In the land of the bad kerning (roughly the former location of the Ingersoll Home in Niskayuna) stands this sign for the Albany Path, the ancient and modern way to get to Ska-Nek-Ta-De, one of about a million spellings for Schenectady. With the development of even more big box stores on what was once the great Stanford estate (yes, that Stanford family), I’m not sure if this marker has survived.
For almost our entire life, there was an odd remnant of concrete ramp along the hillside in Schenectady, just where […]
So many things to stare at on this beautiful map of Rexford and Aqueduct Crossing, from somewhere after 1842 when […]
We worry sometimes that in this digital age, knowledge of the world as it is is ephemeral. Perhaps this will […]
We recently mentioned Schenectady’s aviation pioneer Victor A. Rickard, who not only managed the airport but gave flying demonstrations and […]
Sometimes we run across a name from local history and have to wonder how it’s possible that the person in […]
Saw this old postcard posted on the “Schenectady History – Photos and Discussions” Facebook group the other day, and it […]