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By Keith C. Lee,Honorable John J. McEneny

positioned at the western fringe of the sprawling Van Rensselaer patent, the village of Altamont used to be initially referred to as Knowersville. It first won prominence as a stopping-off position for early tourists suffering alongside trails from the Hudson River to the Schoharie Valley. As time handed, roads more desirable and trade grew. as soon as the railroad arrived in 1863, the journey from Albany took simply forty five mins, and tourists speedy embraced the wonderful thing about the Helderberg escarpment. A advertisement heart, together with motels, outlets, and small brands, grew speedy round the new teach station, and well-to-do Albanians looking respite from urban warmth obtained estate for summer time mansions at the hillside above the village. The Altamont reasonable supported neighborhood agriculture and taken in viewers from all over the world. Altamont finds the beginnings of this little village lower than the Helderbergs.

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