Barker General Store

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Barker General Store
Barker's General Store.jpg
Barker General Store is located in New York
Barker General Store
Barker General Store is located in the US
Barker General Store
Location 1 Military Rd., Beecher Hollow, New York
Coordinates 43°13′18″N 74°6′16″W / 43.22167°N 74.10444°W / 43.22167; -74.10444Coordinates: 43°13′18″N 74°6′16″W / 43.22167°N 74.10444°W / 43.22167; -74.10444
Area 3.5 acres (1.4 ha)
Architectural style Federal, Greek Revival
NRHP Reference # 02000303[1]
Added to NRHP April 1, 2002

Barker General Store is a historic general store located at Beecher Hollow in Saratoga County, New York. The main block was constructed in 1847 and is a 2 12-story, gable-roofed rectangular building. A 2-story, shed-roofed addition was added in 1870. It features a tall portico supported by four Tuscan order turned wood columns. It is an example of transitional Federal / Greek Revival commercial architecture. A concealed area is believed to have served as a hiding place for escaped slaves being transported on the Underground Railroad.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Raymond W. Smith (January 2002). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Barker General Store". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-12-12.  See also: "Accompanying seven photos".