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The Rensselaer Manor House

The Van Rensselaer Manor House

Publishing Era: 1915-1930
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Misc: No. 9 in the Albany Historic Post Card Series

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Postcard Notes: 
Built by Patroon Stephen Van Rensselaer in 1765 with the Hudson River and Mount Ida in the background. The Manor House was taken down in 1893. It stood north of the city just off present Broadway near the junction of Loudonville Road. Now it stands in original form at Williams College.

Van Rensselaer Manor
Notable Streets: Broadway, future site of Manor Street, future site of Tivoli Street, future site of Thacher Street
Notable Buildings: Van Rensselaer Manor, site of Ackroyd Metal Fabricators, site of Arnoff Building, site of Nipper

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