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Van Schaick Mansion

Van Schaick House – Andrew Alberti

The Van Schaick mansion is one of the most historic homes in New York State. The mansion is located on Van Schaick Island at the junction of the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers at Cohoes, New York. The mansion was the Military Headquarters during three wars - French and Indian War, the Revolutionary War, and the War of 1812. The Van Schaick Mansion was the home of Anthony Van Schaick, built between 1735 and1755, on a section of the "Half Moon" patent.