Balloon Farm (Frankfort, New York)

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Balloon Farm
Balloon Farm Sep 2009.jpg
Balloon Farm, September 2009
Balloon Farm (Frankfort, New York) is located in New York
Balloon Farm (Frankfort, New York)
Location 128 Cemetery Rd., Frankfort, New York
Coordinates 43°2′26″N 75°4′45″W / 43.04056°N 75.07917°W / 43.04056; -75.07917Coordinates: 43°2′26″N 75°4′45″W / 43.04056°N 75.07917°W / 43.04056; -75.07917
Area 1.7 acres (0.69 ha)
Built 1878
Architectural style Late Victorian
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 98000391[1]
Added to NRHP April 23, 1998

Balloon Farm is a historic home located at Frankfort in Herkimer County, New York. It includes the Gates-Myers Residence, built in 1878. It is an imposing, nearly square three story structure built of dimension lumber above a cut stone foundation. In 1889, the property was purchased by Carl Myers (1842–1925) who established an aeronautical institution known as "Balloon Farm."[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.[1]

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