Alvord House

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Alvord House
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Alvord House is located in New York
Alvord House
Location Salina, New York
Coordinates 43°5′19.5″N 76°7′59.2″W / 43.088750°N 76.133111°W / 43.088750; -76.133111Coordinates: 43°5′19.5″N 76°7′59.2″W / 43.088750°N 76.133111°W / 43.088750; -76.133111
Area 9.5 acres (38,000 m2)[1]
Built 1835
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 76001257
Added to NRHP August 27, 1976[2]

The Alvord House is a historic stone farmhouse in the Town of Salina, New York, just north of Syracuse. The Alvord family were merchants in the then-emerging salt manufacturing business in the Salina area in the early 19th century. In 1835, this house was constructed on what was then a large tract of farmland. It was the main house amongst a small cluster of other homes and outbuildings on the family farm.[1] Presently, the stone house is all that remains of the Alvord estate. It is contained within a small public park in the hamlet of Lyncourt. The house was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.[2]

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