Colonial Architecture Project

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by Gauvin Alexander Bailey, Bader Chair in Southern Baroque Art, Queen's University at Kingston, Canada

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Rhinebeck, Henry Beekman Settlement

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Founded 1686 from 2,200 acres of Mohawk land. Reached by King's Highway (Albany Post Road) 1703. 1715 German Palatine immigrants settled, harvesting the rich forests for timber for British Royal Navy.

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