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The Montgomery County Department of History and Archives has announced the revival of its History Book Club.
The first discussion, set for Wednesday, February 3rd, will feature Everything Worthy of Observation: The 1826 New York State Travel Journal of Alexander Stewart Scott (SUNY Press, 2019) by Paul G. Schneider Jr., with Montgomery County Historian Kelly Yacobucci Farquhar.
Everything Worthy of Observation is a firsthand account of the trip taken by Canadian Alexander Stewart Scott across New York State in 1826.
Paul G. Schneider, Jr. was an independent historian and member of the National Coalition of Independent Scholars. He worked for New York State Parks’ Bureau of Historic Sites and retired as the state’s first Museum Security Specialist.
The book discussion will take place virtually with GoTo Meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. It is free and open to the public. For more information or to register for the event, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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