Upcoming Annual Meeting with Guest Speaker and NY State Park Historian David Pitlyk

Join us this Thursday, July 21st for our Annual Meeting featuring Guest Speaker David Pitlyk who will be speaking on Myths and Legends at the Battle of Bennington. This event is free and open to the general public. Following, enjoy refreshments and meet members of the Hoosick Township Historical Society Board of Trustees. Opportunities exist … Continue reading Upcoming Annual Meeting with Guest Speaker and NY State Park Historian David Pitlyk

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Sanborn Fire Map Looking for information on your home or property? The Library of Congress hosts digitized fire insurance maps from the Sanborn Map Company. The detail in these maps has been recognized as one of the most complete and accurate sources of materials related to dwellings in urban settings throughout the United States in … Continue reading Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Speakers Series Announced!

We have a lot of fun events planned for the 2022 season, including a Victorian Stroll and Found Negatives exhibit later in the year. For now, take a look at our line-up for the 2022 speakers series. National Park Historian, David Pitlyk, will join us this July with Myths and Legends relating to the Battle … Continue reading Speakers Series Announced!

Hoosac Students Churn it Up!

Delivering a bit of fun and feast 18th century style. Hoosac School History Club students enjoyed an afternoon learning about 18th century cooking with an oat-based New England-style boiled pudding along with an opportunity to churn butter using a plunger churn, a table-top churn, as well as a shaker. The boiled dinner was finished right … Continue reading Hoosac Students Churn it Up!

Presentation on the Daniel Shay Rebellion

Join fellow Hoosick History lovers for a presentation on the Shay’s Rebellion to be given by historian and author Daniel Bullen this April 2nd at 1pm at the Caretaker's House located at 30 Caretakers Road, Hoosick Falls, NY 12090. With Honorable Rebellion, Bullen seeks to tell the story of this tumultuous post-revolutionary period from the … Continue reading Presentation on the Daniel Shay Rebellion

The 2022 Calendars are here!

It’s that time of year! Our 2022 calendars are ready!. Secure yours today at $15.00! These beautiful calendars showcase the history of our region with photos carefully chosen by Hoosick Township Historical Society Trustees and friends. They make a fantastic gift for anyone who loves history and Hoosick Falls. In the meantime, your membership and … Continue reading The 2022 Calendars are here!

Clothing of the Battle of Bennington

Featuring Guest Speaker Eric Schnitzer NPS Ranger & Military Historian Join us on the lawn! It’s a rare thing in history to have a battle which was impacted by the clothing worn by its participants. The 1777 Battle of Bennington is just one example of such an event. Join Saratoga National Historical Partk’s Eric Schnitzer … Continue reading Clothing of the Battle of Bennington

Celebrating Harris Hawthorne

Hoosick Township Historical Society Director, Joyce Brewer, stands with Hawthorne descendant Wayne DeSorb beside the newly installed historic marker celebrating the life of Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient Harris S. Hawthorne. This past weekend, the Hoosick Township Historical Society celebrated Armed Forces Day with the unveiling of a new historic marker celebrating Civil War … Continue reading Celebrating Harris Hawthorne