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Free Admission to Any National Park This Saturday

National parks that typically charge entrance fees will be offering free admission this weekend to mark the start of National Park Week. Continue reading

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New Lebanon Bicentennial Commemoration, Apr 21

This Saturday is the 200th anniversary of New Lebanon’s chartering. Bicentennial Commemoration events will be taking place all summer long, starting on Saturday morning. 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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CCHS Presents “Early Colonial New York Piano Makers,” Illustrated Lecture

The Columbia County Historical Society (CCHS) Volunteers present: “Early Colonial New York Piano Makers,” an illustrated lecture by piano conservator and historian, Wally Stock. The lecture will include makers in Albany, Troy and Nassau during the period from 1830’s through the 1890’s. … Continue reading

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The Crandell Theatre Celebrates Historical Designation

The Crandell Theatre was added to the New York State and National Registers of Historic Places, and is holding a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony this Saturday to celebrate. Following the ribbon-cutting ceremony is the free premiere showing of Crandell Theatre: The Jewel … Continue reading

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Kinderhook Walk: First Peoples

Learn about Kinderhook’s first settlers in an informative talk while walking with an expert around the historic Village of Kinderhook. Prior to the arrival of Europeans, it’s estimated that the Native American population in Columbia County might have been as … Continue reading

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A History Mystery Case from Lebanon Valley Historical Society

The Lebanon Valley Historical Society has a “history mystery” that they would like our help with. The society is trying to determine where the house in the picture below is located. Apparently the house was shown on a couple of … Continue reading

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