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Samuel Abbott Still Keeps Watch Over the Capitol

  In March 29, 1911, in the early morning hours, while the New York State Capitol building was empty, a great fire occurred. At this time the New York State library was housed in the building on the 4th and 5th floors where the fire occurred along with the assembly and it was decimated in…

Welcome to the Apparitions of Albany

  When one thinks of Albany, one hardly thinks of whimsy. The seat of state government is not particularly synonymous with the imaginative and the fantastic. Yet if one peels back the layers of civic grime, one can find all sorts of bizarre arcana, macabre tales, and enough ghosts to make anyone walking around downtown’s…

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