Sid Brown’s Photographic Journey

Featured will be a multitude of photographs taken by noted area photojournalist Sid Brown. This is the third Open Air exhibit the Historical Society has hosted this season. WHAT: Sid Brown’s Photographic Journey WHEN: Sunday, September 20, 2020 (Rain date: September 27) TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. WHERE: Louis Miller Museum, 166 Main Street, … Continue reading Sid Brown’s Photographic Journey

Raise a glass to rosen rye and Walter A. Wood

Nothing is more exciting than getting a call asking if we would like to see Walter A. Wood equipment in use. In mid-July that's just what happened. Gary Fuess, a 1961 graduate of Delaware Valley University, called to tell me the university was hosting an “Historic Harvesting” event on July 16th. Focus of the event … Continue reading Raise a glass to rosen rye and Walter A. Wood

Town of Hoosick becomes a “Purple Heart Community”

The Purple Heart, the oldest and most prestigious military award was started by General George Washington in 1782. At that time, it was called the Badge of Military Merit. On February 22, 1932 General George MacArthur revived the Purple Heart on the bicentennial of Washington’s birthday.  Currently, the Purple Heart, per regulation is awarded in … Continue reading Town of Hoosick becomes a “Purple Heart Community”

BEYOND THE NAMES

By Emma Hall My knowledge and interest in Hoosick’s fallen soldiers began in 2017 with the Town of Hoosick Tribute Flag Program, when I picked up a flyer at my church and knew immediately I had to get involved. Young Private Robert Kent Gardner, who died at age 17 during World War One, was the … Continue reading BEYOND THE NAMES

Story of the Liberty flag

Liberty Memorial Park is a culmination of many years of hard work. The flag Liberty started her journey flying over the Tomb of the Unknown at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington DC in 2013. From there Liberty flew over every grave site of each Town of Hoosick soldier who died in service to our country. This was a huge undertaking … Continue reading Story of the Liberty flag

A Little Living Room

By Samantha Graves In 2011, the United States Post Office was forced to close several offices across the country in an effort toward solvency. North Hoosick was one of the offices on that list, but the community rallied and the office, the third smallest in the United States, was spared and remains open six days … Continue reading A Little Living Room