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Upcoming Meetings and Events

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  • Saturday, September 20: Join us on an outing to the historic Knickerbocker Mansion in Schaghticoke, Rensselaer County. The Mansion, constructed by Johannes Knickerbacker III circa 1780, has been almost completely restored from a semi-ruin to its former grandeur by the Knickerbocker Historical Society. We will be attending the Society’s annual Harvest Festival, which includes a Hudson River Ramble Devil's Chimney Walk at 10:00 a.m., Historic Presentations at 11:00 a.m.; 1:00 & 3:00 p.m., and a Chicken & Biscuit Dinner ($10.00), served from 12:00 noon-4:00 p.m. Mansion and Cemetery tours, bake sale, Charlotte's Shop, snack bar and harvest produce will be available throughout the day. We will meet at Sand Lake Town Hall, 8428 NY Route 66, at 8:45 a.m. to car pool to the Mansion. Please email Bonnie Hellum if you plan to attend.
  • October 14: Working at Faith Mills  (seeking former employees). This will be a sharing of any former employees still living in the area. Contact Bob Loesch if you are able to speak.
  • November 11: Carl Markussen will talk about the history of the Methodist Church in West Sand Lake along with related topics.
  • December 9: Kathy Sheehan, ‘Twas the Night before Christmas” (more information to follow)
Sand Lake Town Hall

Except as indicated, meetings are at 7:30 p.m., at Sand Lake Town Hall, 8428 NY 66, Sand Lake, New York 12153. Map / Directions

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