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History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925
View of the City of Amsterdam

[This information is from Vol. II, p. 1605 of History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925, edited by Nelson Greene (Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1925). It is in the Reference collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at R 974.7 G81h. This online edition includes lists of portraits, maps and illustrations. As noted by Paul Keesler in his article, "The Much Maligned Mr. Greene," some information in this book has been superseded by later research or was provided incorrectly by local sources.]

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View of the City of Amsterdam

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Taken from the Chalmers Knitting Co. mill, on the south side; showing bridge across the Mohawk, the New York Central Railroad and station (on the extreme right) and the business and manufacturing center of Amsterdam. Green Hill Cemetery (160 ft. above river) is seen on the right horizon line. Photo by courtesy of Capt. Ernest D. Hendricks, Eastern Division Engineer, office of State Engineer and Surveyor, Albany.

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