The Gristmill

The Gristmill is a local historical journal published quarterly by the SCHR.

Fall 2020

  • Don’t Take History for Granted by Ben Kemp
  • Foote’s Pond by Bruce M. Manzer, Ph.D

Summer 2020

  • The Traveling Banjo by Karen Staulters
  • H.B. Massey Building: An Historical Restoration by Sue Hansen
  • Sawmills in Saratoga County – Leading Industry in Early Years by G. Terry Scharrer

Spring 2020

  • The Summer of 1874 in Saratoga Springs by Charlie Kuenzel
  • Waverly Hall: Ballston Spa’s Social, Cultural and Entertainment Center  by Bruce M. Manzer Ph.D.
  • Waterford: A Good Place, a Better Tug by Russ VanDervoort

Spring 2020 Gristmill

Winter 2020

  • Preserving Brookside Museum by Jim Richmond
  • Lawrence Ruff – Pearl Harbor Hero by Sean Kelleher
  • Saratoga County Municipal Historians
  • Saratoga County – The fishing grounds of the Mohawk Nation by Charles Hogan

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Fall 2019

  • Franklin Carpenter – Man of Four Wives by Lauren Roberts
  • The Kemp House Fire, Ballston Spa, NY and the Pursuit of Better Firefighting Equipment by Rick Reynolds

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Summer 2019

  • Emma We Hardly Knew Ye by Sam McKenzie
  • William H. Manning by Paul Perreault
  • Politician Memorabilia courtesy of William McPherson
  • Con men cause ‘oil rush’ in 1865 by Charles Hogan

Gristmill Summer 2019 6 page web copy

Spring 2019

  • Lincoln’s Guard by Rachael Clothier
  • The County Printers by Jim Richmond
  • The Remarkable Sherwoods of Ballston Center by Bruce M. Manzer, Ph.D

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Spring 2019 Webcopy pgs 4-6

Fall 2018 – First issue

  • Forming History Society was part of community spirit by John Cromie, Esq.
  • For Whom the Bell Tolls – Honoring our Veterans by Paul J. Loatman Jr., Ph.D.
  • The Father of Clifton Park by John L. Scherer

Link to Gristmill PDF – Fall 2018