Rensselaer in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Trade Partners Along the Hudson
On the eastern shore in the Greenbush (named for its abundant pines) Van Rensselaer's farming estate and the village of DeLaetsburgh, which included mills, trades shops, a distillery, a brewery, and farms were established. In a 1642 letter, Jeremias van Rensselaer referred to the Greenbush farm as Crayloo (Crow's Wood), named for the family's farm in the Netherlands.
Erected by Crailo State Historic
Location. 42° 38.076′ N, 73° 44.98′ W. Marker is in Rensselaer, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is on Riverside Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker is at the base of the sign directly across the street from Crailo State Historic Site. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 Riverside Avenue, Rensselaer NY 12144, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gen. Henry Knox Trail (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Crailo (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Crailo (approx. 0.4 miles away); U.S.S. Slater (approx. half a mile away); Phase 3 Albany 2002 - Present (approx. half a mile away); Phase 2 Albany 1997 - 2001 (approx. half a mile away); Phase 1 New York City 1993-1997 (approx. half a mile away); Schuyler Mansion (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rensselaer.
Also see . . . Crailo State Historic Site. (Submitted on July 4, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Fort Crailo
Categories. • Colonial Era • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 402 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 29, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.