Sunday, July 13, 2008

Albany City Hall

Albany was a chartered city settled around 1624. The charter was granted by Governor Dongan on July 22nd 1686. The state's legislature has been held in Albany since 1797. There have been 4 buildings for the Albany City Hall, with the current building erected in 1883 and sitting on this site. This picture shows the Carillon of 60 bells as a gift from the citizens of Albany.

To learn more about Albany go here.

1 comment:

babooshka said...

That's an excellent image.