National Geographic : 1948 Jul
© National Geographic Society + Fort Crailo, a Rensselaer Show Place, Preserves a Dutch Colonial Flavor An old record says: "The small stone fort was built at the order of the first Patroon . . .as a place of defense (from) the hostile Mohicans." A cellar stone bears the inscription "1642." lh(oaacllromes by U. Anthony Stewart Childish Laughter Reanimates the Nursery of the Schuyler Mansion, Albany Gen. Philip Schuyler built the house in 1762. In the parlor his daughter was wed to Alexander Hamilton. A stair rail still bears the mark of an Indian tomahawk +raid. Defeated General Burgoyne was a house guest.