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Town of Colonie Historian Kevin Franklin stands with the two parts of the door that once stood in the entrance way of the Schuyler Flatts home. The home was burnt down in 1962, but the door had been removed before the burning.

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New door opens on Schuyler history

Colonie gains possession of centuries-old door from Schuyler Flatts home

Earlier this year, Town of Colonie Historian Kevin Franklin was shocked when he received a phone call from a person saying they had the Schuyler Flatt's historic home’s front door. And now, for the first time in 40 years, the town hopes to display the door to the public and retell the history of the Flatts.


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