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List of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Schenectady County, New York

This is intended to be a complete list of properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Schenectady County, New York. The locations of National Register properties and districts (at least for all showing latitude and longitude coordinates below) may be seen in a map by clicking on "Map of all coordinates". Four of the sites are further designated U.S. National Historic Landmarks.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.


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Listings county-wide

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Abrahams Farmhouse
October 11, 1984
(#84003092)
Hardin Rd.
42°48′30″N 74°11′25″W / 42.808333°N 74.190278°W / 42.808333; -74.190278 (Abrahams Farmhouse)
Duanesburg
2 Avery Farmhouse
October 11, 1984
(#84003106)
NY 30
42°46′11″N 74°14′00″W / 42.769722°N 74.233333°W / 42.769722; -74.233333 (Avery Farmhouse)
Duanesburg
3 H. S. Barney Building
July 19, 1984
(#84002965)
217-229 State St.
42°48′55″N 73°56′44″W / 42.815278°N 73.945556°W / 42.815278; -73.945556 (H. S. Barney Building)
Schenectady
4 Becker Farmhouse
October 11, 1984
(#84003114)
Creek Rd.
42°45′07″N 74°15′43″W / 42.751944°N 74.261944°W / 42.751944; -74.261944 (Becker Farmhouse)
Duanesburg
5 Bishop Family Lustron House
March 6, 2008
(#08000144)
26 Slater Dr.
42°53′20″N 73°54′52″W / 42.888889°N 73.914444°W / 42.888889; -73.914444 (Bishop Family Lustron House)
Glenville
6 Joseph Braman House
April 24, 1987
(#87000917)
Braman's Corners
42°48′31″N 74°13′10″W / 42.808611°N 74.219444°W / 42.808611; -74.219444 (Joseph Braman House)
Duanesburg
7 Brandywine Avenue School
December 9, 1999
(#99001491)
108 Brandywine Ave.
42°48′08″N 73°55′29″W / 42.802222°N 73.924722°W / 42.802222; -73.924722 (Brandywine Avenue School)
Schenectady Destroyed by fire in November 2007
8 Central Fire Station
April 11, 1985
(#85000729)
Erie Blvd.
42°48′48″N 73°56′47″W / 42.813333°N 73.946389°W / 42.813333; -73.946389 (Central Fire Station)
Schenectady
9 Chadwick Farmhouse
October 11, 1984
(#84003175)
Schoharie Tpk.
42°44′17″N 74°10′16″W / 42.738056°N 74.171111°W / 42.738056; -74.171111 (Chadwick Farmhouse)
Duanesburg
10 Chapman Farmhouse
October 11, 1984
(#84003176)
Miller's Corners Rd.
42°48′44″N 74°13′16″W / 42.812222°N 74.221111°W / 42.812222; -74.221111 (Chapman Farmhouse)
Duanesburg
11 Christ Episcopal Church
Christ Episcopal Church
April 24, 1987
(#87000911)
NY 20
42°46′07″N 74°09′17″W / 42.768611°N 74.154722°W / 42.768611; -74.154722 (Christ Episcopal Church)
Duanesburg
12 Christman Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary
Christman Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary
August 25, 1970
(#70000433)
Schoharie Tpke.
42°44′27″N 74°07′30″W / 42.740833°N 74.125°W / 42.740833; -74.125 (Christman Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary)
Delanson
13 Delanson Historic District
Delanson Historic District
October 11, 1984
(#84003181)
Main St.
42°44′35″N 74°11′16″W / 42.743056°N 74.187778°W / 42.743056; -74.187778 (Delanson Historic District)
Delanson
14 Dellemont-Wemple Farm
October 25, 1973
(#73001266)
W of Schenectady on Wemple Rd.
42°46′16″N 74°00′30″W / 42.771111°N 74.008333°W / 42.771111; -74.008333 (Dellemont-Wemple Farm)
Rotterdam
15 Duane Mansion
Duane Mansion
April 24, 1987
(#87000910)
NY 20
42°45′16″N 74°07′41″W / 42.754444°N 74.128056°W / 42.754444; -74.128056 (Duane Mansion)
Duanesburg
16 Duanesburg-Florida Baptist Church
October 11, 1984
(#84003185)
NY 30
42°48′31″N 74°12′58″W / 42.808611°N 74.216111°W / 42.808611; -74.216111 (Duanesburg-Florida Baptist Church)
Duanesburg
17 Eatons Corners Historic District
October 11, 1984
(#84003196)
Eatons Corners Rd.
