John Evert Van Alen House
|Location||1744 Washington Ave. Ext., Defreestville, New York|
|Area||3.6 acres (1.5 ha)|
|NRHP reference No.||04000873|
|Added to NRHP||August 20, 2004|
John Evert Van Alen House is a historic home located at Defreestville in Rensselaer County, New York. The house was built between 1793 and 1794 and is a two-story, five-bay wide, room and a half deep, frame dwelling with a two-story, three-bay wide addition in the Federal style. The addition dates to about 1840–1854. It is sheathed in clapboards and is topped by a gable roof. Also on the property is a contributing L-shaped barn and the Van Alen family burial ground. The original owner John Evert Van Alen served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1793 to 1799.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
- Peter D. Shaver (May 2004). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: John Evert Van Alen House". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Archived from the original on 2012-10-17. Retrieved 2010-11-21. See also: "Accompanying 10 photos". Archived from the original on 2012-10-17. Retrieved 2010-11-28.
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