Photos: History very much alive

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Perfect for Lilliput: Dennis Fancher of Westerlo places hay into his model of a stationary baler.

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Tin man: Bill Valosin of Stillwater demonstrates tinsmithing during Clarksville Heritage Day on Saturday.

Clarksville, a hamlet in New Scotland, celebrates its history each year on Heritage Day. The tradition started with Plum Fest, because New Scotland is plumb in the center of Albany County, when each of the hamlets in town was feted.

More New Scotland News

  • David and Anita Sperbeck, who live near the state’s Department of Transportation facility in Voorheesville, were awakened in the early hours of Friday morning and took video of the three trucks that were burning at the facility, at the intersection of routes 156 and 85A near the village’s roundabout.
  • After over a year of meetings and multiple redesigns, a development off of Route 85A was given conditional approval by the New Scotland Planning Board to move forward. Also at the meeting, the board asked, “What constitutes a flashing sign?”

  • Razor-thin margins in the New Scotland Conservative primary has the race too close to call.