Upcoming Events

Local Area History Events – September 2019

Please visit the appropriate web sites for further information on these and other programs.

Saturdays in Sept, 1-4 PM – Historical Society of Moreau and South Glens. Falls Tours of Parkes Bentley House. Tours of the house and grounds include the main house, with areas dating from between the 1760s and 1840s plus a summer kitchen. www.parksbentleyplace.org/

Saturday Sept 7 & Sunday Sept 8, 9-5 PM – Hadley Luzerne Historical Society. Civil War Encampment. Col. Butler (Pavilion) ParkRoute 9N. The encampmentwill feature Music, Firing Demonstrations, Military Drills, Authentic Camp life, a Candlelight Camp Tour, Community Campfire, a camp church service, a march to the Lake Luzerne Cemetery for the “Honor Roll Call” and more!http://kinnearmuseum.blogspot.com/

Sunday, September 8, 1 PM – Grant’s Cottage. A Visit with General and Mrs. Grant. living historians Steve Trimm and Melissa Trombley-Prosch interpret the life of Grant Cottage’s favorite couple through anecdotes and stories in the setting of one of their last visits to Saratoga Springs in 1882. www.grantcottage.org/

Monday, September 9, 7 PM –  Galway Preservation Society at Galway Town Hall. –  A Quiet Legacy of Land  Susan Dufel will present a brief history of Katherine Flickinger Dockstader:  Galway naturalist, photographer and  founding member of the ADK 46ers. https://galwaypreservationsociety-org

Wednesday, September 18 7 PM – Kesselring Navy site 70thAnniversary- Milton Community Center.The Saratoga County History Roundtable will sponsor this celebration of the establishment of the West Milton site in 1949.  Milton Town Historian Karen Staulters will present the Milton 2019 annual Heritage Award to site representatives who will speak on the founding of the nuclear training facility.

Saturday, September 21, 1 PM – Heritage Hunters at Schuylerville Town Hall – Tina Post will present a program entitled “Who was the Miss that became Mrs?  It features case studies and examines clues that can lead to success in tracing your ancestors. http://saratoganygenweb.com/

Thursday, September 26, 7 PM – Saratoga Springs History Museum at Canfield Casino   Saratoga Springs and Ballston Spa competed for tourists to drink the spring waters as far back as the late 18th century. Historians Jim Richmond and Charlie Kuenzel will debate which village was the place to be in the early 1800’s. http://www.saratogahistory.org/

Saturday, September 28, 10-4 PM – The Washington County History Fair. The day will feature exhibits by town and village historians and several breakout presentations. Hartford Central School,  NY  Rte. 149 Hartford

http://www.wchs-ny.org/pdf/History_Fair_2019.pdf

Saturday, September 28, 11- 5PM – The Stockade Associations 57thStockade Walkabout. Visit several historic homes and churches in Schenectady’s Stockade – New York’s oldest registered historic district. $20 http://historicstockade.com/

Saturday. September 28, 10-3 PM – Edinburg Historical Society Fall Festival. The Nellie Tyrrell & Rural
MuseumsCty. Hwy. 4 (N. Shore Rd).A fundraising event that offers a variety of seasonal hot dishes, baked goods, and treats. Commemorative historical society items, crafts and collectible merchandise is for sale. https://edinburghistoricalsociety.org/