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Albany, a cradle of America

Francis Paton Kimball

Albany, a cradle of America

founded 1614, chartered 1686.

by Francis Paton Kimball

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Published by Printed by the Argus company] in [Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Albany -- History.

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    Added t.p. : Albany, a cradle of America, oldest town in the original thirteen states, by Frances P. Kimball.

    StatementPublished by the Committee on the celebration of the two hundred fiftieth anniversary of the granting of the Dongan charter. John Boyd Thacher, 2nd honorary chairman.
    ContributionsThacher, John Boyd, 1882-, Albany. Committee on the Celebration of the Two Hundred Fiftieth Anniversary of the Granting of the Dongan Charter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF129.A3 K53
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p.
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22138606M
    LC Control Number36014889

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There are streets in the city of Albany. And Erik Schlimmer has figured out the backstory for the name of almost every one of them. That monumental effort -- it took him four years -- is collected in the new book Cradle of the Union: A Street by Street History of New York's Capital City.

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