Category Archives: Columbia County Living

Historical Lecture ‘Barns of the Hudson Valley’ by Ted Hilscher

The Columbia County Historical Society presents the illustrated lecture ‘Barns of the Hudson Valley’ by Ted Hilscher. What is the difference between English Barns and Dutch Barns? Hilscher will give an overview of local barns in the Hudson Valley, mostly in … Continue reading

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New Lebanon Library’s New Mascot Revealed!

Last week, the New Lebanon Library  revealed the winning design for the library’s new mascot.”Calvin the book” was the created by local 4th grader, Logan H. Calvin will be getting some touch-ups prior to his official debut as ambassador for the library … Continue reading

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Historical Lecture ‘Discovering Layers in Time’

The Columbia County Historical Society and Historic Hudson present the lecture “A Dutch Approach to Historic Preservation” Preserving ‘Spirit of Place’ by Andre Hoek. Continue reading

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New Lebanon Library’s New Mascot Reveal

The New Lebanon Library’s search for a new mascot is complete and the winning design will be revealed on Tuesday. The library invited local students (ages 5-18) to submit their own designs, and library visitors were invited to vote for their favorite. … Continue reading

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CCHS “Early Colonial New York Piano Makers,” Lecture Rescheduled

The following event was originally scheduled for Tuesday (March 13, 2018), but thanks to Nor’Easter #3, it was postponed. The new date is Monday, March 19. The Columbia County Historical Society (CCHS) Volunteers present: “Early Colonial New York Piano Makers,” an illustrated … Continue reading

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Princess and Protectors Tea Party at Museum of Firefighting in Hudson, Mar 17

This Saturday, the FASNY Museum of Firefighting presents Princess and Protectors Tea Party. Join female firefighters for a princess-themed tea party. Enjoy “tea and crumpets” with the firefighters, while learning how these brave ladies became protectors of their communities. Kids will … Continue reading

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Columbia Land Conservancy Presents Maple Sugaring Tour, Mar 10

The Columbia Land Conservancy (CLC) Presents a Maple Sugaring Tour at The Farm at Miller’s Crossing. Discover how maple syrup is made with CLC Trustee Chris Cashen. Continue reading

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