PROGRAM SCHEDULE 2017 - 2018
September 15, 2017, Friday, 7 PM: World War I and Albany’s German Community. Historian, genealogist and gravestone conservator, Christopher White, will provide a vivid picture of the Great War’s devastating impact on the Capital District’s once vibrant German American community. Schodack Town Hall.
October 20, 2017, Friday, 7 PM: Castleton Post cards. Peter Keyoskey, Esquatak Board member and a native of Castleton will present selections from his nearly 100 post card collection of the village. Schodack Town Hall.
November 17, 2017, Friday, 7 PM: Dutch Life and Legacy. Sam Huntington will present an illustrated program on the “Life and Legacy of New Netherlands”. The focus will be on the period between the discovery of the Hudson River in 1609 and the English takeover in 1664, as well as the lingering influence of the Dutch culture in the Hudson Valley. Grace United Methodist Church in Nassau at 42 Church St. (Route 20).
February 16, 2018, Friday, 7 PM: Black History Month. Underground Railroad along the Hudson River. Paul and Mary Liz Stewart, co-founders of the Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital Region will discuss “safe houses” along the Hudson River. Schodack Town Hall.
March 16, 2018, Friday, 7 PM: The History of Old Time Radio. Ron Gabriele, former physical education teacher and athletic director at Columbia-Greene Community College, will share his interest in the Golden Age of Radio and its impact on American society. Bring in your favorite old radios for display. Grace United Methodist Church in Nassau at 42 Church St. (Route 20).
April 20, 2018, Friday 6 PM: Annual meeting and turkey dinner. Speaker to be announced. St Paul’s United Methodist Church, 1583 Carney Rd. off Maple Hill Road, Castleton. Sign up in the spring of 2018.
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