Albany History


a NYGenWeb county site for Albany County Genealogy and History

News Headline News for 1900-1997
Local Catholic History Including General Research Guide and Worldwide Directory
NYS Newspaper Project Many, if not all, of The New York State newspapers were microfilmed. Also, see Newspapers for information about local newspapers.
Local CW Group Capital District Civil War Round Table is a very active group with over 2,000 members.
New Netherland Project This project is translating material from Dutch America.
WW1 Honors World War I Medal of Honor Recipients, including some from Albany County.
People of Colonial Albany The Colonial Albany Social History Project of the New York State Museum.
railroad stations Existing railroad stations in Albany County, New York.
Addresses for Town Historians and Historical Societies in Albany County.
County Names Here's a NYS Dept. of State site on Origin of County Names.
German History Want to learn about German history? It's in German, no translation here.
Want a German Translation?
The Districts of Albany County, New York, 1772-1784 This is a terrific article by David Kendall Martin, M.A., F.A.S.G. Originally published in The NYG&B Newsletter, Fall 1990

Site Map * Interactive Resources * Formation * Other Links * Cemeteries
Offline Sources * Census * Pearson's Albany * Border Warfare * Street Name Changes in Albany

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