The land now occupied by the City of Watervliet is part of a tract purchased by the first Patroon, Kiliaen van Rensselaer in 1630 from the Mohican or River Indians. The tract was within a large area on the west side of the Hudson River named Wely's . . . — — Map (db m58228) HM
10 Pounder Rifle
From Watervliet Arsenal Designed
By Robert P. Parrott and Cast at
The West Point Foundry.
Used by the Union Forces These
Guns were Mounted on Carriages
Made at Watervliet Arsenal Where
Ammunition was also Made. This . . . — — Map (db m7299) HM
Served the City of Watervliet from 1967 to 1973. Throughout his years of service he accomplished a great deal for Watervliet, including renovations at City Hall and police headquarters, construction of a new firehouse, the opening of the northern . . . — — Map (db m47983) HM
Peter J. Dalessandro
Congressional Medal of Honor
Technical Sergeant, US Army, Company E. 39th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division Sergeant DAlessandro was born May 19, 1918.
Entered service at: Watervliet, N.Y.
Presented the Congressional . . . — — Map (db m46446) HM
The most obvious music associated with any church is the sweet and dignified tolling of the church bell. Pictured above is George E. Hipwod, President of the Holy Names Society who presented the bell for placement in the new church.
The bell was . . . — — Map (db m70628) HM
The Nalle Rescue
April 27, 1860
Near this site on Broadway, Charles Nalle,
a fugitive slave from Culpepper, Virginia,
was rescued from slave catchers by
Harriet Tubman and citizens of Troy and
West Troy (Watervliet), completing an . . . — — Map (db m42015) HM
The 3 inch antitank gun was deployed during WWII. Hundreds of these guns were used by American troops in Europe and the Pacific during the war.
Range: 16,100 yards max. 1,000 yards antitank range.
The U.S. 1st Army and 3rd Army in Europe had . . . — — Map (db m49148) HM