db m83600) HM
67New York (Cayuga County), Sennett — Oldest Church
Oldest Church In Sennett. Built 1820 organized 1809 as First Congregational remodelled 1847 became Presbyterian 1870Map (db m159145) HM
68New York (Cayuga County), Sterling — Site of First Baptist Church of Sterling
Site of first Baptist church of Sterling erected in 1841, federated with United Presbyterian in 1931 Churches consolidated in 1962 Sold and dismantled in 1970Map (db m79782) HM
69New York (Cayuga County), Union Springs — 284 — 1840 Church
Built by First Presbyterian Society on land donated by Howland family. Farrand Kitchel, builder. Home to museum 1994.Map (db m128004) HM
70New York (Cayuga County), Union Springs — Indian Mound
Just east of here Known to be the site of an early Jesuit missionMap (db m145840) HM
71New York (Cayuga County), Union Springs — Missionaries To The Cayuga
This valley was the site of the principal Cayuga Indian village To the brave French Jesuit missionaries whose heroism was almost without parallel Joseph Chaumonot and Rene Menard who as guests as of Chief Saonchiogwa built here in 1656 . . . Map (db m145842) HM
72New York (Cayuga County), Union Springs — 283 — Oakwood Seminary
Coeducational Quaker school operated here 1860-1920 run by the New York Yearly Meeting of Friends. Razed in the early 1960sMap (db m155835) HM
73New York (Cayuga County), Weedsport — First Baptist Church of Weedsport
First Baptist Church of Weedsport has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m157012) HM
74New York (Chautauqua County), Hanover — The King from Hanover — James Jesse Strang 1813-1856
Hanover resident, 1816-1836, at Dennison's Corners and Keach's Corners. Clerk of Dennison's Corners School #10 and of Forestville Baptist Church. Studied law, taught, and married in Silver Creek. Attended Fredonia Academy. Ellington Postmaster, . . . Map (db m105659) HM
75New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — 410 North Main Street — Gothic Revival & Richardsonian — Jamestown Architectural Heritage —
. . . Map (db m178063) HM
76New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — First Congregational Church
First Congregational Church First Congregational Church. Organized June 16, 1816. Jamestown's first religious society. Met at Main and Fifth Streets where a church built in 1829 served until this Gothic ediface was erected in 1869. This is the . . . Map (db m94857) HM
77New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Here the First School House
Here The First School House the "Prendergast Academy" was built in 1816. Church services were held here until The First Church was erected in 1829 on the same site by "The First Congregational Church and Society" organized in 1816. . . . Map (db m94872) HM
78New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Site of Methodist Church
First edifice of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Jamestown was erected in 1830. A plain house 40 by 50 feet.Map (db m64719) HM
79New York (Chautauqua County), Pomfret — Lily Dale Assembly — Spiritualism's Largest Community — Cultural Heritage —
Lily Dale Timeline 1955 Fox cottage burns. 1924 Marion H. Sidmore Library building constructed. 1915 Fox cottage moved to Lily Dale. 1900 Great Lily Dale fire burns many cottages. 1893 Lily Dale contains 215 cottages. 1888 Assembly Hall . . . Map (db m94898) HM
80New York (Chautauqua County), Silver Creek — The Swift Mansion
Built in 1846 by Major Clark C. Swift, this mansion was constructed in the Federal Style with bricks handmade on the site. It was acquired for Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish in 1914, through the efforts of Msgr. E.J. O'Connor. The mansion was used . . . Map (db m64722) HM
81New York (Chautauqua County), Westfield — First Presbyterian Church and Society
Westfield, New York Founded 1808 First Church in Chautauqua County Called Chautauqua Church Organized by Rev. John Lindsey Met at cross roads Part of Presbytery of Erie, Pennsylvania Transferred to Presbytery of . . . Map (db m132189) HM
82New York (Chemung County), Elmira — A.M.E. Zion Church
Founded in 1840 stood 300 feet west of here played a role in the underground railroad & was a center of Elmira's African-American Community Map (db m66950) HM
