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The Ransom Stiles House

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55 Main St, Argyle, NY, USA

Built in 1820, this beautiful example of Federal style architecture sits prominently at 55 Main Street in the Village. Home of Ransom Stiles a prominent merchant, town supervisor and noted abolitionist. Stiles’ involvement in abolition and accounts from residents in the 1950s who saw tunnels leading from the house to the Moseskill River give compelling evidence that this home was part of the Underground Railroad. The brick home is cared for and under restoration by residents to be used as a community center.

View at 55 Main St, Argyle. Contact through the website or Facebook to arrange a tour. Attend the Cruise in Stiles Car Show on Saturday of Columbus Day Weekend or Haunted House the Friday through Sunday of Halloween. See website for event details.

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The Sperry Family Farm LLC

Hello and Welcome! We are The Sperry Family, John and Dorothy and together we run a local goat farm! We raise very friendly and super cute Nigerian Dwarf dairy goats! We offer an on the farm experience in our goat barn through Airbnb that allows you to get up close and personal with our girls! Our girls help us handcraft our amazing goat milk soap that we offer for sale online and on the farm as well as a variety of other bath and body products. We hope that you will visit us on the farm soon!
732 Coot Hill Road, Argyle, New York, United States 12809
Phone: 5189321349

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Washington County is rich with historic sites, museums and landmarks from Battle Hill in Fort Ann, a significant battle of the Revolutionary War, to the Fort House Museum in Fort Edward that exhibits hundreds of thousands of artifacts and exhibits that chronicle the history of Washington County.

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