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Guilderland Center

The village of Guilderland center is situated on Black Creek near the center of town. It was formerly locally known as Bangall, a name said to have been given it from the somewhat rude character of a part of its inhabitants. A branch of the West Shore railroad passed through the place and gave an impetus to the business interests of the village. In 1897 it contained the site of the old French Mills, a woolen factory. In 1897 the village contained a vinegar factory, a sash and door factory, a carriage manufacturer, a tailor, a shoemaker, a boot and shoe dealer, 2 hotels, and several general stores. Shoemaker William Young also served as postmaster. [1]

  1. Amasa J. Parker, editor, Landmarks of Albany County New York, D. Mason & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, 1897.

Guilderland Center Map

Street Names
Diagonal Road • Frenchs Mill Road • Main Street • Route 146 • School Road • Van Wormer Street

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