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  2. Patroon Creek - Wikipedia

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    Patroon Creek is a stream in Albany County, New York, United States and is a tributary of the Hudson River which flows south to New York Harbor and the Atlantic Ocean.

  3. Rensselaerswyck - Wikipedia

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    Rensselaerswyck [a] was a Dutch colonial patroonship and later an English manor owned by the van Rensselaer family located in the present-day Capital District of New York in the United States. The estate was originally deeded by the Dutch West India Company in 1630 to Kiliaen van Rensselaer, a Dutch merchant and one of the company's original ...

  4. Patroon Island Bridge - Wikipedia

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    The Patroon Island Bridge is a multi-span deck truss bridge that spans the Hudson River in Albany, New York. A major crossing, it carries Interstate 90 in the east–west direction between Albany and Rensselaer Counties. It has been in service since 1968, with structural repairs made in 1992, and a comprehensive renovation/retrofit completed in 2016.

  5. Patroon - Wikipedia

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    The largest and most successful patroonship in New Netherland was the Manor of Rensselaerswijck, established by Kiliaen van Rensselaer. Rensselaerswijck covered almost all of present-day Albany and Rensselaer counties and parts of present-day Columbia and Greene counties in New York State .

  6. Albany Patroons - Wikipedia

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    The Albany Patroons are a professional basketball team that plays in The Basketball League (TBL). Previously, the team competed in the Continental Basketball Association (CBA) and in the United States Basketball League (USBL).

  7. Tivoli Nature Preserve - Wikipedia

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    The land now comprising the Tivoli Preserve was originally owned by the Van Rensselaer family as part of the patroonship of Rensselaerswyck. [1] In 1844 the Tivoli Hollow Railroad was built from Fuller Road to the Albany Lumber District through the Tivoli Hollow and the northern end of the future park. [2] [3] In 1850 the city of Albany purchased the land in order to dam the Patroon Creek to ...

  8. Patroon Agent's House and Office - Wikipedia

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    Patroon Agent's House and Office, also known as the Casparus Pruyn House and Office or Whish-Hull House and H. V. Rector office, is a historic home and office located on the Hudson River at Rensselaer in Rensselaer County, New York.

  9. Kiliaen van Rensselaer (merchant) - Wikipedia

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    Kiliaen van Rensselaer ( Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkɪlijaːn vɑn ˈrɛnsəlaːr] ⓘ; 1586 [a] – buried 7 October 1643 [b]) [2] was a Dutch diamond and pearl merchant from Amsterdam who was one of the founders and directors of the Dutch West India Company, being instrumental in the establishment of New Netherland . He was one of the first ...