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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.


Contents: Counties in New York
Albany (Albany)AlleganyBronxBroomeCattaraugusCayugaChautauquaChemungChenangoClintonColumbiaCortlandDelawareDutchess (Poughkeepsie, Rhinebeck)Erie (Buffalo)EssexFranklinFultonGeneseeGreeneHamiltonHerkimerJeffersonKingsLewisLivingstonMadisonMonroe (Rochester)MontgomeryNassauNew York (Below 14th Street, 14th to 59th Streets, 59th to 110th Streets, Above 110th Street, Islands)NiagaraOneidaOnondaga (Syracuse)OntarioOrangeOrleansOswegoOtsegoPutnamQueensRensselaerRichmondRockland – St. Lawrence – SaratogaSchenectadySchoharieSchuylerSenecaSteubenSuffolkSullivanTiogaTompkinsUlsterWarrenWashingtonWayneWestchester (Northern, Southern, New Rochelle, Peekskill, Yonkers)WyomingYates

Listings county-wide

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Abrahams Farmhouse Upload image
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003092)
Hardin Rd.
Duanesburg
2 Avery Farmhouse Upload image
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003106)
NY 30
Duanesburg
3 H. S. Barney Building Upload image
01984-07-19July 19, 1984
(#84002965)
217-229 State St.
Schenectady
4 Becker Farmhouse Upload image
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003114)
Creek Rd.
Duanesburg
5 Bishop Family Lustron House Upload image
02008-03-06March 6, 2008
(#08000144)
26 Slater Dr.
Glenville
6 Joseph Braman House Upload image
01987-04-24April 24, 1987
(#87000917)
Braman's Corners
Duanesburg
7 Brandywine Avenue School Upload image
01999-12-09December 9, 1999
(#99001491)
108 Brandywine Ave.
Schenectady Destroyed by fire in November 2007
8 Central Fire Station Upload image
01985-04-11April 11, 1985
(#85000729)
Erie Blvd.
Schenectady
9 Chadwick Farmhouse Upload image
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003175)
Schoharie Tpk.
Duanesburg
10 Chapman Farmhouse Upload image
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003176)
Miller's Corners Rd.
Duanesburg
11 Christ Episcopal Church
Christ Episcopal Church
01987-04-24April 24, 1987
(#87000911)
NY 20
Duanesburg
12 Christman Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary
Christman Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary
01970-08-25August 25, 1970
(#70000433)
Schoharie Tpke.
Delanson
13 Delanson Historic District
Delanson Historic District
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003181)
Main St.
Delanson
14 Dellemont-Wemple Farm Upload image
01973-10-25October 25, 1973
(#73001266)
W of Schenectady on Wemple Rd.
Rotterdam
15 Duane Mansion
Duane Mansion
01987-04-24April 24, 1987
(#87000910)
NY 20
Duanesburg
16 Duanesburg-Florida Baptist Church Upload image
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003185)
NY 30
Duanesburg
17 Eatons Corners Historic District Upload image
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003196)
Eatons Corners Rd.
Duanesburg
18 Enlarged Double Lock No. 23, Old Erie Canal
Enlarged Double Lock No. 23, Old Erie Canal
02008-03-06March 6, 2008
(#08000145)
Rice Rd.
Rotterdam
19 Ferguson Farm Complex Upload image
01987-04-24April 24, 1987
(#87000913)
NY 20
Duanesburg
20 First Unitarian Society Church
First Unitarian Society Church
02014-02-05February 5, 2014
(#13001157)
1221 Wendell Ave.
Schenectady Modernist Edward Durrell Stone church in GE Realty Plot district
21 Foster Building
Foster Building
01991-06-03June 3, 1991
(#91000664)
508 State St.
Schenectady First terra-cotta building in city, and first building to show influence of City Beautiful movement, when built in 1907
22 Franklin School Upload image
01983-06-30June 30, 1983
(#83001791)
Ave. B and Mason St.
Schenectady
23 Gaige Homestead Upload image
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003202)
Weaver Rd.
Duanesburg
24 General Electric Realty Plot
General Electric Realty Plot
01980-11-18November 18, 1980
(#80002763)
Roughly bounded by Oxford Pl., Union Ave., Nott St., Lenox and Lowell Rds.
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
01975-05-15May 15, 1975
(#75001227)
General Electric main plant
Schenectady First research laboratory established by an American corporation
26 Gilbert Farmhouse Upload image
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003207)
Thousand Acre Rd.
Duanesburg
27 Abraham Glen House
Abraham Glen House
02004-07-14July 14, 2004
(#04000708)
Mohawk Ave.
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 Upload image
02014-05-19May 19, 2014
(#14000226)
2140 Potter Rd.
Glenville
29 Joseph Green Farmhouse Upload image
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003209)
NY 159
Duanesburg
30 Halladay Farmhouse Upload image
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003213)
US 20
Duanesburg
31 Hawes Homestead Upload image
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003217)
Herrick Rd.
Duanesburg
32 Hotel Van Curler
Hotel Van Curler
01985-09-12September 12, 1985
(#85002277)
78 Washington Ave.
Schenectady 1925 building now Elston Hall of the Schenectady County Community College
33 Horace Mann School Upload image
02015-11-24November 24, 2015
(#15000824)
602 Craig St.
Schenectady 1908 school built to accommodate rising enrollment in a growing neighborhood
34 Howard Homestead Upload image
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003220)
McGuire School Rd.
Duanesburg
35 Jenkins House
Jenkins House
