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Cambridge, New York, USA

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Where is Cambridge, New York, USA? 

Cambridge is a town in Washington County, New York, United States. The town of Cambridge contains part of a village, also called Cambridge.

The town of Cambridge, formerly in Albany County, New York, was transferred to Washington County in 1791. Cambridge was home to the Cambridge Hotel, the anecdotal originator of Pie a la Mode.

Communities and locations:
Cambridge – The village of Cambridge located at the eastern town line.
Center Cambridge – A hamlet south of North Cambridge on County Road 74.
Coila – A hamlet on NY-372 northwest of Cambridge village.
Fly Summit – A location at the west town line, west of North Cambridge on County Road 74.
Buskirk Bridge – A covered bridge crossing the Hoosic River.
Lee – A location south of South Cambridge on County Road 74.
North Cambridge – A hamlet west of Cambridge village, located on County Road 60.
Oak Hill – A hamlet in the southeast corner of the town.
South Cambridge – A hamlet in the south part of the town on County Road 74.
West Cambridge – A hamlet near the east town line on County Road 74.Wikipedia



Cambridge, New York, USA - 1866 - Residence of J.H. Balch, Former Residence of J. Lee, Esq., Cambridge, Washington County, N.Y.

The Topographical Atlas of Washington County New YOrk, Stone and Stewar
Cambridge, New York, USA

1866 - Residence of J.H. Balch, Former Residence of J. Lee, Esq., Cambridge, Washington County, N.Y.

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Cambridge, New York, USA - Residence of J. B. Rice, Cambridge, N.Y.
Cambridge, New York, USA

Residence of J. B. Rice, Cambridge, N.Y.
Cambridge, New York, USA - Union School
Cambridge, New York, USA

Union School
Cambridge, New York, USA - Hotel Cambridge, Cambridge, N.Y.
The Original Home of Apple Pie A-La-Mode
Cambridge, New York, USA

Hotel Cambridge, Cambridge, N.Y.
The Original Home of Apple Pie A-La-Mode

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The Village of Cambridge was a quiet rural community until 1855, when the Albany & Rutland Railroad connected it to Rutland VT, to the north and New York's Capital District to the South.

www.cambridgeny.gov/ history.html
1859
CAMBRIDGE, a township of Washington co., in the state of New York, 34 m. NE of Albany. It is level, ...Read MORE...

The Village of Cambridge was incorporated in 1866, combining the hamlets of Cambridge and North White Creek. About one-third of the Village is in the Town of Cambridge, and two-thirds in the town of White Creek.

www.cambridgeny.gov/ history.html
News  1873 - SERIOUS ACCIDENT Two Men Killed and Eleven Wounded Near Cambridge, N. Y.
Special Dispatch to the New-York Times.

CAMBRIDGE, N. Y., March 30. - The New York and Montreal...Read MORE...

News  1884 - A VILLAGE ON FIRE. ACKLEY HALL AND OTHER BUILDINGS IN CAMBRIDGE DESTROYED.
Cambridge, N. Y., Dec. 23. - This morning, at 2 o'clock, Ackley Hall, which was used as a roller...Read MORE...

1916
Cambridge, a banking post-village of Washington co., N.Y., on the Delaware and Hudson R., 35 miles...Read MORE...


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