On this day

On this day in 1778, the Continental Congress responds to British peace efforts by declaring that “the United States cannot hold … treaty … unless they … withdraw their fleets and armies…” and American John Paul Jones lead a naval raid on Whitehaven, England ; in 1909, General Schuyler Steamer Co. held a fair; in 1970, Schuyler Prep students removed debris from canal as the first Earth Day was observed and in 2002, the Town of Saratoga Zoning Board of Appeals approved a variance to William Loomis for a shed on his property. 
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 subscribing to our blog at http://ift.tt/2czXtwq
 (Thank you to Deputy Historian Patricia Peck and Supervisor Tom Wood for compiling this timetable.)
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