Sharpe Homestead and Cemetery

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Sharpe Homestead and Cemetery
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Sharpe Homestead and Cemetery is located in New York
Sharpe Homestead and Cemetery
Location 44 Laura Ln., Defreestville, New York
Coordinates 42°39′40″N 73°41′57″W / 42.66111°N 73.69917°W / 42.66111; -73.69917Coordinates: 42°39′40″N 73°41′57″W / 42.66111°N 73.69917°W / 42.66111; -73.69917
Area 1.5 acres (0.61 ha)
Built 1740
Architectural style Colonial
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 05000440[1]
Added to NRHP May 19, 2005

Sharpe Homestead and Cemetery is a historic home and cemetery located at Defreestville in Rensselaer County, New York. The house was built about 1740 and is a 1 12-story rectangular frame dwelling, 20 feet by 40 feet, topped by a steeply pitched gable roof covered with standing seam metal. It rests on a low fieldstone foundation. The family cemetery contains approximately a dozen stones marking the graves of the Sharpe and Barringer families.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[1]

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