The Vanderheyden has announced a 185th Anniversary Legacy Exhibit and Cocktail Reception has been set for Thursday, October 25th at the Rensselaer County Historical Society (RCHS), 57 2nd Street in Troy, from 6 to 8 pm. A ribbon cutting will be held at 5:30 pm. [Read more…] about Troy Orphan Asylum: Vanderheyden’s Legacy Exhibit Opening
Vanderheyden employees, friends, and guests, participated in “A Day of Remembrance” in advance of Memorial Day on May 25th at Oakwood Cemetery in Troy.
Six residents from Vanderheyden Hall (formerly known as the Troy Orphan Asylum) and the Fairview Home in Colonie who died in the Civil War, World War One World War Two, and the Vietnam War were honored. [Read more…] about Vanderheyden Hall Honors Residents Who Died In Wars
Vanderheyden in Wynantskill has announced they are currently seeking photos, memories, and information to be added to an upcoming book by Don Rittner on the history of the Vanderheyden Hall.
Now celebrating it’s 185th anniversary, the Vanderheyden began as the Troy Orphan Asylum in 1833. Today, the facilities provide a safe haven for youth, adults and families who have experienced family disruption, trauma, abuse, emotional difficulty, developmental disability and learning problems. The Richard A. Desrochers Educational Center at Vanderheyden is a Regents accredited 7-12 grade program that provides education to individuals who are at risk of not succeeding at school, and those in need of a special education. [Read more…] about Vanderheyden Celebrating 185 Yrs By Searching For History