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Schenectady's legacy filled with great names, great ideas

William Coolidge
William Coolidge
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Great names and great ideas have flowed into and out of Schenectady in the 350 years since Arendt van Curler bought several acres of fertile land below a horseshoe bend in the Mohawk River, leading to the founding of the future city. Starting out as a trading colony, Schenectady grew to become known as the “city that lights and hauls the world.” The “lights” aspect applied to the city’s role, as home to General Electric, ...

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