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Map of Schenectady in 1695 — Rev. John Miller

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[This information is from p. 311 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.]

The Fort of Schanecthade: Map of Schenectady in 1695 — Rev. John Miller.

[Original in British Museum — View 4x enlarged version (148K)]

Explanation:

  1. Block houses
  2. Rivers running beside ye Fort
  3. Indians Wigwams
  4. Flag staff
  5. Centry box
  6. Spy loft
  7. Sties for hogs
  8. The block house designed for a church
  9. Those and others like them houses
  10. A great barn
  11. The treble stockadoes
  12. The Fort Gates

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