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A LISTSERV list for discussions pertaining to New York State history." <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 7 Aug 2006 21:42:49 -0400
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Thanks to Laura and everyone else who replied to my query. I realized the
house is down the street from where we stay when we go to the New York
History conference every November.  I'll have to look more closely next
time. Afraid I can't afford the down payment (Probably won't be bought by
any history authors.


> The Jesse Buell house is at 637 Western Avenue in Albany, NY. It is
> currently for sale through Tech Valley Homes real estate. You can see
> pictures of the exterior and interior, though they don't do it justice. A
> 1935 photo of the house is also available on the HABS/HAER database on the
> Library of Congress American Memory site (search Jesse Buel).
> Laura Shore
> On 7/28/06 2:07 PM, "[log in to unmask]" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> When English traveler John Fowler passed through New York State in 1830,
>> exploring its suitability for agriculture, he mentions not having time
>> to
>> visit a model farm built in 1818 on reclaimed land by a J. Buell. The
>> 80-acre plot was along the Cherry Valley Turnpike, near Albany. Can
>> anyone
>> expand on the information? Even a first name would help.
>> Thanks in advance,
>> David Minor

David Minor
Eagles Byte Historical Research
Pittsford, New York
585 264-0423
'dminor' 'at symbol' 'eznet.net'

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