The Best House

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The Best House

It's a stately two story brick house of classic Federal architecture known as the "Best House", built by the Abraham Best family in 1815.

Abraham Best HouseJohn Scherer, Clifton Park Historian, and his wife, Martha, live at 113 Vischer Ferry Road.  It’s a stately two story brick house of classic Federal architecture.  Before the advent of the USPS zip code and well before 9-1-1 emergency services this was known as the “Best House”, built by the Abraham Best family in 1815.

“You may live in a very fine home,” says John, “but I have the Best House.”

1 Comment

  1. Dick:

    Thanks for you comment on the Mohawk Towpath Byway blog. I forwarded it to John Scherer.

    I am curious how you found the item. Were you searching for John?

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