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.

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.

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