Friday, September 7, 2012
NEW Program "Tuesdays at 10"
Each program starts at 10:00am on the date indicated.
Cost to attend each program:
The museum is located at 2 Museum Lane in Waterford, NY.
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The “Forgotten War”: The War of 1812 Tuesday, October 23rd
Aware that it’s the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, but not so sure why you should care? Join Rensselaer County Historian, Kathryn Sheehan, to gain a regional perspective on this “forgotten war” as she describes its local impact on the area with a special focus on Rensselaer County. Learn about local figures who played integral roles during the conflict and discover how the military utilized the Hudson River to transport supplies and troops.
In addition to her duties as Rensselaer County Historian, Kathryn Sheehan is the Registrar at the Rensselaer County Historical Society (RCHS). Her talk is in conjunction with RCHS’s newest exhibition on the War of 1812 which opens September 15, 2012.
The Great Recipe Exchange Tuesday, November 6th
Planning your holiday meals? Looking for some inspiration? Come to the Great Recipe Exchange and liven up your next gathering with some tried-and-true culinary delights from someone else’s kitchen. Sample the dishes, collect the recipes, and hear the history of recipes that have been savored for generations by the families of Waterford.
Extra! Extra! A Day in Waterford’s History Tuesday, December 4th Join us as we read the morning paper...from more than fifty years ago. Curious to know what headlines past Waterfordians were reading with their morning coffee? We’ll review a past edition of one of Waterford’s newspapers and catch you up on the “latest” news and gossip!