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Commemorating Massacre of Feb. 8-9,1690. One Hundred and Fourteen French and Ninety-Six Indians Entered During Night at North Gate, Located at this Point. Assault was Commenced Here. Seventy Houses were Burned, Sixty Persons Killed and Twenty-Seve…
Constructed in 1892 forThomas Edison's research onlighting and later forDoppler Radar developmentfor the United StatesGovernment was restored in1998 by Warren Camp withsupport from The City OfSchenectady and The New YorkState Economic DevelopmentZ…
Built 1804 on this site byUnion College before moveto uptown campus in 1814.It became first city hall,then Union Classical School.Union CollegeBicentennial1795-1995
The Seventeenth CenturyThe Schenectady Stockade is one of the oldest communities in America. Founded by the Dutch on land purchased from the Mohawk Indians in 1661, it came under English rule three years later. From the earliest days a timber stoc…
The site of Schenectady was bought of the Indians by Van Curler in 1661 and a patent granted 1690. Union College was chartered in 1795. The city was incorporated in 1798 and in 1831 became the western terminus of the Mohawk and Hudson Railroad. Lo…
Founded in the WildernessBeyond Feudal ControlInherits the Spirit of LibertyAnd Progress * Here OurForefathers EstablishedA College Free FromSectarianism * TheyHelped to Develop TheSteam Railroad and InlandWater TransportationThat Carry Throught H…
Built 1893 on this site,replacing 1885 Dispensary.It became City Hall Annexin 1906 as hospital movedto Nott Street location.
1863 Home of Aaron Dickinson, blacksmithand his wife Elizabeth Home of J. Teller Schoolcraft while he wasMayor of Schenectady (1914-1915) Site of store owned by John Prince (New YorkState Assembly member, after whom Princetownwas named) a…
Head of navigation on the Mohawk, this thriving gateway post funneled traders, soldiers and settlers west for over 160 years. Warehouses — filled with furs, grain, salt, potash and other goods — lined the far bank of the Binnekill. Hun…
Composer Lived Here 1939-1945* Scotia HS Grad 1945Wrote Chances Are, No NotMuch, You Are Never Far AwayFrom Me, Home For The HolidaysMoments To RememberIt's Not For Me To Say