Albany County Historical Assn. and Ten Broeck Mansion - http://www.tenbroeckmansion.org/
A mansion in a very old part of Albany that is home of Albany County Historical Assn. It houses artifacts of Albany history and has a lovely garden with many rare plants.
Albany Institute of History and Art-
This fine art and history museum and library holds collections from Albany’s and New York’s past.
Brunswick Historical Society-
This museum houses artifacts, photos and memoribilia of the Town of Brunswick (suburban Troy) in a preserved rural school building. It is east of Lansingburgh.
Hudson-Mohawk Industrial Gateway- http://hudsonmohawkgateway.org/
An Organization dedicated to preserving the industrial past of New York’s Capital Region
Knickerbocker Historical Society-
An organization which has preserved this c. 1770 mansion and interprets the history of the Knickerbockers. It is north of Lansingburgh.
A largely academic organization dedicated to the study of Herman Melville’s life and works.
New York State Archives, Library and Museum-
This site will bring you to repositories of artifacts, records and documents, newspapers, and art in the Cultural Education Center in Albany, twenty minutes south of Lansingburgh.
New York State Historical Assn.-
A museum of American art, Colonial and NYS history in scenic Cooperstown, a short drive west of Albany. It has an excellent research library on NY history, James Fenimore Cooper and American art.
New York State Military Museum-
A museum and library of military history a short distance north of Lansingburgh in Saratoga Springs holds artifacts and records of NY units from the Revolution to the present.
A large rural cemetery in Lansingburgh which holds the graves of Uncle Sam, Amos Eaton, Emma Willard, Gen. John Ellis Wool, Gen Geo. Thomas, Jacob Lansing (founded Lansingburgh), others
Peebles Island State Park- http://www.byways.org/explore/byways/2479/places/32374/index.html Across the Hudson from Melville House and at the confluence of the Mohawk and Hudson River. Great place for a picnic lunch, a trail walk, birding, or just to rest and enjoy the rivers.
Rensselaer County Historical Society-
A museum and library of the county’s history on two adjacent 19th Century townhouses in Troy.
Rivers Park Heritage Area-
A park without borders featuring communities and activities close to the rivers which gave birth to their industrial heritage.
Spindle City Historical Society-
This group preserves the heritage of Cohoes NY. It immediately west of Lansingburgh across the Hudson River.
Troy Public Library-
This architectural treasure in downtown Troy dating from the 19th Century houses a 21st Century collection which includes the Troy Room (local history and genealogy) and newspapers from Troy’s earliest days.
www.unclesamtroy.org (see also Oakwood Cemetery above)
Uncle Sam Wilson earned his fame and name among U.S. troops in the War of 1812. He’s buried in Lansingburgh in the Oakwood Cemetery.
U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, Pittsfield www.archives.gov/northeast/pittsfield
This regional branch of NARA is an electronic library of federally held documents and records of historical and genealogical interest a short drive east of Lansingburgh in the Berkshire Mountains.
Waterford Historical Museum and Cultural Center- www.waterfordmuseum.com
This museum features the historical treasures of Waterford, NY, the community northwest of Lansingburgh (across the Hudson River) in a c. 1830 mansion.
"New York State Historical Association Research Library"
"A Guide to New York Historical Resources" -
Tri-cityNY Paranormal Society-
Our team is a group of paranormal investigators who
volunteer their time to conduct research and field work into possible
paranormal activity and events. We research possible hauntings, ghost and
spirit encounters, demonic and demon issues. Our goal is to better educate our
clients and the general public about what paranormal activity may be, help them
understand the situation better and how to help better cope with the situation
they may be experiencing.
"The History of Collar City in Troy, NY" by Jessica Ebberts