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If you have ever been curious about the “House on the Rock,” come hear Paul Turner talk of summers circa 1950 spent on the “Rockholm” property with Louise Marsh. She filled her house with antiques and art objects collected during a fascinating life. Paul also researched Louise Marsh through her descendants and will share wonderful photographs and illustrations. It is a don’t miss presentation!
All participants must be vaccinated. Masks available. $5 for non-members.Read More >
In addition to many of the impressive buildings that currently line Fifth Avenue, this illustrated presentation by Tom Keating will highlight buildings that once stood on the avenue, namely the mansions of the wealthy such as the Astors and the Vanderbilts.
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Come hear a fascinating talk on “Life in the Slums: The Lower East Side in the Late Nineteenth Century.”
Please attend only if you are fully vaccinated.Read More >
Have you ever biked along Erie Canal, perhaps spotted it on your drive and admired it? Well now you can learn why it was built and how its construction impacted canal communities.
Brad L. Utter, Senior Historian & Curator of New York State Committee on Geographic Names at the New York State Museum will be giving a historical lecture on why the Northern Canal was built and how it impacted the surrounding communities.
Wednesday August 14th, 2019
Mountain Grove Memorial Church
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How come this distinguished looking building is NOT a New York Landmark? Find out why when Tom Keating presents his talk on New York Landmarks!Read More >
Everyday we all enjoy our cities and take for granted that we can see so easily at night, but how did everyone get by before there was electricity? How did all the opulent hotels stay illuminated? How was the city that never sleeps so bright? Or was it?
Join us on WEDNESDAY, July 17th as John Ripp (who spent 40 years studying and remediating 19th century manufactured gas plants throughout the country including old gas works in Troy, Ballston Spa, Saratoga, Glens Falls and Whitehall) discusses how iconic New York cities & hotels were lit before electricity.
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The Stoddard show will be displayed through the end of August at the Huletts Library and Gallery (open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings, 10:00 to 12:00). Click to hear more about the event and see photos from July 25th. Beautiful Water & Light gift books available, all sales benefit the FHHL.
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Tom Keating will discuss the origins of famous and not so famous landmarks in New York City.Read More >
We are lucky to have Ellen Apperson Brown talk about her great uncle the Lake George preservationist John S. Apperson Jr. who is the subject of her recently published book.Read More >