Established May 1888; Incorporated July 16, 1888
-Location-The property stood on the West Side of the Boght Road, the two brick and frame main structures of the home were located on the Boght Road, North of the Behr-Manning Corp. just outside the City of Watervliet limits.
-Objects- To Receive and retain any child committed by a court or magistrate for violation, by parent or guardian, of any law of the State relating to or affecting children, and to provide a home for their support and instruction, and also to receive other friendless and destitute children under the age of 16 years. -State Board Of Charities-Albany County-
In 1956, Fairview Home Is Acquired/Combined with the Troy Orphan Asylum known as Vanderheyden Hall as recommended by the Child Welfare League Of America Feb. 1956 Report, Fairview Closes That Year.
The property was purchased and the Buildings Were Demolished by Behr-Manning in 1957, remaining as private property.