The Schoharie County Historical Society will be hosting an educational series and book club discussion on the book Discovering the Forgotten History of African Americans in Schoharie County starting on Thursday, October 21st at at the Schoharie Presbyterian Church. The series will continue monthly through April 2022. [Read more…] about African Americans in Schoharie County Event Oct 21st
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The Old Stone Fort Museum and Schoharie County Historical Society have announced a virtual lecture with local radio personality and author Chuck D’Imperio, who will give a behind the scenes look at the development of his latest book Open House: 35 Historic Upstate New York Homes, set for Tuesday, June 8th.
[Read more…] about Old Stone Fort Hosting Lecture By Author Chuck D’Imperio
The Schoharie County Historical Society will host an online presentation with Jeff O’Connor, who will talk about his book The Old Stone Fort – Guardian of Schoharie County History Since 1772, on Thursday March 25th. [Read more…] about Old Stone Fort Virtual Lecture
The Old Stone Fort Museum and the Schoharie County Historical Society have announced a virtual talk with local author and historical society member Peter Lindemann, set for Thursday, February 25th. [Read more…] about Schoharie County History Subject Of Virtual Talk
The new book Old Stone Fort – Guardian of Schoharie County History Since 1772 by Jeff O’Connor features over 79 maps, illustrations, and photographs that help narrate the history of one of upstate New York’s oldest and most beloved museums. [Read more…] about A New Book About Schoharie’s Old Stone Fort
The 2020 Lecture Series at the Old Stone Fort Museum is set to kick off on Saturday, January 18 at 2 pm when local folk artist John Wilkinson presents an artist’s talk, exhibition and sale in the Badgley Museum Annex. [Read more…] about Folk Art Kicks Off Old Stone Fort Lecture Series
The Old Stone Fort Museum has announced that their 2019 community program “We Were There: Schoharie County and the 9/11 Response” will be awarded the Engaging Communities Award as part of the Museum Association of New York’s (MANY) 2020 conference “The Power of Partnership.”
MANY’s Engaging Communities Award recognizes an institution that employs creative methods to engage the community and build new audiences. [Read more…] about Old Stone Fort Museum Recognized by MANY
The Old Stone Fort Museum and Schoharie County Historical Society Board of Trustees has announced the selection of Melinda McTaggart as the new business manager and museum director.
Ms. McTaggart officially took the helm of the museum on October 7th, filling a position which was vacated by the retirement of long-time director Carle Kopecky in November of 2018 and filled by temporary acting director and museum curator Daniel Beams through the first part of 2019. [Read more…] about Old Stone Fort Museum Names New Director
The 2019 Schoharie County Historical Society Fall Membership Meeting has been set for Sunday, October 27 from 2 to 5 pm at the Green Wolf Brewing Company located at 329 Main Street in the village of Middleburgh.
The 2019 membership meeting follows the 130th Anniversary Year of the Old Stone Fort Museum and Schoharie County Historical Society, a season marked with new leadership, numerous new and returning events, expanded outreach and new initiatives. [Read more…] about Schoharie Co Historians Meeting At Green Wolf Brewing
The Old Stone Fort Museum in Schoharie has announced Stone Fort Days, a weekend full of immersive, living history re-enactments and activities for the entire family, has been set for Saturday and Sunday, October 5 and 6 from 10 am to 5 pm.
The biggest event of the year at the Old Stone Fort Museum, Stone Fort Days 2019 will focus on life in the Schoharie Valley 240 years ago, in the midst of the American War for Independence. [Read more…] about Old Stone Fort Days This Weekend, Oct 5-6