42°48′21″N 74°14′50″W / 42.805833°N 74.247222°W / 42.805833; -74.247222 (Eatons Corners Historic District)
Duanesburg
18 Enlarged Double Lock No. 23, Old Erie Canal
Enlarged Double Lock No. 23, Old Erie Canal
March 6, 2008
(#08000145)
Rice Rd.
42°49′25″N 73°59′13″W / 42.823611°N 73.986944°W / 42.823611; -73.986944 (Enlarged Double Lock No. 23, Old Erie Canal)
Rotterdam
19 Ferguson Farm Complex
April 24, 1987
(#87000913)
NY 20
42°45′37″N 74°06′56″W / 42.760278°N 74.115556°W / 42.760278; -74.115556 (Ferguson Farm Complex)
Duanesburg
20 First Unitarian Society Church
First Unitarian Society Church
February 5, 2014
(#13001157)
1221 Wendell Ave.
42°48′57″N 73°55′28″W / 42.8157314°N 73.9243425°W / 42.8157314; -73.9243425 (First Unitarian Society Church)
Schenectady Modernist Edward Durrell Stone church in GE Realty Plot district
21 Foster Building
Foster Building
June 3, 1991
(#91000664)
508 State St.
42°48′42″N 73°56′27″W / 42.811667°N 73.940833°W / 42.811667; -73.940833 (Foster Building)
Schenectady First terra-cotta building in city, and first building to show influence of City Beautiful movement, when built in 1907
22 Franklin School
June 30, 1983
(#83001791)
Ave. B and Mason St.
42°49′23″N 73°55′21″W / 42.823056°N 73.9225°W / 42.823056; -73.9225 (Franklin School)
Schenectady
23 Gaige Homestead
October 11, 1984
(#84003202)
Weaver Rd.
42°44′53″N 74°09′09″W / 42.748056°N 74.1525°W / 42.748056; -74.1525 (Gaige Homestead)
Duanesburg
24 General Electric Realty Plot
General Electric Realty Plot
November 18, 1980
(#80002763)
Roughly bounded by Oxford Pl., Union Ave., Nott St., Lenox and Lowell Rds.
42°49′01″N 73°55′14″W / 42.816944°N 73.920556°W / 42.816944; -73.920556 (General Electric Realty Plot)
Schenectady Former Union College property bought by GE in late 19th century for executives and researchers to build upscale homes on.
25 General Electric Research Laboratory
General Electric Research Laboratory
May 15, 1975
(#75001227)
General Electric main plant
42°48′39″N 73°57′06″W / 42.810833°N 73.951667°W / 42.810833; -73.951667 (General Electric Research Laboratory)
Schenectady First research laboratory established by an American corporation
26 Gilbert Farmhouse
October 11, 1984
(#84003207)
Thousand Acre Rd.
42°44′30″N 74°14′38″W / 42.741667°N 74.243889°W / 42.741667; -74.243889 (Gilbert Farmhouse)
Duanesburg
27 Abraham Glen House
Abraham Glen House
July 14, 2004
(#04000708)
Mohawk Ave.
42°49′27″N 73°57′35″W / 42.824167°N 73.959722°W / 42.824167; -73.959722 (Abraham Glen House)
Scotia Rare Dutch heavy timber frame house, built in 1730s, is now Scotia's branch of the county public library
28 Glenville District No. 5 Schoolhouse
May 19, 2014
(#14000226)
2140 Potter Rd.
42°56′22″N 74°04′53″W / 42.9394787°N 74.0814489°W / 42.9394787; -74.0814489 (Glenville District No. 5 Schoolhouse)
Glenville
29 Joseph Green Farmhouse
October 11, 1984
(#84003209)
NY 159
42°49′43″N 74°10′43″W / 42.828611°N 74.178611°W / 42.828611; -74.178611 (Joseph Green Farmhouse)
Duanesburg
30 Halladay Farmhouse
October 11, 1984
(#84003213)
US 20
42°45′59″N 74°12′49″W / 42.766389°N 74.213611°W / 42.766389; -74.213611 (Halladay Farmhouse)
Duanesburg
31 Hawes Homestead
October 11, 1984
(#84003217)
Herrick Rd.
