The Schenectady County Historical Society shares stories, inspires dialogue, and encourages understanding of the history, people, and cultures of Schenectady County.
You’ve found a John Smith in your ancestry and the question becomes, “ Which of the possible John Smiths is my John Smith?”
Chris Kirksey, Cornell Master Gardener, will be here to lead a fun morning workshop where we will create our own take-home kokedama!
SCHS curator Suzy Fout will discuss the history of delft ceramics, using examples from the SCHS collection Participants will decorate their own plates to take home.
Explore the AMNH's dinosaurs, planetarium, giant whale, Hall of Biodiversity, fossils, gems, and striking animal dioramas!
Join us for the opening reception of "The Folk and Their Art," featuring guest speaker John Scherer!
We own and operate three historic sites in Schenectady County – home to exhibitions, events, and programs.
Become a Member!
Your membership grants you exclusive benefits while also supporting local history. We recently introduced new benefits to members - we hope you'll take advantage of these new perks by becoming a member of the Schenectady County Historical Society!Learn More