“We were blessed not knowing what we didn’t know,” recalled Sasha Gillman, now in her ninth decade.
Saugerties | History
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.
For those who were around during the fight, the mural makes perfect sense. But for younger people, some explanation is needed.
The museum recently received a grant to fund a World War 1 display. It also received some criticism for displaying a Nazi flag.
The May 19 house tour is the town’s most ambitious yet, with 68 stone houses.