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Lost Ski Areas In (and Near) Saratoga Springs

December 11, 2014 Let it snow, let it snow… if you are a skier, that white stuff is the right stuff! The Southern Adirondacks were

Brown Bag Lunch Lecture

Brown Bag Lunch Lecture

In the late 1800’s, every town had its own time zoned based on sundials and train schedules were chaotic. So how did standardization eventually come

Supernatural Saratoga Springs Story Sampler

Bewitched, bothered and bewildered by bumps in the night? And daytime, too? Join Charlie Kuenzel and special guests, including representatives from the History Museum, the

The first chief of police, George W. Blodgett, (center with straw hat and light colored pants) with his police force.

Since 1887: Saratoga’s Police Department

By 1887, Saratoga Springs had grown to a point where a police department was needed to ensure law and order.  An act of the State

SARATOGA TRUNK TOUR DATES

SARATOGA TRUNK TOUR DATES

The Saratoga Trunk Tour – a Saratoga love story!  Based on the novel by Edna Ferber Follow your guide Kathy Totten as she takes you

June 12 Brown Bag Lunch Lecture

The backbone of the racing industry is the community of workers who work within the backstretch of thoroughbred racetracks: its trainers, assistant trainers, grooms, hot

Patterson Spring photo courtesy of the Saratoga Springs History Museum

Down in the Valley: Exploring the Gut

Saratoga Springs was made up of many ethnic districts. One of the most interesting is known as “The Gut” or “The Valley”, an area east

Photo courtesy of the Saratoga Springs History Museum

March 13th Brown Bag Lunch Lecture

Join librarian Dan Hubs and Irish fiddler Frank Orsini for a biographical survey of the life of John Morrissey. Born in poverty in Ireland, Morrissey

Join us for First Night Saratoga 2014!

Join us for First Night Saratoga 2014!

Featuring: C.C. Vagadonds at 6:00, 7:00 and 8:00 PM Dour Irving Project at 9:00, 10:00 and 11:00 PM  Fireworks at midnight!        

June 13th Brown Bag Lunch Lecture, “Armchair Tour of Saratoga Trunk”

On June 13th, the final installment of the 2013 Spring Series of the Brown Bag Lunch Program will focus on the popular novel, hit movie,