Next Month at a Glance

21422722046_332758350d_zSeptember 18 @ Noon Historian’s Office – The American Revolution up to the Battles of Saratoga at Saratoga Town Hall. On the eve of the anniversary of the First Battle of Saratoga, join Town Historian Sean Kelleher for a review of America War of Independence from the “shot heard around the world” up to the “turning point” of the war. Location:  Schuyler Room, Town of Saratoga Town Hall 12 Spring Street Schuylerville, NY

September 19 @ 1 pm Heritage Hunters – Discovering Schenectady County’s Eastern European Roots at the Schuyler Room in Town Hall. Phyllis Zych Budka and Bernice Izzo will speak about “Eastern European Research.” Phyllis and Bernice are co-founders of “The Project to Discover Schenectady County’s Eastern European Roots.” They will discuss language complications, changing boundaries and other challenges of Eastern European research as well as their adventures in traveling.  The public is welcome. For information, call 587-2978 Location: Schuyler Room, Town of Saratoga Town Hall 12 Spring Street Schuylerville, NY

IMG_7954[1]September 24 @ 7:30 pm Old Saratoga Historical Association – Archeology at the Schuyler House at the Schuyler Room in Town Hall. The National Park Service is increasing their understanding of the Philip Schuyler estate by doing archeology with the latest technology.  Learn what exciting finds they have learned about the past. Location:  Schuyler Room, Town of Saratoga Town Hall 12 Spring Street Schuylerville, NY

October 10 @ 6:15 pm Historian’s Office – Historian Guided Siege of Saratoga Walk at the Schuyler House. On the first day of the anniversary of the Siege of Saratoga, join Town Historian Sean Kelleher to experience the battlefield from the same vantage point as the men who fought here. Walk the fields and woods to get a closer look at the famous and not so famous places and people that shaped the “Turning Point” of America’s War of Independence over two and a quarter centuries ago.  Free. Location:  Schuyler House, US 4, Schuylerville, NY

October 15 @ 7:30 pm Old Saratoga Historical Association – Research on Schuylerville at the Schuyler Room in Town Hall. Join Village of Schuylerville Historian Krissy Saddlemire to learn from her research into the Village.  Free. Location:  Schuyler Room, Town of Saratoga Town Hall 12 Spring Street Schuylerville, NY

October 16 @ 10 am Village of Schuylerville and Fort Hardy Committee – 238rd Anniversary of the American Victory at Saratoga Ceremony Commemoration at the Fort Hardy The ceremony location overlooking the Hudson River is where the British troops surrendered their weapons to the Americans. There will be the Schuylerville elementary school singing songs and commemorations by the Daughters and Sons of the American Revolution. Location: Fort Hardy Bandstand, Hudson River and Route 29, Schuylerville

October 17 @ 8:45am Heritage Hunters Annual Genealogy Conference – Andrew Bartley Bartley is a genealogist, archivist, librarian and editor specializing in Vermont, Mayflower lineages and colonial New England. The Conference topics are: Crossing the Border, U.S. and Canadian Records; FamilySearch Program; American Probate System; and Your Brick Walls. This is an all day conference and there is a fee. For information, call 587-2978 Location: Schuyler Room, Town of Saratoga Town Hall

October 17 @ 6 – 8:30 pm Old Saratoga Historical Association with the National Park Service –  Candlelight Tour of the Schuyler House Step back in time and experience General Philip Schuyler’s 1777 country home in a whole new light! Candle-lit tours of the house are offered throughout the evening with light refreshments, period music, and a campfire to follow the tour.  Free. Location:  Schuyler House, US 4, Schuylerville, NY

October 20 @ 10 am Historian’s Office and Schuylerville Public Library – Genealogy Help Group Anyone interested in family history or genealogy is welcome to attend. Location: Schuylerville Public Library 52 Ferry Street

Next month at a glance is a curated listing of heritage events around the Town of Saratoga

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