- May 12: The Annual Meeting of the Sand Lake Historical society will be held at the home of Ron and Barbara Neu-Berti at 42 Schumann Rd. in Sand Lake. The meeting begins at 6:00 p.m. with a pot luck dinner; members are asked to bring an entrée, casserole, salad or vegetable dish to share, along with nonperishable food items for Doors of Hope. Trustees are asked to bring dessert items.
We are pleased that Kathy Sheehan from the Rensselaer County Historical Society will be our guest speaker. Her topic will be Murder And Mayhem in
- June 9: Dr. Janny Venema, Author and Researcher of the New Netherland Research Center, will present Kiliaen van Rensselaer, Beverwijck and the New Netherland Research Center. Her talk will include information from her books, Kiliaen Van Rensselaer (1586-1643): Designing a New World and Beverwijck: A Dutch Village on the American Frontier, 1652-1664. She will also cover charity in Beverwijck and the work they are doing at the New Netherland Institute in Albany. The period covered will not go beyond 1664. (Rescheduled from February 2015)