“proudly holds events to support the Community”
Maple Shade Farm was settled in 1785 by Daniel Frisbee, son of Judge Gideon Frisbee. Gideon Frisbee was one of the early pioneers of Delaware County. Jay and Abby Wilson purchased the property in July of 2007 and are raising their three children on the farm in the County where they grew up and attended school together. The Wilson Family opened their farm to the public in September 2008 to share their passion for agriculture and education.Maple Shade Farm is located at 2066 County Hwy 18 in Delhi, NY and proudly holds events to support the Community throughout the year. Each year activities and events have grown and evolved incorporating local businesses, organizations, community groups, and other local farms. Maple Shade Farm prides itself on community involvement, economic development for the area, promoting agriculture, and fun!We hope you and your family can join us at the Farm and enjoy everything we have to offer! Maple Shade Farm was settled in 1785 by Daniel Frisbee, son of Judge Gideon Frisbee. Gideon Frisbee was one of the early pioneers of Delaware County. Daniel purchased the 200-acre timber lot that is Maple Shade farm today. The land tract was across the river from the home Frisbee Farm now a museum cared for by the Delaware County Historical Society. Daniel Frisbee was born in New Canaan in Columbia County on January 24th, 1781 before moving to Delaware County with his family. Daniel built a log cabin and began clearing the land. Daniel married Ruth Beardsley and they raised their twelve children on the farm.The youngest of the Daniel Frisbee clan Edward born on January 15th, 1829 took over Maple Shade Farm. Edward was known as one of the finest farmers in the region and built many of the outbuildings that stand today. Edward married Rosella Graham and they raised two children on the farm Willard born April 9th, 1856 and Esther born March 19th, 1859.Willard Frisbee purchased the property from his father Edward in 1891. Willard was also known as a fine farmer and teacher in the region. Willard married Minnie Hoag and raised five children on the farm.
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