Sheldon Farmhouse

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Sheldon Farmhouse
Sheldon Farmhouse is located in New York
Sheldon Farmhouse
Sheldon Farmhouse is located in the US
Sheldon Farmhouse
Location NY 7, Duanesburg, New York
Coordinates 42°43′27″N 74°15′20″W / 42.72417°N 74.25556°W / 42.72417; -74.25556Coordinates: 42°43′27″N 74°15′20″W / 42.72417°N 74.25556°W / 42.72417; -74.25556
Area 41.6 acres (16.8 ha)
Built 1795
Architectural style Federal, Vernacular Federal
MPS Duanesburg MRA
NRHP reference #


Added to NRHP October 11, 1984

Sheldon Farmhouse is a historic home located at Duanesburg in Schenectady County, New York. It was built about 1795 and is a two-story, five bay, frame residence on a limestone foundation in a vernacular Federal style. It features a gable roof and interior end chimneys. Also on the property are two contributing barns.[2]

The property was covered in a 1984 study of Duanesburg historical resources.[3] It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Schenectady County Planning Dept. (1983) [1979]. "NRHP Inventory-Nomination: Sheldon Farmhouse". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. 
  3. ^ Lucy A. Breyer, Nancy Todd, and Schenectady County Planning Dept. (August 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Multiple Property Submission: Duanesburg MRA" (PDF). National Park Service.