Fort Crailo

Price: $4.95

Stock #: 212331
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Rensselaer
State: New York (NY)
County: Rensselaer
Publisher: O.S. Pulman
Postmark: 1942 Aug-4
PM City: Albany
PM State: NY
Stamp: 1c
Philatelic Notes: By defense savings bonds and stamps cancel
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Supposed to be the oldest building in the United States and to have been erected in 1642 as a Manor House and place of defense, known as Fort Cralo. General Abercrombie's Headquarters while marching to attack Fort Ticonderoga in 1758 where it is said at the Cantonment east of this house near the old mill, the army surgeon R. Shuckburg composed the popular song of Yankee Doodle

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