Category Muskrats

Muskrat Love …

Albany’s fortune was founded on the fur trade in the early 1600′s.  There was an abundance of beaver, highly sought after for fashionable beaver hats in  Europe.  So much so that Albany was incorporated as “Beverwyck” (loosely translates  from Dutch to “Beaverville”) in 1652 . By the early 1900′s, however, the beaver population had been harvested in […]