shew house
05Apr

Shew House

Original Shew House

SHEW HOUSE BUILT 1784 BY GODFREY SHEW
AND HIS SONS JOHN, STEPHEN AND JACOB AFTER THEIR RETURN
FROM CANADA AS PRISONERS OF COL. ROSS ON JUNE 3, 1778

This old home in the hamlet of Fish House dates back to 1784 and is considered one of the oldest in the town of Northampton. The original home had been destroyed during the raids through the area during the Revolutionary War. This home is one of the few existing 18th century homes in the town of Northampton. If you would like to find more information on this early Fish House Families, see Donald Sawyer’s Book, “They came to see Sacandaga”.

Location: This marker is located on Route 110 in the hamlet of Fish House, on the south side of the road in the front of the old home. This is the last house in the hamlet before you cross the Fulton County line into Saratoga County.

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