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By Keith C. Lee,Honorable John J. McEneny

ISBN-10: 1467121835

ISBN-13: 9781467121835

ISBN-10: 1531673260

ISBN-13: 9781531673260

situated at the western fringe of the sprawling Van Rensselaer patent, the village of Altamont used to be initially referred to as Knowersville. It first received prominence as a stopping-off position for early tourists suffering alongside trails from the Hudson River to the Schoharie Valley. As time handed, roads more desirable and trade grew. as soon as the railroad arrived in 1863, the journey from Albany took simply forty five mins, and tourists speedy embraced the great thing about the Helderberg escarpment. A advertisement middle, together with inns, outlets, and small brands, grew speedy round the new educate station, and well-to-do Albanians looking respite from urban warmth obtained estate for summer season mansions at the hillside above the village. The Altamont reasonable supported neighborhood agriculture and taken in viewers from world wide. Altamont unearths the beginnings of this little village less than the Helderbergs.

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