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Kinderhook Village

Columbia County, New York

Kinderhook Village Hall is located at 6 Chatham Street, Kinderhook NY 12106; phone: 518‑758‑9882.

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Beginnings [1]

The village was incorporated in 1838. It is located along the Kinderhook Creek. In 1871 there were 1,500 inhabitants and it contained 4 churches, 4 schools, 2 banks, a printing office, 2 hotels, and several stores. The Kinderhook Steam Cotton Mill, was established in 1846 by Hoes & Chrysler; it manufactured cotton goods. The Kinderhook Hoop Skirt Works,, established in 1860, manufactured hoop skirts, scarfs, neck-ties, and bow ties.

  1. Hamilton Child, Gazetteer and Business Directory of Columbia County, N.Y., for 1871-1872, The Journal Office, Syracuse, 1871.