42°47′35″N 74°12′39″W / 42.793056°N 74.210833°W / 42.793056; -74.210833 (Hawes Homestead)
Duanesburg
32 Hotel Van Curler
Hotel Van Curler
September 12, 1985
(#85002277)
78 Washington Ave.
42°48′54″N 73°56′58″W / 42.815°N 73.949444°W / 42.815; -73.949444 (Hotel Van Curler)
Schenectady 1925 building now Elston Hall of the Schenectady County Community College
33 Horace Mann School
November 24, 2015
(#15000824)
602 Craig St.
42°48′12″N 73°56′24″W / 42.803373°N 73.9398947°W / 42.803373; -73.9398947 (Horace Mann School)
Schenectady 1908 school built to accommodate rising enrollment in a growing neighborhood
34 Howard Homestead
October 11, 1984
(#84003220)
McGuire School Rd.
42°46′39″N 74°13′44″W / 42.7775°N 74.228889°W / 42.7775; -74.228889 (Howard Homestead)
Duanesburg
35 Jenkins House
Jenkins House
October 11, 1984
(#84003071)
57 Main St.
42°44′46″N 74°11′19″W / 42.746111°N 74.188611°W / 42.746111; -74.188611 (Jenkins House)
Delanson
36 Jenkins Octagon House
Jenkins Octagon House
October 11, 1984
(#84003227)
NY 395
42°45′31″N 74°11′07″W / 42.758611°N 74.185278°W / 42.758611; -74.185278 (Jenkins Octagon House)
Duanesburg
37 A.D. (Boss) Jones House
A.D. (Boss) Jones House
October 11, 1984
(#84003231)
McGuire School Rd.
42°46′20″N 74°12′53″W / 42.772222°N 74.214722°W / 42.772222; -74.214722 (A.D. (Boss) Jones House)
Duanesburg
38 George Westinghouse Jones House
September 15, 2004
(#04000998)
1944 Union St.
42°47′39″N 73°53′11″W / 42.794167°N 73.886389°W / 42.794167; -73.886389 (George Westinghouse Jones House)
Niskayuna
39 Ladd Farmhouse
October 11, 1984
(#84003238)
Dare Rd.
42°47′18″N 74°13′33″W / 42.788333°N 74.225833°W / 42.788333; -74.225833 (Ladd Farmhouse)
Duanesburg
40 Irving Langmuir House
Irving Langmuir House
January 7, 1976
(#76001275)
1176 Stratford Rd.
42°48′58″N 73°55′09″W / 42.816111°N 73.919167°W / 42.816111; -73.919167 (Irving Langmuir House)
Schenectady Home of Irving Langmuir, 1932 Nobel laureate in chemistry and first industrial chemist so honored. During his career at GE, improved functioning of light bulb, developed concentric model of atom, co-developed cloud seeding and was among first scientists to work with plasmas.
41 George Lasher House
October 11, 1984
(#84003242)
Levey Rd.
42°50′11″N 74°09′16″W / 42.836389°N 74.154444°W / 42.836389; -74.154444 (George Lasher House)
Duanesburg
42 Alexander Liddle Farmhouse
October 11, 1984
(#84003256)
Gamsey Rd.
42°46′42″N 74°12′26″W / 42.778333°N 74.207222°W / 42.778333; -74.207222 (Alexander Liddle Farmhouse)
Duanesburg
43 Robert Liddle Farmhouse
October 11, 1984
(#84003265)
Little Dale Farm Rd.
42°46′34″N 74°07′21″W / 42.776111°N 74.1225°W / 42.776111; -74.1225 (Robert Liddle Farmhouse)
Duanesburg
44 Thomas Liddle Farm Complex
October 11, 1984
(#84003247)
Eaton Corners Rd.
42°47′51″N 74°14′23″W / 42.7975°N 74.239722°W / 42.7975; -74.239722 (Thomas Liddle Farm Complex)
Duanesburg
45 Mabee House
Mabee House
May 22, 1978
(#78001907)
S of Rotterdam Junction on NY 5S
42°51′56″N 74°01′56″W / 42.865556°N 74.032222°W / 42.865556; -74.032222 (Mabee House)
Rotterdam Junction
46 Macomber Stone House
October 11, 1984
(#84003266)
Barton Hill Rd.