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003071)
57 Main St.
Delanson
36 Jenkins Octagon House
Jenkins Octagon House
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003227)
NY 395
Duanesburg
37 A.D. (Boss) Jones House
A.D. (Boss) Jones House
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003231)
McGuire School Rd.
Duanesburg
38 George Westinghouse Jones House Upload image
02004-09-15September 15, 2004
(#04000998)
1944 Union St.
Niskayuna
39 Ladd Farmhouse Upload image
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003238)
Dare Rd.
Duanesburg
40 Irving Langmuir House
Irving Langmuir House
01976-01-07January 7, 1976
(#76001275)
1176 Stratford Rd.
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 Upload image
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003242)
Levey Rd.
Duanesburg
42 Alexander Liddle Farmhouse Upload image
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003256)
Gamsey Rd.
Duanesburg
43 Robert Liddle Farmhouse Upload image
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003265)
Little Dale Farm Rd.
Duanesburg
44 Thomas Liddle Farm Complex Upload image
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003247)
Eaton Corners Rd.
Duanesburg
45 Mabee House
Mabee House
01978-05-22May 22, 1978
(#78001907)
S of Rotterdam Junction on NY 5S
Rotterdam Junction
46 Macomber Stone House Upload image
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003266)
Barton Hill Rd.
Duanesburg
47 Mariaville Historic District Upload image
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003267)
NY 159
Duanesburg
48 Mica Insulator Company Upload image
02012-01-04January 4, 2012
(#11001007)
797 & 845 Broadway
Schenectady
49 New York State Barge Canal Upload image
02014-10-15October 15, 2014
(#14000860)
Linear across county
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
02007-11-19November 19, 2007
(#07001205)
N. side River Rd., Lyons Park
Niskayuna
51 Niskayuna Reformed Church
Niskayuna Reformed Church
01979-04-18April 18, 1979
(#79001628)
3041 Troy-Schenectady Rd.
Niskayuna
52 North Mansion and Tenant House
North Mansion and Tenant House
01987-04-24April 24, 1987
(#87000909)
North Mansion Rd.
Duanesburg
53 Nott Memorial Hall
Nott Memorial Hall
01972-05-05May 5, 1972
(#72000912)
Union College campus
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 Upload image
02011-12-29December 29, 2011
(#11000970)
487 Nott St.
Schenectady
55 F. F. Proctor Theatre and Arcade
F. F. Proctor Theatre and Arcade
01979-10-04October 4, 1979
(#79003237)
432 State St.
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
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003270)
Schoharie Tpk., Gallupville and Darby Hill Rds.
Duanesburg
57 Reformed Presbyterian Church Parsonage Upload image
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003271)
Duanesburg Churches Rd.
Duanesburg
58 Rosendale Common School Upload image
02010-07-19July 19, 2010
(#10000482)
2572 Rosendale Rd.
Niskayuna vicinity
59 Schenectady Armory
Schenectady Armory
01995-03-02March 2, 1995
(#95000087)
125 Washington Ave.
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
01978-10-11October 11, 1978
(#78001908)
Jay St.
Schenectady 1931 McKim, Mead and White building with window arches matching nearby post office
61 Seeley Farmhouse Upload image
01978-05-23May 23, 1978
(#78001909)
2 Freeman's Bridge Rd.
Glenville
62 Sheldon Farmhouse Upload image
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003273)
NY 7
Duanesburg
63 Shute Octagon House
Shute Octagon House
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003276)
McGuire School Rd.
Duanesburg
64 St. Columba's School Upload image
02015-12-01December 1, 2015
(#15000853)
400 Craig St.
Schenectady 1923 school was central to city's Irish Catholic population
65 Stockade Historic District
Stockade Historic District
01973-04-03April 3, 1973
(and 84002963 #73001267 and 84002963)
Roughly bounded by Mohawk River, RR tracks, and Union St.
Schenectady Oldest section of city, with many houses dating to 18th century
66 Swart House and Tavern Upload image
02007-01-04January 4, 2007
(#06001211)
130 Johnson Rd.
Glenville
67 Union Street Historic District
Union Street Historic District
01982-11-17November 17, 1982
(#82001268)
Union St. from Hudson River to Phoenix Ave.
Schenectady Intact 19th century development along main axis of city's expansion during that period.
68 US Post Office-Schenectady
US Post Office-Schenectady
01989-05-11May 11, 1989
(#88002429)
29 Jay St.
Schenectady 1912 neoclassical building added onto during Depression
69 US Post Office-Scotia Station
US Post Office-Scotia Station
01989-05-11May 11, 1989
(#88002430)
224 Mohawk Ave.
Scotia Detailed Colonial Revival post office built 1939–40
70 Vale Cemetery and Vale Park
Vale Cemetery and Vale Park
02004-09-24September 24, 2004
(#04001053)
907 State St., Nott Terrace
Schenectady (Article on the combo of Vale Cemetery AND the park is needed)
71 Joseph Wing Farm Complex Upload image
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003279)
NY 30
Duanesburg
72 William R. Wing Farm Complex Upload image
01984-10-11October 11, 1984
(#84003281)
US 20
Duanesburg
73 Young Men's Christian Association of Schenectady Upload image
02015-12-01December 1, 2015
(#15000854)
9–13 State St.
Schenectady 1928 building dates to first national spurt of YMCA growth

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