We now have Wedding and Anniversary Announcements from 1890-2006, categorized by the bride's maiden name followed by the groom's name available. Each book has it's own alphabetized list for the announcements we have. If you would like a copy of any, please send an email request or call and we can send you a copy. … Continue reading Wedding and Anniversary Announcement List
Featuring Barry Hyman and Jared Carrozza Vocals, Guitar, Bass and more! Bring a chair and your own refreshments for a casual evening under the stars on the lawn of the Louis Miller Museum. Donations accepted for the musicians. Rain date of September 11th
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
While you're at the museum this Thursday for our first Open Air Art Show on the lawn, be sure to purchase your ticket to win the beautiful "Flowers in the Attic Window" quilt by local artist Diane Ahrberg. Print your ticket(s) in advance and drop it/them off this weekend or any time before the drawing … Continue reading It’s Raffle Time!
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
Gilbert Wright, a lifelong member of the Hoosick Township Historical Society passed away on February 21, 2021 at the age of 92. Gilbert served as the Town of Hoosick Historian, as a HTHS board member, colleague in education, and a wonderful friend. His knowledge of the history of our community is preserved in the many … Continue reading Thank you Gilbert Wright
Visit our Events page and find a timeline compiled by former town historian Gilbert E. Wright.
Col. John Peters Autobiography used in his application for relief to the British government. June 5th, 1786, Pimlico, London, England SIR, I do not mean to take any pride from family, as you will conceive, nor to boast. of my exploits, but to relate my story in simplicity. I was born in Hebron, in Connecticut, … Continue reading The Loyalist Perspective
By Jason Dzembo Nestled back on a grassy hill, just off the intersection of Hill Road and State Route 7, sits an unassuming green building. This building, the Grange Hall, is also the current home of Van Rensselaer-Star No. 400, F. & A.M., a stalwart Lodge of Freemasons, working to improve themselves and the communities in which … Continue reading Freemasons in Hoosick
By James F. Mooney Chief of Police, Hoosick Falls, New York, as Told to John S. Thorp Rick Brownell as Police Chief Mooney at Murder in the Valley of the Owl (October 24, 2020). The ghost of Hoosick Falls rose from its grave that stormy, windy night in April . The ghost occupied the old … Continue reading The Skeleton That Came to Life