The Pomeroy Fund for NYS History has awarded 20 history-related organizations across New York State $5,000 each during its fifth grant round to bring back or hire museum educators. [Read more…] about $100K Awarded To Museum Educators
Saratoga Springs History Museum
The Saratoga Springs History Museum, Canfield Casino, and the Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center will host a new seasonal guided trolley tour on the haunted history and ghosts of Saratoga on Tuesday, October 25th. [Read more…] about Ghosts of Saratoga Guided Trolley Tour
Starting in 1914, the Feast of St. Michael was celebrated in late September in Saratoga Springs’ Dublin neighborhood, which had started as an Irish enclave, then became home to Italian immigrants and African Americans, among others, and is now known as the Beekman Street Arts District.
As the statue of Saint Michael was paraded down Beekman Street, people pinned money to him, which benefited the Principessa Elena Society, a community resource for newly arrived Americans that still exists today in the neighborhood. [Read more…] about Saratoga’s Feast of St. Michael Program Tuesday
The Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation will host “Taking the Waters,” a walking tour led by Charlie Kuenzel, President of the Saratoga Springs History Museum, as part of their Summer Sunday Stroll series, set for Sunday, July 24th. [Read more…] about Saratoga ‘Taking the Waters’ Tour Set For Saturday