42°43′17″N 74°12′52″W / 42.721389°N 74.214444°W / 42.721389; -74.214444 (Macomber Stone House)
Duanesburg
47 Mariaville Historic District
October 11, 1984
(#84003267)
NY 159
42°49′42″N 74°08′08″W / 42.828333°N 74.135556°W / 42.828333; -74.135556 (Mariaville Historic District)
Duanesburg
48 Mica Insulator Company
January 4, 2012
(#11001007)
797 & 845 Broadway
42°48′14″N 73°57′06″W / 42.803817°N 73.951756°W / 42.803817; -73.951756 (Mica Insulator Company)
Schenectady
49 New York State Barge Canal
October 15, 2014
(#14000860)
Linear across county
42°49′13″N 73°56′44″W / 42.820191°N 73.945574°W / 42.820191; -73.945574 (New York State Barge Canal)
Schenectady, Glenville, Niskayuna, Rotterdam, Scotia Successor to Erie Canal approved by state voters in early 20th century to compete with railroads
50 Niskayuna Railroad Station
Niskayuna Railroad Station
November 19, 2007
(#07001205)
N. side River Rd., Lyons Park
42°46′47″N 73°49′25″W / 42.779722°N 73.823611°W / 42.779722; -73.823611 (Niskayuna Railroad Station)
Niskayuna
51 Niskayuna Reformed Church
Niskayuna Reformed Church
April 18, 1979
(#79001628)
3041 Troy-Schenectady Rd.
42°46′34″N 73°49′56″W / 42.776111°N 73.832222°W / 42.776111; -73.832222 (Niskayuna Reformed Church)
Niskayuna
52 North Mansion and Tenant House
North Mansion and Tenant House
April 24, 1987
(#87000909)
North Mansion Rd.
42°45′13″N 74°06′52″W / 42.753611°N 74.114444°W / 42.753611; -74.114444 (North Mansion and Tenant House)
Duanesburg
53 Nott Memorial Hall
Nott Memorial Hall
May 5, 1972
(#72000912)
Union College campus
42°49′02″N 73°55′49″W / 42.817222°N 73.930278°W / 42.817222; -73.930278 (Nott Memorial Hall)
Schenectady 16-sided domed building at center of campus considered fine example of Victorian Gothic. Has had many uses over years; completely restored in 1990s.
54 Nott Street School
December 29, 2011
(#11000970)
487 Nott St.
42°49′14″N 73°55′52″W / 42.820683°N 73.931133°W / 42.820683; -73.931133 (Nott Street School)
Schenectady
55 F. F. Proctor Theatre and Arcade
F. F. Proctor Theatre and Arcade
October 4, 1979
(#79003237)
432 State St.
42°48′44″N 73°56′31″W / 42.812222°N 73.941944°W / 42.812222; -73.941944 (F. F. Proctor Theatre and Arcade)
Schenectady 1926 theater recently renovated. One of the most lavish in nation when built; hosted first public demonstration of television in 1930.
56 Quaker Street Historic District
Quaker Street Historic District
October 11, 1984
(#84003270)
Schoharie Tpk., Gallupville and Darby Hill Rds.
42°44′01″N 74°11′16″W / 42.733611°N 74.187778°W / 42.733611; -74.187778 (Quaker Street Historic District)
Duanesburg
57 Reformed Presbyterian Church Parsonage
October 11, 1984
(#84003271)
Duanesburg Churches Rd.
42°46′16″N 74°09′26″W / 42.771111°N 74.157222°W / 42.771111; -74.157222 (Reformed Presbyterian Church Parsonage)
Duanesburg
58 Rosendale Common School
July 19, 2010
(#10000482)
2572 Rosendale Rd.
42°47′46″N 73°51′31″W / 42.796111°N 73.858611°W / 42.796111; -73.858611 (Rosendale Common School)
Niskayuna vicinity
59 Schenectady Armory
Schenectady Armory
March 2, 1995
(#95000087)
125 Washington Ave.
42°48′48″N 73°56′58″W / 42.813333°N 73.949444°W / 42.813333; -73.949444 (Schenectady Armory)
Schenectady Intact 1936 Art Deco armory, unusually located in center (at the time) of city rather than outskirts
60 Schenectady City Hall and Post Office
Schenectady City Hall and Post Office
October 11, 1978
(#78001908)
Jay St.
