On this day

On this day in 1766, Britain repeals the Stamp Act; in 1776 British forces evacuate from Boston to Nova Scotia due to the cannons from New York which passed through Saratoga in the last days of 1775; in 1898, 600 men marched in St. Patrick’s Day parade in village of Schuylerville; and in 1966, Ernie Sharpiro opened modern department store in old Glass Restaurant on Broad Street. 
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 us on Facebook at http://ift.tt/2kLifwt 
(Thank you to Deputy Historian Patricia Peck for compiling this timetable.)

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