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Thu 21 Sep
Lecture: Schuyler's Canal Revolution
Thursday, September 21, 2017 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM
Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site
(518) 434-0834

Phil Lord, a former curator at the New York State Museum, will trace the evolution of canals and navigation experiments fostered by Schuyler's initiative, first begun in 1792 with the formation of the Western Inland Lock Navigation Company. This company led to New York State's original Canal Age, which was decades before the first shovel of earth was turned for the more famous Erie Canal. Light refreshments.

Sat 06 Jan
Salutations of the Season
Saturday, January 6, 2018 04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site
(518) 434-0834

An evening of merriment for everyone! Special Twelfth Night festivities will highlight the holiday season as it may have been celebrated by the Schuyler family in the 18th century. Come and revel in the holiday traditions of Albany's past with live music, bonfires, traditional fare and wassail toasts! Then cross the river where the celebration continues at Crailo!

Combo Admission: $7.00 Adults / $6.00 Seniors & Students / $2.00 Children (12 and under) / $5.00 Friends Members

Single -Site Admission: $6.00 Adults / $5.00 Seniors & Students / $1.00 Children (12 and under) / $4.00 Friends Members

Snow date: Sun., Jan 7th, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.