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Path Through History
Path Through History
Commerce and Industry Heritage | Schenectady/Edison
The Capital Region has long been a center for science, technology and industry.
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Peopling of New York | Slate Valley
Immigrants traveled to slate valley where a huge deposit of slate was discovered in 1839.
Conflict & Settlement | Dutch
In 1609, Englishman Henry Hudson explores trade routes for the Dutch East India Company.
Architecture | Henry Hobson Richardson
The architectural heritage of the Capital Region is rich and varied.
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Commerce and Industry Heritage | Troy
Capital Region: Forefront of NY's commercial economy & Troy's thriving historic industries
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Freedom & Dignity | Underground Railroad
Human rights & social reform have been long part of the historic fabric of the Capital Reg
Military Heritage | Revolutionary War
The Hudson River Valley was a key battleground during the American War for Independence.
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Working Landscapes | Shakers
Cheap land in NY’s Capital Region allowed Shakers to establish a Utopian religious society
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Scenic and Natural History | Thacher State Park
One of the Capital Region wonders lies in the Helderberg mountains south of Albany.
Military Heritage | French and Indian War
NY's early settlements & natural transportation networks was a strategic battleground.
Politics and Government | Grant Cottage
Ulysses S Grant was the commander of Union Armies in the Civil War & 18th pres of the US.
The Arts | Thomas Cole & Hudson Valley Painters
Capital region: The birthplace of the first American art movement, the Hudson River School