The Washington County Historical Society and the Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) have announce the dedication of a new historic marker to be placed at the Susan B Anthony Childhood Home at 2835 State Route 29 in Battenville (Town of Greenwich) on Saturday, June 18th. [Read more…] about Susan B. Anthony Childhood Home Historic Marker Dedication
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Washington Co History Fair Set For Sept 28
The Washington County Historical Society’s 2019 History Fair, “It Happened in Washington County (History In Your Own Backyard!)” is set for Saturday, September 28th, from 10 am to 4 pm.
The day will feature exhibits by Town and Village Historians, Historical Societies, and re-enactors and programs for all ages. [Read more…] about Washington Co History Fair Set For Sept 28
Washington County Battles and Brews Tour
The Washington County Historical Society is set to conduct a Battles and Brews Tour through Northern and Central Washington County, on September 8th, from 9 am to 5 pm. The trip’s focus is the contribution Washington County’s people made to the Civil War effort.
Traveling north from Greenwich, the tour bus will visit Salem, Granville, and Whitehall. After lunch in Whitehall, the tour will continue on to the Hartford Recruiting Center where a first person performance of Rice Bull, a Union Army Soldier in the Civil War and author of the book, Soldiering: The Civil War Diary, will take place. The trail turns south to Hudson Falls to visit memorials at Union Cemetery. [Read more…] about Washington County Battles and Brews Tour
Marker Dedicated to Commemorate Historic March
On Monday, a small group gathered for the dedication of a historic marker commemorating the march of Lieutenant Colonel Friedrich Baum to the Battle of Bennington in 1777.
The marker, located on County Route 113 a quarter-mile south of Route 29, identifies the location of German Lieutenant Colonel Friedrich Baum’s encampment on August 11, 1777. [Read more…] about Marker Dedicated to Commemorate Historic March