Encyclopædia Britannica, Ninth Edition/Lansingburgh

LANSINGBURGH, a village in Rensselaer county, New York, U.S., is situated on the east bank of the Hudson, close to Troy, and nearly opposite Waterford, to which a bridge extends. The village was organized in 1774. Its staple product is brushes, known all over the States; but oil-cloth and crackers are also made. The population in 1880 was 7437.