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History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925
Map of the Center of Schenectady

[This information is from Vol. II, p. 1557 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 Greene," some information in this book has been superseded by later research or was provided incorrectly by local sources.]

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Map of the Center of Schenectady

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Map of the Center of Schenectady

Showing the position of the original stockade erected in 1661-2, which was burned in the French-Indian massacre of 1690. The Albany Turnpike (old Skanetade Trail) now State street, is shown running to the Schenectady terminus of the Great Western Gateway Bridge to Scotia, where the Old Mohawk Turnpike continues the New York to Buffalo Highway westward. The stockade of 1662 is indicated by dots.

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