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Schaghticoke, Rensselaer, New York, USA

"Schaghticoke, skat'I-köök', a township of Rensselaer co., N.Y., with a station on the Troy & Boston Railroad, 12 miles N. by E. of Troy. Pop. 3275. The township contains Hart's Falls (formerly Schaghticoke)."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott

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  • 1668 - The first permanent settlement (of Schaghticoke) by Europeans began around 1668, who were mostly Dutch and English.

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  • In 1792, William Chase constructed the first bridge over the Hoosic River at what would become the Village of Schaghticoke.

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  • News 1854 - Fatal Railroad Accident.
    Troy, Tuesday, Jan. 3. The first train from Rutland, on the Albany and Northern Railroad, this morning broke an axle near Schaghticoke Point, while...Read MORE...


  • News 1859 - TERRIBLE RAILROAD ACCIDENT NEAR TROY, N. Y. - A Bridge on the Northern Railroad Gives Way.
    A TRAIN PLUNGED INTO THE STREAM.

    THIRTEEN PERSONS KILLED.

    MANY DANGEROUSLY WOUNDED.

    Statement of a Passenger.

    ALBANY, Aug. 3. - A...Read MORE...


  • News 1867 - Fire
    A fire at Schaghticoke, New York, on Thursday morning destroyed the cordage works of Spicer & Meeley and the twine factory of Tibbitts Briggs. The...Read MORE...


  • 1867 - The Village of Schaghticoke was incorporated as Harts Falls in 1867.
    The falls of the Hoosic powered large woolen, flax, and powder mills among others.
    townofschaghticoke.org/ content/ History

  • Schaghticoke, New York, USA
    1889 map
  • 1897 - Schaghticoke
    Schaghticoke is situated in the northwest corner of the county, and is bounded on the north by the town of Easton, Washington county; on the east by...Read MORE...


  • Schaghticoke, New York, USA
    Greetings from Schaghticoke, N. Y.
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    Bird's Eye View of Schaghticoke, N.Y.
  • Schaghticoke, New York, USA
    Main Street in Winter, 1905
  • 1906
    Schaghticoke, sknt'i-kudk\ a post-village of Rensselaer co., N.Y., on the Boston and Maine R., 12 miles N. by E. of Troy. It has manufactures of...Read MORE...


  • Schaghticoke, New York, USA
    Union High School
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    The Hoosick River and B. & M. Station, 1912
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    M. E. Church
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    Main St., 1920s
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    Entrance to Elmwood Cemetery
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    Diver Memorial Library
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    Presbyterian Church
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    Saint John's Church


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