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History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925
Guy Park, 1766

[This information is from Vol. I, p. 631 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 Greene," some information in this book has been superseded by later research or was provided incorrectly by local sources.]

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Guy Park, 1766

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Photo: Guy Park, 1766.

Erected 1766 by Sir William Johnson for his daughter Mary, or "Polly," who married Col. Guy Johnson. Built between King's Highway (where Central tracks now run) and the Mohawk river, then a waterway of commerce. Guy Park is seen from Central railroad and the Turnpike. Now state property, under care of Amsterdam Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, with historical collections open free. Photo by C. M. Vander Veer, Amsterdam.

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