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Vischer Ferry, New York Historical Markers

 
Amity Reformed Church Marker image, Touch for more information
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 10, 2006
Amity Reformed Church Marker
New York (Saratoga County), Vischer Ferry — Amity Reformed Church
Founded in 1802 Present Building Erected in 1888 — Map (db m59690) HM
New 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
New 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
New 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
New 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
New 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
New 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 m132416) HM
New 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
New 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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