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Watervliet

(wô'tərvlēt`, wô`tərvlēt', wŏ`–), industrial city (1990 pop. 11,061), Albany co., E N.Y., on the Hudson River, opposite Troy, near the terminus of the Erie CanalErie Canal,
artificial waterway, c.360 mi (580 km) long; connecting New York City with the Great Lakes via the Hudson River. Locks were built to overcome the 571-ft (174-m) difference between the level of the river and that of Lake Erie.
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; founded by the Dutch 1625, inc. as a city 1896. The U.S. arsenal there, which specializes in the production of heavy ordnance, was established in 1813. Steel products and specialty tapes are also made. In 1776, Ann LeeLee, Ann,
1736–84, English religious visionary, founder of the Shakers in America. Born in Manchester, she worked there in the cotton factories and then became a cook. In 1762 she was married to Abraham Stanley, a blacksmith. In 1758 she had joined the "Shaking Quakers.
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 founded the first American community of ShakersShakers,
popular name for members of the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, also called the Millennial Church. Members of the movement, who received their name from the trembling produced by religious emotion, were also known as Alethians.
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 in Watervliet.
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She taught music in the school system of Watervliet, Michigan for four years before joining the Jerseyville school system, where she taught music for 33 years.
The Shaker Ministry at New Lebanon were jolted when, in August 1837, young girls in the South Family of the Watervliet, New York, community began reporting visionary journeys to the spirit world.
Other buildings include the Carter House, which tells the story of the museum property; the Nicholas Beverly Barn, which presents lumbering and agricultural history; and the print shop, which contains original printing materials from the Watervliet Record.
The OIB sites include Anniston Army Depot, Alabama; Red River Army Depot, Texas; Sierra Army Depot, California; the Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center (JMTC) at Watervliet Arsenal, New York; and the JMTC at Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois.
The Albany Properties comprise Summit Towers, a 183 unit complex located at 720 Albany Street In Schenectady; Thurlow Terrace, a 137 unit building located on 2 Thurlow Avenue in Albany; Cayuga Plaza Apartments, a 127 unit complex located on 100 Cayuga Plaza, Cohoes; and Hudson Shores Plaza, a 137 unit complex located at 1545 Broadway in Watervliet.
Elbit Systems of America signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the United States Army's Watervliet Arsenal (WVA), New York, which will employ WVA as a subcontractor to Elbit Systems of America on many mortar components.
The Watervliet Arsenal announced it has received a $4.6 million contract for the 81mm mortar system.
The Tilley Ladder Warehouse in Watervliet, New York--once the oldest ladder manufacturing facility in the country--sat mostly vacant the past 10 years.
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The group settled first in Watervliet, N.Y., and as their numbers grew, established a larger community in Mount Lebanon, N.Y., and a third community in 1783, about five miles away on rural land in Western Massachusetts.
It was presented by Lynn Momrow-Zielinski, co-owner with Joanne Moon of Extreme Molding LLC in Watervliet, N.Y.