Cohoes, New York, USA - 1854 - Cohoes
Cohoes, a flourishing manufacturing post- village of Albany county, New York, on the right bank of the Mohawk river, a little below Cohoes falls, on the Erie canal near its junction with the Champlain canal, and on the Troy and Schenectady railroad, 8 miles N. from Albany. The village contains churches of six denominations, 2 very extensive axe factories. 4 large cotton mills, employing some 1200 hands, 1 extensive linen- thread factory, besides various other manufacturing establishments.
A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.
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