The Schenectady County Historical Society brings to life the region’s dynamic history through vibrant programming at our three historic sites.
We own and operate three historic sites in Schenectady County – home to exhibitions, events, and programs.
Celebrate the Snow Moon with a short illuminated walk in the woods of the Woestyne. Afterwards, we'll make a fire in the Inn's historic fireplace, and docents will share colorful stories and tall tales from our local area.
Join with Paul and Mary Liz Stewart, independent researchers and co-founders of Underground Railroad Education Center as they share a new interpretation of a very old story and explain the various initiatives in which Underground Railroad Education Center is engaged as it works to connect the public with this empowering local history and its relevance for us today.
In this first comprehensive analysis of Bradstreet’s raid, Ian Macpherson McCulloch uses never-before-seen materials and a new interpretive approach to dispel many of the myths that have grown up around the operation.
Over a glass of wine, we’ll delve into our archives of historic love letters to tease out the passion penned on the pages. So inspired, guests will be invited to hand craft a valentine of their own.