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Near Schenectady in Schenectady County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bradt House

1735

 
 
Bradt House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, September 8, 2018
1. Bradt House Marker
Inscription.  
Early type of Dutch
farmhouse. To west was
Woestina (Wilderness)
 
Erected 1937 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 42° 49.217′ N, 73° 59.479′ W. Marker is near Schenectady, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is on Schermerhorn Road west of Rice Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schenectady NY 12306, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Enlarged Erie Canal Lock 23 (approx. ¼ mile away); Enlarged Lock 23 (approx. ¼ mile away); The Movable Dam at Lock 8 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Vedder Family Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Robert Allen Deitcher (approx. 0.9 miles away); Maalwyck (approx. one mile away); The Camp (approx. 1.4 miles away); In Commemoration (approx. 1.6 miles away).
 
Regarding Bradt House. This house was constructed by Arent Bradt and is one of several throughout Albany
Bradt House image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, September 8, 2018
2. Bradt House
and Schenectady Counties constructed by the Bradt family. The Bradts were a large and successful family from Norway that settled in New Netherland (as New York was known before the English finally succeeded the Dutch in 1674). The Bradts of early Albany are descended from two brothers, Albert and Arent Andriesse who came to America in 1637.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bradt House, Schermerhorn Road (Historic American Buildings Survey). (Submitted on September 8, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
2. Arent Bradt House (Schenectady Digital History Archive). (Submitted on September 8, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
3. Bradt. (Submitted on September 8, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
Bradt House image. Click for full size.
W.E.Joynes / A.E. Delahanty (courtesy of the Historic American Buildings Survey, LOC), 1936
3. Bradt House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 250 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.   3. submitted on September 8, 2018. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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