Stuyvesant Falls, New York facts for kids
Stuyvesant Falls is a hamlet in the town of Stuyvesant in Columbia County, New York, United States. The zipcode is: 12174. It was called Glencadia is the 18th century. The French—Scottish derivatives of Glencadia apparently mean a "creek region of simple pleasures." The name seemed to change in the early 19th century although a book published in 1914 refers to the village by the name Glencadia, not Stuyvesant Falls.
The hamlet includes a substantial textile mill dating to the 19th Century and a hydro-electric plant. The word "Glencadia" is popular with local businesses and organizations, including the dairy Glencadia Farms, the Glencadia Road and Gun Club, and Glencadia Dog Camp.
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