The Saugerties Historic Preservation Commission budget for the coming year is zero, down from $15,000 last year.
Saugerties | History
My family had a soft spot for trains. It started in Ulster County.
The new statue is the work of Vinnie Bagwell, a self-described “untutored artist” previously known for her depictions of luminaries as Ella Fitzgerald, Frederick Douglass and Marvin Gaye. She also sculpts anonymous and allegorical figures, such as those she has created for the Enslaved Africans Rain Garden in her native Yonkers.
“We were blessed not knowing what we didn’t know,” recalled Sasha Gillman, now in her ninth decade.
The Friends of Historic Saugerties has cancelled its history talks that were planned for May and June. The group does
The historically significant Snyder Farm, located on Rt. 212, includes the family’s stone house built in the 1800s, a farm house across the road, one of the few remaining barns built in the Dutch manner, and of course its sledding hill used by generations of Saugerties youngsters each winter.
Woodstock Museum will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Woodstock ‘94 Saugerties on Wednesday, Aug. 7 from 7-10 p.m. at the Senior Center, 207 Market St. There will be slide and video projections, refreshments, and live acoustic music and memories with Paul Luke Band.
The starting salary was around $5000 annually. Sound paltry? The officers also had to buy their own guns, gun belts and handcuffs.
Costello hopes to highlight the brick-making past of Saugerties, which is beginning to fade as surviving employees of local brickyards pass away and local enthusiasts dwindle, with a permanent educational display at Bristol Beach, an in-process recreational hiking area that was the site of the Staples Brickyard at the turn of the century.
Everyone is invited to share in the celebration on Sunday Oct. 21 at 3 p.m. at the church on Stay Rd. There will be a service of remembrance and memories followed by refreshments. This is an opportunity to come and share your memories of the church or stories your parents and grandparents told.