NY Capital District Living - Places - Sites - Capital District, New York, USA

Places such as parks, buildings, public gardens and zoos, notable buildings, libraries, interesting places; see also the listings for Venues, Museums, Dining, and Housing; see Activities for cultural centers; see the Local government links section for links to the many governmental units that make up the Capital District at the county and municipal level--many of these Web sites also link to tourist information
  • Album: NYCD Album; a collection of images of Capital District's sites and street scenes
  • Albany Visitors: Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau; events, attractions, accommodations
  • Buildings: Albany notable structures; from skyscrapers.com
  • Canal: Erie Canal; lock number one of the Erie Canal is in Troy; travel, lodging, weather, tourism information
  • Dudley Observatory: Astronomical education, research, and history; Schenectady;
  • Gardens, Community: Capital District Community Gardens; community service organization helping residents of Albany, Rensselaer, and Schenectady Counties improve their neighborhoods through community gardening and urban greening programs
  • Hudson Valley: Communities along the Hudson River; information about communities and tourism information; the Capital District is just one section of the land along the Hudson River, flowing from the Adirondack Mountains 492 kilometers south to New York City
  • Lark St: Albany neighborhood; along Lark Street; shopping, art, dining, events, music, night life
  • Libraries CDLC: Capital District Library Council; links to member libraries and library systems
  • Libraries UHLS: Upper Hudson Library System; a cooperative association of public libraries in Albany and Rensselaer Counties
  • Local Gov: Links to local governments; at the county and municipal level; the Capital District includes many local governments in several counties; many of these Web sites also link to tourist information
  • Mohaw Valley: Mohawk Valley Heritage Corridor; the Mohawk River passes through Schenectady and enters the Hudson River at Cohoes
  • Parks, State: New York State Parks; recreation and historic preservation; directory of state parks organized by county and clickable map
  • Pine Bush: Ecosystem in the Capital District; the Pine Bush is 2,347 hectares of inland pine barrens sand dunes between Albany and Schenectady
  • Saratoga NHP: Saratoga National Historical Park; site where in 1777 American forces defeated the British; Battlefield in Stillwater; Schuyler House in Schuylerville; Saratoga Monument in Victory; total 1,372 hectares
  • Saratoga Raceway: 800 meter horse racing track; Saratoga Springs; simulcast facility for harness and thoroughbred racing
  • Schenectady: Visit Schenectady; directory of Schenectady points of interest and Web sites; information about Schenectady's history as the "test tube of television," because of its General Electric laboratory established in 1900; early development of television broadcasting in the 1920's to 1940's
  • Troy Visitors: RiverSpark Visitor Center; tourism information about Troy and area; in downtown Troy
  • Yaddo: Artists' community; 161 hectare estate in Saratoga Springs; gives artists a supportive environment in which to work uninterrupted
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