Tibbits House

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Tibbits House
Tibbits House is located in New York
Tibbits House
Location S of Hoosick at jct. of NY 22 and NY 7, Hoosick, New York
Coordinates 42°51′28″N 73°20′37″W / 42.85778°N 73.34361°W / 42.85778; -73.34361Coordinates: 42°51′28″N 73°20′37″W / 42.85778°N 73.34361°W / 42.85778; -73.34361
Area less than one acre
Built 1860
Architect Tibbits, George Mortimer
Architectural style Gothic Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 78001899[1]
Added to NRHP May 22, 1978

Tibbits House, also known as Tibbits Hall, is a historic home located at Hoosick in Rensselaer County, New York. The house was built about 1860 and 1 12-story, rectangular Gothic Revival–style building. It is constructed of cut ashlar sandstone blocks and has steeply pitched gable roofs covered with fishscale slate. It features projecting porches, bay windows, changes of rooflines, dormers, chimneys, and two towers. The existing house on the property was originally owned by U.S. Congressman George Tibbits (1763–1849); his son George Mortimer Tibbets (1796–1878) built the Tibbits House. At the time the property was bought by the Tibbets it was the location of a wooden house built before the Revolution by a Loyalist named Pfister. The Tibbits estate was a stop on the Underground Railroad. The building was acquired by the Hoosac School in 1952 and is used as a dormitory, classrooms, and for administrative offices.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]


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