Guy Park

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366 West Main Street
Amsterdam, NY 12010
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Guy Park, 1766
Built by Sir William Johnson for daughter,  Molly, wife of Col. Guy Johnson.  Johnsons left for Canada in 1775



What was there

Mansion belonging to the family of Guy Johnson

What is there now

The mansion is being renovated as of May 2012, and it sits just behind railroad tracks off Main Street in the heart of Amsterdam.  The Mohawk River’s Lock 11 is directly behind the property.

More information

  • Wikipedia article
  • Added to National Register of Historic Places in 1973
  • Brief History of Manor
  • Guy Johnson
  • Major flooding of the Mohawk River in August 2011 is responsible for the renovations and clean-up efforts seen in the photos.

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Kelly Lucero

+1 Comment
  1. Kelly Lucero says:

    I’d like to know the “rest of the story” – Mr. and Mrs. Johnson were first cousins. And although the marker lists Mrs. Johnson as “Molly” – my supporting research shows her name was either Mary or Polly. Curious…..

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