What’s Next at SCHS?

Annual Spring Cleanup at SCHS
Saturday, April 20 – 10am – 2pm @ 32 Washington Ave

It’s our annual spring cleanup of the grounds and gardens at 32 Washington Ave, in the Stockade.

Please join us on Saturday, April 20 (rain date: Saturday, April 27) from 10am to 2pm to help us spruce up the grounds and get them ready for another great season. Please bring a rake, gloves, and any other appropriate gardening equipment with you. We will provide the bags!

If you’re planning on coming, contact Mary Treanor at 518-374-0263 x5 or Paul at pc1785@hotmail.com.

“The Willigee Negros” and SCHS Annual Meeting
Saturday, April 27 – 1:30pm @ Mabee Farm

Following the SCHS annual meeting, Dan Weaver will discuss the settlers of the Willigee Patent, the first permanent settlement in the Mohawk Valley west of Schenectady. Weaver will also discuss the identity of the mysterious “Willigee Negroes” mentioned in Sir William Johnson’s Papers. Weaver owns an antiquarian bookstore in Amsterdam, and writes a local history column for the Amsterdam Recorder. Refreshments served. Free for members or $5. Free for members or $5.

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