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History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925
Van Schaick House on Van Schaik Island

[This information is from Vol. II, p. 1551 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 Greene," some information in this book has been superseded by later research or was provided incorrectly by local sources.]

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Van Schaick House on Van Schaik Island

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Photo: Van Schaick House on Van Schaik Island in the Sprouts of the Mohawk. The island was fortified by General Schuyler in 1777 for defense against Burgoyne's invasion. Photograph by H. V. Bush, Canajoharie.

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