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Arent Bradt House

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[This information is from pp. 98-99 of A History of the Schenectady Patent in the Dutch and English Times; being contributions toward a history of the lower Mohawk Valley by Jonathan Pearson, A. M. and others, edited by J. W. MacMurray, A. M., U. S. A. (Albany, NY: J. Munsell's Sons, Printers, 1883). It is in the Schenectady Collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at Schdy R 974.744 P36, and copies are also available for borrowing.]

[Copies of this book are available from the Schenectady County Historical Society.]

Bradt House

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This old house is brick on front and sides, wood in rear. Bricks are set in colored pattern. (Heliotype.)

[Label on picture says "Bradt House - Woestyne"]

Arent Bratt "built the brick house still standing a short distance west of the first lock on the canal, and continued in the family until the death of Eva Bratt, widow of Takerius Vedder, in 1839."

"On the front of this house, scratched on a brick, may be seen, 'A. Bratt, 1736.'"

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