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Founded by the Dutch in 1661, Schenectady is one of the oldest cities in the United States. Its rich history includes surviving the 1690 massacre, becoming a major provider of brooms, working hard as a canal town, and inventing many of life's modern conveniences—from light bulbs to refrigerators to jet engines.
ISBN: 9780738550282
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: New York
Series: Then and Now
Images: 200
Pages: 96
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Schenectady County and city historian, archeologist, and author Don Rittner has spent half his life researching the city's history. He now details in photographs the changes that have occurred during the last century to Schenectady's downtown.
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