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History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925
Yantapuchaberg

[This information is from Vol. I, p. 27 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 Greene," some information in this book has been superseded by later research or was provided incorrectly by local sources.]

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Yantapuchaberg, 1160 Feet Above Mohawk.

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Photo: Yantapuchaberg, 1160 Feet Above Mohawk.

One of the highest Mohawk river mountains from Schenectady to Rome, with 1400 feet sea elevation. Pronunciation is Yantapooshaberg (Holland Dutch for John-ear-of-corn-mountain). Seen from Central Railroad and Turnpike. New York Central freight bridge in left hand distance and Pattersonville opposite. Photo taken from Kinquariones by C. M. Vander Veer, Amsterdam.

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