Bethesda Episcopal Church in Saratoga Springs, established in 1830, has published A History of Bethesda Episcopal Church: Worship and Healing in Saratoga Springs, New York. [Read more…] about A New History of Bethesda Episcopal in Saratoga
Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation is set to hold their 2019 Historic Homes Tour on Saturday, May 11th from 10 am to 4 pm.
This year’s tour features nine historic homes – 46 Circular Street, 108 Circular Street, two condos at the Stone Abbey at 125 Circular Street, 172 Circular Street, 201 Circular Street, 89 Court Street, 30 North Lane, and rehabilitation in progress at 184 Spring Street. In addition to these homes, the Van Raalte Mill at 125 High Rock Avenue and the New York State Military Museum at 61 Lake Avenue, will also be featured. [Read more…] about Saratoga Springs Historic Homes Tour Saturday
Each year in May as part of National Historic Preservation Month, Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation recognizes individuals and organizations who in the past year have invested significant time and money to undertake preservation projects.
The Foundation is requesting nominations of projects that reflect a commitment to preserving, promoting, and reusing historic buildings and landscapes. [Read more…] about Saratoga Springs Preservation Award Nominations Needed
The Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation (along Honorary Co-Chairs Heather and Brian Straughter) are set to welcome spring with the 2019 Historic Homes Tour, on Saturday, May 11th, from 10 am to 4 pm. This event offers the rare opportunity to see the interiors of private historic homes of the East Side neighborhood of Saratoga Springs. [Read more…] about 2019 Saratoga Springs Historic Homes Tour
In honor of the Year of the Woman, The Capital Region Dance Alliance announces the return of its popular program, Dancing Through Time. The program combines movement, lecture and video, highlighting the inspiration of women and their influence in American dance. [Read more…] about Women and American Dance History Classes in Saratoga
On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation is set to present Twilight Cemetery Tour: Madness, Murder, Untimely Deaths, and Strange Coincidences, an opportunity to explore Greenridge Cemetery at dusk.
Volunteer docent Gloria May will navigate the tombs and monuments of Greenridge Cemetery, discussing the historical and architectural background of the American rural cemetery movement while unearthing tales of Saratoga’s most notable residents. [Read more…] about Twilight Cemetery Tour In Saratoga Springs
The Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation is set to host the 8th Annual Pints for Preservation Pub Crawl on Saturday, November 3, 2018.
With the support of local bars, the proceeds will benefit the Foundation’s preservation efforts and restoration projects. [Read more…] about Saratoga Pints for Preservation Pub Crawl
This week on The Historians podcast, communications officer Brien Bouyea discusses the National Museum of (Horse) Racing and Hall of Fame on Union Avenue in Saratoga Springs, NY. A famous voice from the museum’s phone answering machine introduces this episode. [Read more…] about National Museum of Horse Racing (Historians Podcast)
The next Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation Summer Stroll, “The Good Life: North Broadway,” is set for Sunday, August 19th at 10:30 am, and will be led by the Foundation’s Executive Director, Samantha Bosshart.
Participants will tour the famed corridor lined with grand Queen Anne buildings by Saratoga’s most prominent figures such as Lucy Skidmore Scribner, Fred Cluett, William B. Gage, and Senator Brackett. The tour, sponsored by Kristie & Tom Roohan of Roohan Realty, meets at the northwest corner of North Broadway and Van Dam Street in front of Witt Construction. [Read more…] about Saratoga History Summer Stroll of North Broadway
The Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation’s next Summer Stroll will tour The Spa Complex, the core of the Saratoga Spa State Park, on Sunday, July 29th at 10:30 am with Linda Harvey-Opiteck.
Discover the architecture and landscape of the significant National Historic Landmark Saratoga Spa State Park. Learn the history leading to its development which involved key local and national individuals. The tour, sponsored by Saratoga Performing Arts Center, meets at 108 Avenue of the Pines in front of the Hall of Springs. [Read more…] about Saratoga Summer Stroll of The Spa Complex Sunday