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Livestream: The Frost Papers

December 2, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Land surveying was a crucial component in the development of our area, and James Frost was one of the primary surveyors in Schenectady, Albany, and Montgomery counties in the early 1800s, particularly in the Duanesburg area.

The James Frost Papers, a collection in the SCHS library, comprises copies of survey sketches, maps, leases, receipts, legal documents, and other materials related to Frost’s surveyor work. On this livestream, Librarian Marietta Carr will share examples from the Frost collection, discuss Frost’s work as a surveyor, and give insight into the collection’s potential value to genealogists and local historians. No Facebook account is needed, simply join us at


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December 2, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm