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    Weʼve raised £5 to Preserve and repair this house built circa 1831 on the famous Erie Canal

    New York State
    Funded on Wednesday, 10th April 2019

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    We are trying to save a house that is particularly close to my and my families heart, This house is trying to become a museum located on the famous Erie Canal, desperate to add to the historic register this house is in need of urgent repairs. as urgent as this is i will be adding more information shortly and a listing of work that it needs to be up and running for tourist attractions, a museum, wedding and special occasions venue, this house comprises of many antiques some of which when the house was built circa 1831, with many acres of land and barns located on the property. this property would also accommodate for anyone that would like to stay for a nice, quiet and relaxing holiday.

    We will also put together a competition to the top 3 people that donated the highest will receive a free weekend away at the Canal Country Museum once repairs are completed and open to the public as a museum.

    We are working fast to get you more information and images to this page on a daily basis, so please watch out for more to come,

    Thank you all and having the time to read

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    • Sara Deponeo7 months ago
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      7 months ago

      We have plenty more to follow on the history of this house and why it's important to keep this house in great condition, to preserve and protect U.S. history. Please feel free to ask questions, or if you know any history about the Erie Canal, houses on the Erie Canal or you have a similar house with history like ours, we'd like to get to know you. More images coming very soon, and a YouTube videos. Thank you for reading and supporting.

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    • Sara Deponeo7 months ago
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      7 months ago

      The north barn consists of horse stalls, which is believed that only horses were kept in there. The South barn lower ground was used for cattle, possibly for meat and milk supplies. This barn also has an upstairs and a basement. There was another barn made from stone, east side of the north and south barn, this barn was built first before the house in 1902 and is believed that they used the barn to keep animals in and that it helped built the house in 1831.

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    • Sara Deponeo7 months ago
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      7 months ago

      Other buildings on the property Include: 1. A cider mill between the house and barns system. 2. A North barn -east of the house. 3. A South barn. 3. Another barn that connects the north and south barn together. 4. A Saw mill barn run by a stream, West of the house, uses the stream to power the saws. 5. A chicken coop barn between the house and near south barn, attached to that is a woodshop barn with old wooden vises, which they would use wooden threads to tighten and loosen wood that they would use whilst working in the woodshop.

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    7 months ago

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    Page last updated on: 12/18/2018 10.40

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    • Anonymous

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      Dec 11, 2018

      This is so exciting, lets keep history living :)

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