John Schoolcraft House

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John Schoolcraft House
John Schoolcraft House Nov 08.jpg
John Schoolcraft House, November 2008
John Schoolcraft House is located in New York
John Schoolcraft House
John Schoolcraft House is located in the US
John Schoolcraft House
Location 2299 Western Tpk., Guilderland, New York
Coordinates 42°42′14″N 73°54′36″W / 42.70389°N 73.91000°W / 42.70389; -73.91000Coordinates: 42°42′14″N 73°54′36″W / 42.70389°N 73.91000°W / 42.70389; -73.91000
Area 0.8 acres (0.32 ha)
Built 1835
Architectural style Gothic Revival
MPS Guilderland MRA
NRHP Reference # 82001081[1]
Added to NRHP November 10, 1982

John Schoolcraft House is a historic home located at Guilderland in Albany County, New York. It was built about 1835 and is a distinctive Gothic Revival style dwelling. It features gingerbread vergeboards, pinnacles with crockets, lancet windows, and horizontal beaded siding. It was built by John L. Schoolcraft (1804-1860), U.S. Congressman and uncle of Henry Rowe Schoolcraft.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Town of Guilderland (June 1979). "Building-Structure Inventory: John Schoolcraft House (Building #6)". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-10-04.