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Schenectady, fort

Surprisingly, the village of Schenectady does not seem to have been palisaded until several years after it was founded in 1661, even though it was regarded as the north-eastern frontier of New Netherland and, subsequently, New York. Whenever fears of a French invasion surfaced, plans were drawn up to equip the village with some form of defence. A blockhouse had apparently been constructed by 1675.

build start

1671

build end

1671

period

1671

material wood
historical name

Schenectady, fort

function blockhouse