You can glean a lot from a walk through a cemetery: Family names, birth and death dates, and how individuals are related. Be sure to visit our ever-expanding online records which include cemetery records for currently maintained graveyards as well as family plots and even those sites that have been relocated. Go to our Places … Continue reading Places everyone!
Meet the artist in person and see the many wonderful works of Barbara Gifford depicting local homes and scenes from Groveside and West Hoosick!
Interested in your family history or the story of your old house in Hoosick Falls? Check out our online archives where you'll find searchable directories, yearbooks, and historic photos. We will continue to add more as they become available. Please feel free to comment below and share your old-house story or your family's connection to … Continue reading Online Archives
Who was the real Natty Bumppo? For more than 100 years, historians in both Hoosick Falls and Cooperstown have attempted to demonstrate they are home to the man who was the inspiration for a number of characters in James Fenimore Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales. Was it David Shipman of Fly Creek, NY or Nathaniel Shipman of … Continue reading WAMC tackles the question: Who was the real Natty Bumppo?
Thank you to everyone who stopped out at Liberty Park to pay their respect this Memorial Day weekend. If you weren't able to make it or are interested in hearing interviews from local veterans, we are continuing to post videos on our YouTube channel. If you visit the channel and would like to receive updates when … Continue reading Keeping Our Stories Alive
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