Join Rensselaer County & Troy City Historian Kathy Sheehan for this illustrated lecture on the Wild Women of Rensselaer County. Suffrage, anti-suffrage, education, labor and temperance are but a few of the historic subjects associated with famous women like Emma Willard and not so famous women like Julia Blanche Stover Clum and Evanetta Hare. These "wild women" made an impact on our county, state and nation and their legacy is still in evidence today.
Come join us for our Annual Meeting. It will be held at the Brunswick Community Center located at 18 Keyes Lane in Center Brunswick. A buffet luncheon will be served at 12 noon. $10 per person. Please arrive at 11:30. If you are interested in registering for the luncheon. Please contact email@example.com . The installation of new officers will follow the luncheon.
Our program speakers will be Paul and Mary Liz Stewart. They are the co-founders of Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital Region, Inc. They have been studying the Underground Railroad for the past 20 years and present it differently than most other people. Using a document based approach they explore the Underground Railroad story in our region focusing on the stories of key personalities and events.
We invite you to come and join us for our Veteran's Day program on Thursday, November 10 at 7PM at our headquarters at 605 Brunswick Rd. Corner of Moonlawn Rd. and Rte. 2.
Our Speaker will be John Kelly. He will be portraying a typical WWI Army soldier and will be discussing the training that infantrymen received before going into battle. He will also display and explain the part of the uniform and equipment.