Schuyler Flatts in or near Menands, New York is an archeological district on the floodplain of the Hudson River just north of Albany. It shows remains of 6,000 years of human history in the area. From Dutch colonial times, the history includes that of indentured servants and slaves of African descent. The site included the Colonie, New York home of a Schuyler family, the Colonel Phillipus Schuyler House. The Schuyler family occupied the land from 1692 until 1910. This Schuyler property was cut through by the Erie Canal. The house burned down in 1962. It became a National Historic Landmark in 1993. The Town of Colonie made the grounds into a park, dedicated in 2002.