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Peebles Island state Park

Located in Saratoga County, bordering Albany county. Near the city of Albany, between Cohoes & Waterford sits Peebles Island State Park. The island itself encompasses 250 acres of land, originally bought in 1630 to protect trade between Canada and Albany. The island would later be used for manufacturing during the height of the locals cities glory days. The manufacturing factory

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Exploring The Albany Pinebush

Surrounding New Karner Road in Colonie, NY, is the Pinebush, a large preserve located in Albany County. The pinebush is one of the largest of 20 pine barrens on earth , formed thousands of years ago following the drainage of glacial lake Albany. The pinebush shares similar ecosystems and environment as the woodlawn preserve, which is only located a few

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