Historical Society offers Schenectady tours
Walking tours of Schenectady with historic city themes will be offered in June and July, courtesy of Schenectady County Historical Society. All tours are $8 per person.
Walking tours are approximately one hour long, and begin and end at the Schenectady County Historical Society, 32 Washington Ave, Schenectady.
For information, or to register for a walking tour, visit http://schenectadyhistorical.org/walking-tours/.
June 3, 10 a.m., Black Heritage in Schenectady: A Walking Tour. Meet at Schenectady County Historical Society, 32 Washington Ave., Schenectady. Uncover the part African Americans played in shaping the landscape and culture of the Stockade neighborhood, which has been a hub of diversity since the founding of Schenectady.
June 8, 6:30 p.m., Scandalous Schenectady. Meet at Schenectady County Historical Society. From bootleggers to brothels, the Stockade is no stranger to scandal. Join SCHS for a walking tour of the city’s sordid moments and stay late for a drink special at the reputed Stockade Inn.
June 24, 10 a.m., Colonial Schenectady. Meet at Schenectady County Historical Society. Explore the Stockade’s fascinating colonial history, culture, and architecture regarding the founding of the colony up through the American Revolution.
July 13, 6 p.m., Jewish Schenectady. Meet at Schenectady County Historical Society. Explore the city’s Jewish heritage, learn about notable Jewish community members and the history of local Jewish congregations.
Gloria MazurePost Author
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