42°48′51″N 73°56′22″W / 42.814167°N 73.939444°W / 42.814167; -73.939444 (Schenectady City Hall and Post Office)
Schenectady 1931 McKim, Mead and White building with window arches matching nearby post office
61 Seeley Farmhouse
May 23, 1978
(#78001909)
2 Freeman's Bridge Rd.
42°49′54″N 73°55′50″W / 42.831667°N 73.930556°W / 42.831667; -73.930556 (Seeley Farmhouse)
Glenville
62 Sheldon Farmhouse
October 11, 1984
(#84003273)
NY 7
42°43′27″N 74°15′20″W / 42.724167°N 74.255556°W / 42.724167; -74.255556 (Sheldon Farmhouse)
Duanesburg
63 Shute Octagon House
Shute Octagon House
October 11, 1984
(#84003276)
McGuire School Rd.
42°46′28″N 74°13′10″W / 42.774444°N 74.219444°W / 42.774444; -74.219444 (Shute Octagon House)
Duanesburg
64 St. Columba's School
December 1, 2015
(#15000853)
400 Craig St.
42°48′19″N 73°56′18″W / 42.8052632°N 73.9383525°W / 42.8052632; -73.9383525 (St. Columba's School)
Schenectady 1923 school was central to city's Irish Catholic population
65 Stockade Historic District
Stockade Historic District
April 3, 1973
(and 84002963 #73001267 and 84002963)
Roughly bounded by Mohawk River, RR tracks, and Union St.
42°49′07″N 73°56′47″W / 42.818611°N 73.946389°W / 42.818611; -73.946389 (Stockade Historic District)
Schenectady Oldest section of city, with many houses dating to 18th century
66 Swart House and Tavern
January 4, 2007
(#06001211)
130 Johnson Rd.
42°53′10″N 74°03′02″W / 42.886111°N 74.050556°W / 42.886111; -74.050556 (Swart House and Tavern)
Glenville
67 Union Street Historic District
Union Street Historic District
November 17, 1982
(#82001268)
Union St. from Hudson River to Phoenix Ave.
42°48′46″N 73°55′41″W / 42.812778°N 73.928056°W / 42.812778; -73.928056 (Union Street Historic District)
Schenectady Intact 19th century development along main axis of city's expansion during that period.
68 US Post Office-Schenectady
US Post Office-Schenectady
May 11, 1989
(#88002429)
29 Jay St.
42°48′53″N 73°56′21″W / 42.814722°N 73.939167°W / 42.814722; -73.939167 (US Post Office-Schenectady)
Schenectady 1912 neoclassical building added onto during Depression
69 US Post Office-Scotia Station
US Post Office-Scotia Station
May 11, 1989
(#88002430)
224 Mohawk Ave.
42°49′38″N 73°57′59″W / 42.827222°N 73.966389°W / 42.827222; -73.966389 (US Post Office-Scotia Station)
Scotia Detailed Colonial Revival post office built 1939–40
70 Vale Cemetery and Vale Park
Vale Cemetery and Vale Park
September 24, 2004
(#04001053)
907 State St., Nott Terrace
42°48′26″N 73°55′45″W / 42.807222°N 73.929167°W / 42.807222; -73.929167 (Vale Cemetery and Vale Park)
Schenectady (Article on the combo of Vale Cemetery AND the park is needed)
71 Joseph Wing Farm Complex
October 11, 1984
(#84003279)
NY 30
42°43′47″N 74°17′10″W / 42.729722°N 74.286111°W / 42.729722; -74.286111 (Joseph Wing Farm Complex)
Duanesburg
72 William R. Wing Farm Complex
October 11, 1984
(#84003281)
US 20
42°45′52″N 74°14′15″W / 42.764444°N 74.2375°W / 42.764444; -74.2375 (William R. Wing Farm Complex)
Duanesburg
73 Young Men's Christian Association of Schenectady
December 1, 2015
(#15000854)
9–13 State St.
42°48′55″N 73°57′03″W / 42.8153687°N 73.9507533°W / 42.8153687; -73.9507533 (Young Men's Christian Association of Schenectady)
Schenectady 1928 building dates to first national spurt of YMCA growth
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