83New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Earliest Methodist Preaching
The first Methodist sermon in this area was given near this site at Lough’s Tavern, Newton Village, by Rev. William Colbert, Dec. 16 1792. Text Mathew 5:6 "Blessed are They That Hunger and Thirst After Righteousness." This Circuit rider dressed in . . . Map (db m41576) HM
84New York (Chemung County), Wellsburg — Christ Episcopal Church — Estab. 1869
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m198212) HM
85New York (Chemung County), Wellsburg — Site of First Church in Chemung Valley
• The site of • First Church of any denomination —in— Chemung Valley was one-fourth mile north ———— Organized September 2, 1789 by Roswell Goff, First Pastor —and— William Buck • John Hillman Peter Roberts • John Roberts Jesse . . . Map (db m198216) HM
86New York (Chenango County), Bainbridge — First Presbyterian Church
Society founded March 31, 1793 through the efforts of the Rev. William A. Stone of the Vermont Domestic Missionary Society. The first church was erected in 1793, and was destroyed by fire in 1814. The present building was erected in . . . Map (db m146817) HM
87New York (Chenango County), Greene — Early Church In Greene
The Baptist Society was organized on this site by Elder Nathaniel Kellogg in 1795Map (db m94167) HM
88New York (Chenango County), Greene — First Baptist Church
First Baptist Church in Chenango County organized on this site by Elder Nathaniel Kellogg in 1795Map (db m94155) HM
89New York (Chenango County), Guilford — 120 — Guilford Center Presbyterian Church
Guilford Center Presbyterian Church has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004 by the United States Department of the Interior William G.Pomeroy Foundation 2017Map (db m149752) HM
90New York (Chenango County), New Berlin — St. Andrews Church and Cemetery
Worship began in 1808 led by Fr. Daniel Nash. First Episcopal Church in Chenango County. Cemetery owned by church.Map (db m93163) HM
91New York (Chenango County), New Berlin — White Store Church
Built 1820 by Baptists, Methodists, and Universalists. Church in original form except pulpit lowered in 1863.Map (db m93551) HM
92New York (Chenango County), Otselic — 384 — Former Church
Constructed ca. 1862 as the Second Methodist Episcopal Church of Otselic. The church closed in 1993 and was sold in 1994.Map (db m149155) HM
93New York (Chenango County), Oxford — Congregational Church
Oldest Church Edifice Standing In The Village Of Oxford Dedicated July 31, 1823.Map (db m92748) HM
94New York (Chenango County), Oxford — Site of St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Site of St. Paul's Episcopal Church Erected in 1816. The first church edifice in the village of Oxford.Map (db m93015) HM
95New York (Chenango County), Pitcher — First Congregational Church of Pitcher
First Congregational Church of Pitcher has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m146742) HM
96New York (Chenango County), Pitcher — Pitcher Baptist Church
Pitcher Baptist Church has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m146738) HM
97New York (Chenango County), Rockdale — Rockdale Community Church
Rockdale Community Church has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005 by the United States Department of the Interior.Map (db m169656)
98New York (Chenango County), Smyrna — Brigham Young
Site of boyhood home of Brigham Young, Mormon leader, is one half mile no. [north] on Cole Rd. The family went on to western New York.Map (db m168672) HM
99New York (Clinton County), Ausable — Quaker Union
1789 - Site of Friends Meeting House and Cemetery First School and Post Office in Town of Peru on Old Rogers RoadMap (db m192007) HM
100New York (Clinton County), Beekmantown — Point Au Roche Methodist Episcopal Church
The Point Au Roche Methodist Episcopal Church stood west of this sign. It was built in the early 1850s on land from the Moore family. This red brick church was the community focal point, a place where people came to worship and socialize.Map (db m105857) HM

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