Ethie Moak

NEW SCOTLAND — The Anti-Rent Rebellion in New York State will be portrayed in song and stories by local musicians in period costumes.

The program will be held at Old Songs Community Center, 37 South Main Street in Voorheesville on Tuesday, June 2, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. 

NEW SCOTLAND — The Collar Laundry Union of Troy, organized in early 1864 by Kate Mullany, a 19-year-old Irish immigrant, was to become the nation’s first truly all-women labor union.

NEW SCOTLAND — The challenges of winter life on a Dutch farmstead in the 1600s will be explored in a program called “Chilly Winter’s Eve.”

The New Scotland Historical Association will host a program by Shelby Mattice on Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. at the Wyman Osterhout Community Center, just off of Route 85 in New Salem.

NEW SCOTLAND — The life and times of Solomon Northup will be re-enacted by Clifford Oliver Mealy at the New Scotland Historical Association program on Tuesday, Oct. 7, at 7:30 p.m.  The program is held at the Wyman Osterhout Community Center, just off of Route 85 in New Salem. 

NEW SCOTLAND — “Old Silver Leg,” about Pieter Stuyvesant in the New World, is a musical program to be presented on June 17 by “Ankie, Nanne & Tseard,” a group of three folksingers from Friesland in the Netherlands.

NEW SCOTLAND — Folklorist Paul Mercer will use music and words to tell the little known tale of the War of 1812 prisoners of war in England’s notorious Dartmoor Prison.

NEW SCOTLAND — Find out why the town of New Scotland is “hopping.”

“Hops in New York State: A Brief History of the New York State Hop Industry and Where We Stand Today” will be the program at the New Scotland Historical Association on Tuesday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. at the Wyman Osterhout Community Center in New Salem. 

NEW SCOTLAND — The New Scotland Historical Association will be presenting the program "Five Rivers, the History of a Special Place" on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. at the Wyman Osterhout Community Center off of Route 85, in New Salem. 

NEW SCOTLAND — The New Scotland Historical Association has republished the book, Voorheesville, New York: A Sketch of the Beginning of a Nineteenth-Century Railroad Town, written by the village of Voorheesville historian, Dennis Sullivan.   

NEW SCOTLAND — On Sunday, Nov. 3, from 2 to 4 p.m., the New Scotland Historical Association will be hosting the program, “Coping with Life’s Necessaries: The Down and Dirty Story of Life Without Plumbing,” at the Wyman Osterhout Community Center in New Salem.

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