Updating cattaraugus cemetery
The land around the Poesten Kill was owned by Skiwias and was called Panhooseck.
The area around the Wynants Kill, was known as Paanpack, was owned by Peyhaunet.
Prior to the arrival of Europeans, the Mohican Indians had a number of settlements along the Hudson River near the confluence with the Mohawk River.
The land comprising the Poesten Kill and Wynants Kill areas were owned by two Mohican groups.
Troy has close ties to the nearby cities of Albany and Schenectady, forming a region popularly called the Capital District.Troy, therefore, is noted for a wealth of Victorian architecture downtown and elaborate private homes in various neighborhoods.Several churches boast a concentrated collection of stained glass windows by Louis Comfort Tiffany.In 1771, Abraham Lansing had his farm in today's Lansingburgh laid out into lots.Sixteen years later, Van der Heyden's grandson Jacob had his extensive holdings surveyed and laid out into lots, naming the new village Vanderheyden.