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History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925
Guy Park, Amsterdam, N. Y.

[This information is from Vol. II, p. 1609 of History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925, edited by Nelson Greene (Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1925). It is in the Reference collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at R 974.7 G81h. This online edition includes lists of portraits, maps and illustrations. As noted by Paul Keesler in his article, "The Much Maligned Mr. Greene," some information in this book has been superseded by later research or was provided incorrectly by local sources.]

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Guy Park, Amsterdam, N. Y.

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Photo: Guy Park, Amsterdam, N. Y.

This stone house was built in 1766 for his [Sir William Johnson's] daughter Mary, wife of Col. Guy Johnson, who was Johnson's nephew and who became Indian Commissioner for the Northern Indians from Johnson's death in 1774, until the flight of Col. Johnson and the Mohawks to join the British Army in Canada in 1775.

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