The staff of the Schenectady County Historical Society is pleased to offer a wide variety of outreach presentations to community groups, businesses, and organizations. These programs are given free of charge for non-profit institutions. For all other organizations, we ask a $75 donation be made to the Historical Society. Below is a current list of programs we are able to offer. If you are interested in booking an outreach program with us, please contact educator@schenectadyhistorical.org.

  • Aerial Schenectady
  • African American History in Schenectady
  • Boomtown: Immigration, Technology, and Urban Schenectady
  • Changing Downtown: The Rise, the Raze, and the Revitalization of Schenectady
  • Changing Waters: The Story of the Mohawk River and Erie Canal
  • Colonial to Craft Brew: The Local Story of Beer
  • Finding Your Schenectady County Ancestor
  • The Glens: Schenectady’s First Family
  • Hauling the World
  • In Harm’s Way
  • In Whom We Trust: At the Crossroads of Faith and Community
  • It Came From Schenectady: Science Fiction in the Capital Region
  • Local Eats! What does your food say about you?
  • Making History: The Schenectady County Historical Society
  • Mysteries of the Mabee Farm: Uncovering the Story of a 300 Year Old Farmstead
  • Preserving Family Photographs and Documents
  • Schenectady’s Story in Photos and Documents
  • Stockade Secrets and Scandals
  • Together Until the End: Schenectady in World War I
  • Voices from the Haunted Past: Ghost Stories and Folklore from the Stockade
  • Vote Here! Vote Now!

For a more in-depth description of each program, download our full outreach program PDF.