Sketch of Ft. Crailo Restoration

Drawing of Fort Crailo, a Dutch-era house in Rensselaer, Rensselaer County. The house is famous for being the site where an early version of "Yankee Doodle Dandy" was composed by Richard Schuckburg, a British army surgeon during the French and Indian War. The date of the drawing is unrecorded, but likely ca. 1900-1920. This image was created to record the historic sites activities of the New York State Forest, Fish and Game Commission, Conservation Commission, or Conservation Department.
Date Original
early 20th century
New York State Archives, New York (State). Conservation Dept. Photographic prints and negatives, [ca. 1904-1949], 14297-87, SARA No. 1632.
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Geographic Locations

Rensselaer County