Stuyvesant Falls, New York facts for kids

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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.

Coordinates: 42°21′19″N 73°43′51″W / 42.35528°N 73.73083°W / 42.35528; -73.73083


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