Old Van Rensselaer House

September 7, 2016

Old Van Rensselaer House

In 1758, during the French and Indian War, a British surgeon named Dr. Richard Schuckburgh crossed the river from Albany to have dinner with the Van Rennsselaers at what was then called Fort Crailo. (Read more.)

Fort Crailo
9 Riverside Avenue
Rensselaer, New York

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