Philip Schuyler was an extremely influential figure in the Albany area and the United States during the 1700s. A lifelong resident of Albany, Schuyler served as a member of the New York State Assembly and was elected to the Continental Congress in 1775. Incensed by British colonial rule, he joined the Continental Army in the summer of 1775, and helped the colony overthrow the British. Following the American Revolution, he was a Senator for the state of New York. Read on to learn about historic sites and local spots related to Philip Schuyler that visitors can explore today!
Albany sites featured in the itinerary:
- Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site
- Crailo State Historic Site
- Albany City Hall
- Nine Pin Cider
- Olde English Pub
- Albany Rural Cemetery
Click below to start planning your Philip Schuyler-inspired visit to Albany.