The Teller Pasture

The Teller Pasture : An Investigation of a Place, People, and Events That Changed the Dutch Colonial Village of Schenectady

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Archaeological and archival documentation, including a 1756 surveyed map of the palisades surrounding the village, guides us through 350 years of Schenectady's history and paints a unique picture of one of Schenectady's hidden historical treasures-the Teller Pasture. Trace Schenectady's history as seen through the microcosm of the Teller pasture, a plot granted to Willem Teller, an original proprietor of the Schenectady Patent of 1664. Learn about the Schenectady stockades. Trace the history of the Dutch Colonial Teller House, including a rare account of its restoration in 1976. Learn about the North Street Stockade Line. Learn about boat-building on the Strand Street/River. View the only eighteenth century surveyed map showing the fortifications of Schenectady.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 209.55 x 279.4 x 4.83mm | 258.55g
  • Bloomington IN, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1450231438
  • 9781450231435

About Dr Claire Hamilton

Claire is a recipient of both the Basic and Advanced Certificate of Proficiency in Community Archaeology degrees. The Teller Pasture, her thesis, represents the culmination of four years of researching early Dutch archival documents and archaeology sites. Claire resides in Schenectady. The author, now retired, continues her studies in archaeology.
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