In 1609 Englishman Henry Hudson explored trade routes for the Dutch East India Company.
The architectural heritage of the Capital Region is rich and varied.
The Capital Region has long been a center for science, technology and industry.
Capital Region: Forefront of NY's commercial economy & Troy's thriving historic industries
Cheap land in NY’s Capital Region allowed Shakers to establish a Utopian religious society
Immigrants traveled to slate valley where a huge deposit of slate was discovered in 1839.
Capital region: The birthplace of the first truly American art movement, the Hudson River School.
NY's early settlements & natural transportation networks was a strategic battleground.
The Hudson River Valley was a key battleground during the American War for Independence.
Human rights & social reform have been long part of the historic fabric of the Capital Region.
Real moments, real life, and real stories of New York’s Path Through History
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