On this day

On this day in 1780 Pennsylvania becomes the first U.S. state to abolish slavery; in 1917, Dr. EJ Callahan gave a first aid talk at the community house in Victory and Ladies Aid Society of the ME Church meet for dinner at the home of Mrs. Charles Robbins in Dean’s Corner; in 1952, Dominick Nardelli leased Walt’s Esso station in Schuylerville; in 1973, the village of Schuylerville’s Zoning committee held public hearing on proposed zoning ordinance; in 1961, President John F. Kennedy issued an executive order creating the Peace Corps, enlisting men and women for voluntary, unpaid service in developing countries around the world; and in 2002 General Schuyler Pantry, a Broad street general store and sandwich shop opened. 
On this day is a chronological timetable of events that occurred on this day in history around the Town of Saratoga. Discover what happened today in local history by following our twitter account @historysaratoga 
(Thank you to Deputy Historian Patricia Peck for compiling this timetable.)
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