These events and items of interest are scheduled for the public in the Old Saratoga region (Schuylerville, Saratoga, Victory and nearby) for the month of April. All events are open to the public and wheelchair accessible. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org, follow them on twitter @OldSaraHappenin, on facebook Old Saratoga Happenings or on the web.
Old Saratoga Happenings is a collation to promote cultural and heritage programs in the Old Saratoga region. The collation includes Hudson Crossing Park, Old Saratoga Historical Association, Saratoga National Historical Park, Schuylerville Area Chamber of Commerce, Schuylerville Public Library and the Town of Saratoga and Village of Victory Historian’s Office.
Photo Scanning Session on Tuesday, April 4 from 9:30 am to 10:30 am at the Saratoga Town Hall at 12 Spring Street in Schuylerville. Get your old photos of the Schuylerville area scanned, archived with the town, and receive a photo CD.
CANCELLED: Burgoyne’s Gold – You Solve the Mystery! on Saturday, Apr. 9 at 7 pm at the Saratoga Town Hall, Schuylerville. Someone has been murdered in Old Saratoga! Can you decipher the clues and solve the mystery? Costs: $17.77 per person to benefit Friends of Saratoga Battlefield. Reservations required by contacting megan_stevens@nps,gov or calling 518.664.9821 ext 219
Celebrate Earth Week! Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rethink and Recreate! with Saratoga National Historical Park and Hudson Crossing Park Friday, April 15 through Saturday, April 23. Various events at Saratoga NHP Battlefield, Stillwater and Hudson Crossing Park, Route 4, Lock 5 Island, North of Schuylerville. For more information
The Heritage Hunters of Saratoga County has their meeting on Saratoga County Genealogy: What Genealogists Can Learn From Funeral Home Directors on Saturday, April 16 starts at 1 pm. at the Saratoga Town Hall. The meeting features Mark Phillips, director of Burke Funeral Home, Saratoga Springs. Phillips will talk about Victorian funeral customs and what genealogists can learn from funeral home directors.
The Genealogy Group meets on Tuesday, April 19 at 10 am in the Schuylerville Public Library
Archive Scanning Working Session is planned for Thursday, April 28 at 4:30 pm at Saratoga Town Hall. Volunteers are needed to help the Historian’s Office to continue scanning documents and photos in the historical archive.
Farming Reminiscences is the topic of the Old Saratoga Historical Association meeting on Thursday, April 28 at 7:30 pm at the Saratoga Town Hall. Come and share your memories of growing up or working on a farm.