Fun Fact: How Albany New York Got Its Name

Fun facts about Albany new york

The capital of New York, Albany was renamed after England took over the area from the Dutch. The Netherlands called the village Beverwijck but was changed in honor of the then-Duke of Albany. The duke later became King James II of England.

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