Cambridge

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Cambridge’s idyllic tree-lined streets and rolling hills create an eclectic artists community among other family-owned businesses and farms. This town is home to a farmers’ market and great co-op market, great restaurants, Lake Lauderdale campground and recreation area, the Buskirk Covered Bridge, one of 4 historic covered bridges in Washington County, and much more!

The History of Cambridge, NY

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1700s

A village at the crossroads, what is known today as Cambridge was established in the late 1700s as a hub for travelers, providing lodging, stores, and churches. It was once part of Albany County until it was transferred to Washington County in 1791. 

1800s

The once-quiet rural community was given greater access to surrounding cities when the Albany & Rutland Railroad came to town, connecting Cambridge to Rutland, VT in the north, and New York’s Capital District to the South. The village was incorporated in 1866, combining the hamlets of Cambridge and North White Creek.

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1866

The once-quiet rural community was given greater access to surrounding cities when the Albany & Rutland Railroad came to town, connecting Cambridge to Rutland, VT in the north, and New York’s Capital District to the South. The village was incorporated in 1866, combining the hamlets of Cambridge and North White Creek.

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Today

You can still enjoy much of the area’s original architecture, as the village is home to the Victorian-era Opera House: Hubbard Hall, plus many other businesses housed in historic buildings.

Fun fact: Cambridge is said to be the home of the dessert known as pie a la Mode, circa the former Cambridge Hotel!.

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Nestled in the foothills of the Adirondacks and the Green Mountains, Cambridge is located in Southern Washington County.

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