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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Migration Internal|Migration]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[US Migration Trails and Roads|Trails and Roads]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New York|New York]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Albany_Post_Road|Albany Post Road]]''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Migration Internal|Migration]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[US Migration Trails and Roads|Trails and Roads]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New York|New York]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Albany_Post_Road|Albany Post Road]]''  
  
[[Image:Albany Post Road.png|border|right|380px]]The '''Albany Post Road''', also known as the "Queen's Road," and later the "King's Road" connected the colonial seaport of New York City (New Amsterdam) and the fur trading outpost, and second-largest city of Albany (Beverwijck), New York.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Old Albany Post Road" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Albany_Post_Road (accessed 23 June 2011).</ref> Each end of the road at New York City and Albany was a nexus of other significant migration routes. The Albany Post Road along the east side of the Hudson River was about 150 miles (241 km) long.  
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[[Image:Albany Post Road map.png|border|right|300px]]The '''Albany Post Road''', also known as the "Queen's Road," and later the "King's Road" connected the colonial seaport of New York City (New Amsterdam) and the fur trading outpost, and second-largest city of Albany (Beverwijck), New York.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Old Albany Post Road" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Albany_Post_Road (accessed 23 June 2011).</ref> Each end of the road at New York City and Albany was a nexus of other significant migration routes. The Albany Post Road along the east side of the Hudson River was about 150 miles (241 km) long.  
  
 
=== Historical Background  ===
 
=== Historical Background  ===

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The Albany Post Road, also known as the "Queen's Road," and later the "King's Road" connected the colonial seaport of New York City (New Amsterdam) and the fur trading outpost, and second-largest city of Albany (Beverwijck), New York.[1] Each end of the road at New York City and Albany was a nexus of other significant migration routes. The Albany Post Road along the east side of the Hudson River was about 150 miles (241 km) long.

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Historical Background

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Route

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Settlers and Records

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External Links

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References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Old Albany Post Road" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Albany_Post_Road (accessed 23 June 2011).