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Guilderland Town, Albany County, NY

Beginnings [1]

Dunnsville is a post office and a hamlet in the northern part of town, containing a population of about 100 [1896]. It was named in honor of Christopher Dunn, the original owner of the land thereabout. It contains two hotels and two blacksmith shops. One of the public houses is kept by Samuel Robinson, the other by J. Jost. The blacksmiths are J. Jot and Frederick Brust. Near Dunnsville lives W. G. Davis, M.D., who has a large practice.

  1. Tenney, Jonathan, et. al., History of the County of Albany, N.Y., from 1609 to 1886, W. W. Munsell and Co., Publishers, 1886.

Street Names
Dunnsville Road • Route 20 • Western Turnpike