Friday, September 19, 2008

October is New York State Archives Month!

Archives in the Capital District are celebrating with a full slate of activities, from a lecture on the Murder at Cherry Hill (Oct 15, 1:00 pm, Albany County Hall of Records) to a candlelight tour of Old Fort Johnson featuring readings from diaries and journals of the 19th and 19th centuries (Oct 25, 7:00-9:00 pm, Old Fort Johnson Historic Site, Montgomery County) to an exhibit based on the letters of a local Civil
War soldier (during museum hours, Brookside Museum, Ballston Spa) and much more.

For a complete list of events, visit our web page at

And don't forget the kick-off to Archives Month, the Capital Region Archives Dinner. This year's dinner will be on October 1 at The Mansion at Cedar Hill, Selkirk. The speaker will be William "Chip" Reynolds, Captain of the Replica Ship Half Moon and Director of the New Netherland Museum. Tickets to the dinner are $37. Reservation deadline is September 24. To order tickets, contact Susan D'Entremont at CDLC or Kathleen Newkirk, Bethlehem Town Clerk, at 439-4955 ext. 1183 or

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