The Sherman House
A classic example of Italianate Victorian architecture.
The Sherman House, a classic example of Italianate Victorian architecture, was once slated for demolition in a search for more parking. Through tireless efforts of former Board Member, Harold Wakefield, the building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977, preserving its beauty and history for all time.
A grant from the Glens Falls Community Development Agency turned the dark, outdated woodshop in the basement into a modern facility where both men and women can work on special projects.
One of the wealthiest men in the region during his time, he owned lumber yards and grist mills. He was known for his generosity and kind demeanor.