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Stuyvesant, New York Historical Markers

 
Benjamin F. Butler Marker Site image, Touch for more information
By Steve Stoessel, April 22, 2019
Benjamin F. Butler Marker Site
New York (Columbia County), Stuyvesant — Benjamin F. Butler
Born here 1795 - died 1858 A reviser of state laws; Regent 1829-32; Attorney General U.S. 1833-38; acting Sec. of War 1836-37 — Map (db m132613) HM
New York (Columbia County), Stuyvesant — Henry Hudson
Landed here Sept. 19, 1609 and was entertained by Indians who encamped here called Kinderhook. — Map (db m116690) HM
New York (Columbia County), Stuyvesant — Henry Van Schaack
Died here in 1823. Built these two houses. Was on first Board of Trustees of Williams College. — Map (db m37497) HM
New York (Columbia County), Stuyvesant — Kinderhook Creek
Prior to 1667 known as “Major Abramís (Staats) Kill” and “Third Falls.” In 1823 called Stuyvesant Falls” and after 1845 “Kinderhook Creek” — Map (db m56638) HM
New York (Columbia County), Stuyvesant — Newton Hook
Also known as Nutten Hooke, Coxsackie Station. Early industrial area. Sites of ferry 1820, Cary Brick 1902, R&W Scott Ice Co., 1885. — Map (db m132615) HM
New York (Columbia County), Stuyvesant — Nutten Hooke
Granted to Arent Van Den Bergh in 1666. Sold to Hans Hendricksen in 1667. Old "fish place" 1 ½ mi. south. — Map (db m132617) HM
New York (Columbia County), Stuyvesant — Powell Patent ó 1664
This marks the northwest point of this early grant. — Map (db m37470) HM
New York (Columbia County), Stuyvesant — Sharptown
was settled in 1683 by a group of Swedish families of Best and Scherp. — Map (db m37495) HM
New York (Columbia County), Stuyvesant — Stuyvesant Landing
Now part of the Town of Stuyvesant set off from the Town of Kinderhook in 1823. — Map (db m132610) HM

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