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From: James E Kaufman <>
Subject: Re: [NYALBANY] Helderberg or Heldebergh
Date: Mon, 19 Jan 2009 19:18:42 -0800
as information i have also seen it spelled Heldeberg (as in blues stone quarry)
Jane Fiske wrote:
> I grew up with the Helderbergs on the western skyline - don't recall
> worrying about the spelling. Berg is mountain in German, which is what the
> early Palatines were. Maybe it has an h in Dutch? While we're on the
> subject, I think the mountains in view on a clear day were known as the
> Three Sisters, but it was long ago and there isn't anyone I know left to
> ask. Can anyone verify that?
> Anyway, I agree with others that naming the site that might make it
> difficult for people who did not grow up in that area. I wouldn't myself
> think of it. AlbanyHilltowns is good - why change it?
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