SCHOHARIE NY REAL ESTATE HOUSES LAND
Schoharie NY Real Estate includes the Town of Schoharie which is in the northern part of Schoharie County, bordered on the north by the Town of Esperance to the east by the Town of Wright to the south by the Towns of Middleburgh and to the west by the Town of Cobleskill.
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Schoharie NY Real Estate
According to the U. S. Census for 2000, the town has a total area of 30. square miles and a population of 3,299, 98% white. The median income for a household in the town was $38,576. The per capita income for the town was $20,636. 129,676
The town was settled between 1710 and 1713 by Palatine Germans. The village was originally called “Brunnendorf,” “Fountain Village,” and “Sommersville.” The first two names stem from a spring at the site of the early community.
During the American Revolution, most of the buildings in the town were destroyed by British raiders and their native allies. It was also considered a bread basket because of the amount of food produced during the war.
Schoharie became a district in Albany County before the formation of Schoharie County and a founding town of the newly created Schoharie County upon the county’s formation in 1795. In 1797, part of the town was used to form the Towns of Blenheim, Broome, Cobleskill, and Middleburgh. The Towns of Esperance and Wright were removed from Schoharie in 1846.
George Westinghouse was born at Central Bridge in 1846 and went on to invent the railroad air-brake and help develop Tesla’s AC motor and promote its use over the rival DC power supply system. The historic Middleburgh-Schoharie Railroad was half-based in the village.
Due to Hurricane Irene in August 2011 the Village experienced a 500-year flood which inundated large portions of the Village with up to 7 feet of water.
The Lasell Hall, Old Lutheran Parsonage, Old Stone Fort, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Historic District, Schoharie County Courthouse Complex, and Schoharie Valley Railroad Complex are all listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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- Schoharie NY Rustic Retreat
- Schoharie NY Rustic Retreat 3BR 3BA home on 85 wooded acres with open field overlooking farm, extensive trails, workshop and studio. Separate rental cottage.
- Contact: David Birch
- Cell Number: 518-928-7239