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Amsterdam Town, Montgomery County, NY

In 1878, Cranseville was a postal village located on the north bank of the Mohawk River about three miles east of Amsterdam Village; it was a small station on the N. Y. Central Railroad, containing, in addition to the post office, a church, hotel, store, saw mill, and a cluster of comfortable dwellings, mainly of farmers. It was named in honor of David Crane, who settled there in 1804, and kept the hotel for many years. [1]

  1. History or Montgomery and Fulton Counties, N.Y., F. W. Beers & Company, George Macnamara, Printer, New York, 1878.

Street Names
Krutz Street • Robb Road • Swart Hill Road