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GE Realty Plot History Walking Tour
July 20, 2019 –
Tickets: call 518 225-2924 or use PayPal codes below:
August 10, 10am-12pm: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=PFQ7FXCWLD3W2
Join Chris Leonard, Schenectady City Historian and author of Schenectady’s General Electric Realty Plot, on a walking tour of the historic GE Realty Plot neighborhood. Leonard will cover the dynamic events and unique cast of characters who have called “The Plot” their home. The tour includes stories and anecdotes about GE inventors and executives, Schenectady business and political leaders, entertainers, and other incomparable individuals, as well as the formation of the Plot and ongoing efforts to protect these stately homes. Some of the many luminaries covered include Charles P. Steinmetz, Irving Langmuir, Izetta Jewel Miller and Ernst Alexanderson.
Price: $20/person, which includes entry into one of the homes, and a 15-minute break with snacks on its large front porch.
Location: The tour meets at Steinmetz Memorial Park on Wendell Avenue next to the Unitarian Church (1221 Wendell Ave.). (Not Steinmetz Park on Rosa Road)
Parking: There is ample parking on Wendell Ave and surrounding streets. Please do not park in the Unitarian Church parking lot.
Time: Tours start at 10am sharp and last approximately 2 hours
Details: Tour groups are limited to 25 people on a first come first served basis, so purchase your tickets online (Via Enter Paypal Code for Date - or call 518 225-2924 to reserve your spot. There are no physical tickets for the tour. You will be contacted shortly after your purchase tickets to verify your spot on the tour. Tours are held rain or shine.
Proceeds for the tour go to the Schenectady County Historical Society and the Office of the City Historian of Schenectady.
Would you like to set up a private tour for 10 or more individuals? Call 518 225-2924. Great for organizations, church groups, or a unique getaway.