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NEW SCOTLAND — The Anti-Rent Rebellion in New York State will be portrayed in song and stories by local musicians in period costumes.

The program will be held at Old Songs Community Center, 37 South Main Street in Voorheesville on Tuesday, June 2, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. 

GUILDERLAND CENTER — At the May 21 meeting of the Guilderland Historical Society, Dr. Galen B.

RENSSELAERVILLE — The Preservation League of New York State has given the Daniel Conkling House in Rensselaerville an award for Excellence in Historic Preservation.

The league's statewide awards program honors notable achievements in retaining, promoting, and reusing New York State's irreplaceable architectural heritage.

Vehicle Law Signed.

CLARKSVILLE — The pictorial history of Clarksville will be presented by Town of New Scotland Historian Robert Parmenter on Wednesday, May 6, at 7 p.m. at the Clarksville Community Church.

In dealing with the Schoolhouse Mansion restoration, this historian has learned many new things about that subject and new words concerning it.

Baseball's relaxed pace of play may be adding to its uniqueness in such a fast-paced world.

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The Helderberg Kiwanis restored the Knox-New Scotland school district schoolhouse on the Emma Thacher Nature Center grounds.  Daniel Driscoll will talk about the restoration, interviews with former students, and the records of school board meetings from 1824 to 1905.

NEW SCOTLAND —  “Victory Turned Into Mourning” — a farewell to Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant at the New York State Capitol — will be the program presented by Stuart Lehman at the New Scotland Historical Association to Tuesday, April 7.

In 1852, the United States Senate published the findings of Captain Howard Stansbury’s 1849-1850 expedition to the Great Salt Lake.

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