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Clifton Park, New York Historical Markers
By Steve Stoessel, July 9, 2019
Asa Clark House Marker
Gothic Revival home built by Asa and Eliza Clark. — — Map (db m136454) HM
1815 Federal Home of
Abraham Best Family
Columbia County, N.Y.
He Died in 1871 at age 81.
— — Map (db m34759) HM
Site of Clifton Park Dutch Reformed Church. Referred to as “North Church.” Sold in 1862 and
dismantled. — — Map (db m136451) HM
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
This hamlet was a major stopping point on the plank road between Waterford and Ballston Spa during the 19th Century — — Map (db m127315) HM
Area named to distinguish it from
Clifton Park Village. Geographical center of town. — — Map (db m136452) HM
Church, C. 1830
Clifton Park Center
Baptist Church Formed 1794
By Abijah Peck, Whose Home
Across The Road.
— — Map (db m117280) HM
Constructed circa 1821 by Ephraim Stevens. 1859 owned by Isaac Rogers. — — Map (db m127318) HM
Volvyder's Dry Dock, 1825.
Re-established by Nicholas
Clute, 1852. Canal boats
built and repaired here.
Settlement abandoned 1907.
— — Map (db m49876) HM
Canal Dug in 1822 and
enlarged in 1842.
Remains of both canals are
evident. Opened from
Albany to Buffalo, 1825. — — Map (db m12059) HM
Stop on Plank Road
Turnpike from Waterford To
Jonesville and Ballston
Spa. Served as Court House,
Jail and Dance Hall
— — Map (db m136089) HM
Site of hotel built byJames Jones, c. 1820 destroyed by fire in 1915.Stage coach stop on plank
road - Waterford Turnpike — — Map (db m129004) HM
C. 1795 home of Abner Irish family
from Armenia, Dutchess County, N.Y.
He died in 1825 at age 77. — — Map (db m136444) HM
Private Boarding School
Offering an Academic,
Commercial, Classical and
181 Students in 1852.
— — Map (db m70265) HM
c. 1830 home of Levi Garnsey family. Sold to Barney Caldwell in 1868, and still owned and farmed by desc. in 1995 — — Map (db m125399) HM
C. 1807 Home Of
Abijah Peck (1758-1848)
Founder And First
Pastor Of Clifton Park
Center Baptist Church
— — Map (db m117451) HM
1948 Tudor style house
built near site of Thompson
Home, a free black family
possibly involved in the
underground railroad — — Map (db m136459) HM
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
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 19 markers matched your search criteria.