Category Archives: History

Columbia County Historical Society Lecture: “The Bicentennial History of the Town of Austerlitz,”, Oct 16

The Columbia County Historical Society (CCHS) Volunteers present “The Bicentennial History of the Town of Austerlitz,” a free illustrated lecture by Town of Austerlitz historian, Thomas H. Moreland. Continue reading

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Tour the Hudson-Athens Lighthouse, Sep 8

Join the Hudson-Athens Lighthouse Preservation Society (HALPS) as it hosts visits to the eight room Hudson – Athens Lighthouse that is listed on the National Historic Register. Continue reading

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A Brief History of Labor Day

Labor Day in the United States is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws, and well-being of the country. Continue reading

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Roeliff Jansen Library Program: Sound Explorers, Aug 4

The Roeliff Jansen Commuity Library presents Sound Explorers at Ancram Town Hall.  A fun, educational experience for children of all ages Continue reading

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Claverack Library Presents ‘Marilyn Monroe in Claverack’, Jul 29

In 1954 Marilyn Monroe visited a friend in Claverack to escape New York City and the break-up of her marriage to Joe DiMaggio. She stayed with a friend at a home that has come to be known as “The Marilyn Monroe House”. Continue reading

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