Gov. Cuomo Announces 27 Nominees to Historic Register

ALBANY, N.Y (AP) -

An Albany County church, a Rensselaer County farm and a Lewis County cemetery are among 27 properties nominated to the state and national registers of historic places.

Register listing can make property owners eligible for state grants and federal tax credits to maintain the buildings.

There are over 120,000 historic buildings and sites statewide listed on the National Register of Historic Places, individually or as parts of historic districts.

Among the latest nominations announced recently by Gov. Andrew Cuomo are St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Albany County town of Berne and the Newton-Taber-Marvin Farm in the Rensselaer County town of Nassau.

Also nominated was the Old Lowville Cemetery in Lewis County, the home of the first African American fraternity in Ithaca, and several apartment buildings in Buffalo.