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  1. Sue Romero
    December 11, 2016 @ 12:58 pm

    Great post! I’ve been by there many times but never knew what was inside. Thanks to your article I’ll stop in next time. Thanks!

  2. Thanks, 2016. |
    December 31, 2016 @ 8:39 am

    […] could’ve visited the Nellis Tavern on my own during regular hours, but then I might not have met a sixth-generation Nellis family […]

    • diana l grimes
      July 2, 2020 @ 6:07 am

      wow this is really awesome! i hope to visit soon! my fathers mothers father (my great grandfather) is raymond a, nellis, which makes christian nellis and Barvalis “barbara elizabeth KLOCK” my 7th great grandfather and 7th great grandmother

  3. christina stevens
    March 22, 2017 @ 11:17 pm

    where can i find info about the nellis family , i am also born a nellis born upstate ny gloversville am very interested in the history

    • Chris
      March 23, 2017 @ 9:13 am

      Hey Christina–I’d recommend getting in touch directly with the Palatine Settlement Society, which calls the Nellis Tavern home. It’s a historical society for the area, and one of the members is a Nellis herself. They have a lot of info that would help. Here’s their website:

  4. William L. Fox
    December 12, 2019 @ 1:05 pm

    It is wonderful that the Palatine Settlement Society is restoring this beautiful Land Mark. What stories those walls could tell if they could talk. I wonder if any ghosts still prowl about during the night? The Nellis Family and the Fox Family had several marriages together over those olden times (1760-1780). I do not descend from that Fox Family but I have several Palatine Ancestors all over Upstate New York in both the Hudson River Valley and Mohawk River Valley.

  5. Allan Smith
    January 20, 2021 @ 9:29 am

    Hello In Grimsby we have the 1780 Nelles Manor.At one time there was a bake oven beside the large fire place.Would you have any pictures of bake ovens in the Mohawk area?