CHERRY HILL

Program
NYS Historic
Subject
House
Location
523 1/2 South Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12202
Lat/Long
42.6348353, -73.76349270000003
Grant Recipient
Historic Cherry Hill
Historic Marker

CHERRY HILL

Inscription

CHERRY HILL
BUILT IN 1787 FOR PHILIP
VAN RENSSELAER AND LIVED IN
BY FIVE GENERATIONS OF
VAN RENSSELAER HOUSEHOLDS,
1787-1963
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2019

Cherry Hill is the historic home of General Phillip Van Rensselaer, who served with the Continental Army during the American Revolution. Built in 1787 for Phillip and his family, this home housed five generations of the powerful and influential Van Rensselaer family until 1963. As of 2019, Cherry Hill is open to the public and serves as a museum with a massive collection of artifacts, photos, and documents of the Van Rensselaer Family.


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