Historic Sites

Colonial Dutch History at Crailo Historic Site

by Adrienne Veglia Mazeau

The weekends of June 1-2 and 8-9 are part of  the Path Through History  events across New York State where hundreds of state historical parks and homes are open to the public with fun family friendly events. During the 2012 Heritage Weekend (now referred to as […]

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A Doll’s-Eye View of Albany Aboard the Aqua Ducks Trolley

by Sandra Foyt

Girls and their dolls. That’s a special relationship; even the most adventurous tomboys and independent teenagers are not immune. But to see the love of a doll multiplied a dozen times over; well, that’s a treat. On a somewhat soggy weekday evening, a group of […]

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New National Historic Landmarks in the Capital Region

by Sandra Foyt

On March 6, 2012, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced the designation of 13 new National Historic Landmarks in nine different states, including a site associated with the famed Apache scouts, the largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings in the world, an early 18th-century […]

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