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Johnson Hall, 1762

[This information is from Vol. II, p. 1641 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 Greene," some information in this book has been superseded by later research or was provided incorrectly by local sources.]

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Johnson Hall, 1762

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Photo: Johnson Hall, 1762

Johnson Hall, the baronial mansion of Sir William Johnson, built in 1762, one-half mile west of Johnstown. One of the most historic Colonial buildings of the United States. Fortified in 1763. The stone blockhouse is seen at the left of the Hall. Owned by New York State and under the care of the Johnstown Society. Photo by Hess, Johnstown; courtesy of Mr. F. L. Rogers, Leader-Republican, Gloversville.

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