Moordener Kill facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMoordener Kill
|Towns||Sand Lake, Schodack|
|Main source||Sand Lake, New York|
|River mouth||Hudson River
Castleton-on-Hudson, New York
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Moordener Kill translates to "Murderer Creek", with moordenaar being the modern Dutch word for "murderer" and kill for "creek". The name comes from the fact that the creek was the site of an ambush of Dutch settlers by Native Americans in 1643 in which 7 men and 2 women were killed.
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