Path Through History Historical society and garden club host open house

GUILDERLAND CENTER — The public is invited to attend an open house on Saturday, June 18, when Guilderland's 1802 Mynderse-Frederick House at 451 Route 146 in Guilderland Center will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. The free event is jointly sponsored by the Guilderland Historical Society and the Guilderland Garden Club.

    This is an opportunity for an informative tour of the historic house, originally built as a tavern 214 years ago, given by a member of the historical society. Also on display will be then-and-now photographs of various parts of town.

    Garden club members will be on hand to discuss the beautiful award-winning garden they have created on the Mynderse-Frederick House grounds and will have some flower arrangements in the house.

    For more information call (518) 861-8582. The open house is one feature of an area-wide Path Through History Weekend organized by the Albany County Historical Association collaborative of Albany County's local historical societies.

Editor’s note: Mary Ellen Johnson is  the vice president of the Guilderland Historical Society.

More Out & About

  • The Underground Railroad Education Center’s annual July 4th Oration, commemorating Frederick Douglass’s address “What to the Slave is Your Fourth of July?” will be presented virtually for the first time this year.

  • NEW SCOTLAND — The Presbyterian Church in New Scotland will hold its annual Summer Barbecue on Thursday, July 9, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the church’s parking lot, at 2010 New Scotland Road in Slingerlands.

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