October 14, 2018 Cemetery historian and author of “These Sacred Grounds,” Kelly Grimaldi, presented “Walk Through History,” an interesting program featuring early graveyards including St. Agnes and Albany Rural cemeteries and the meanings of the designs on early stones.
February 3, 2019 Cliff Brown, political science professor, talked about his collaborative writing of “Twelve Years a Slave,” the saga of a free black man from Saratoga Springs, New York.
April 14, 2019 Jim Cochran presented “Military Ballooning in the Civil War.” Starting with an interesting flight in Albany in 1833 and continuing to the balloon reconnaissance during the Peninsula Campaign of 1862-1863.
November 18, 2018 Kay Olan of the Mohawk Nation, Wolf Clan presented stories and of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois).
March 17, 2019 in commemoration of Women’s History Month, Deana Mallory, Director or Public Programs for the Bennington Museum gave an illustrated talk on Anna Mary Robertson, more famously know as Grandma Moses.
May 19, 2019 Tom Lindsay and Michael Eck, explored our history through music and songs such as the Montaukers, the Battle of Saratoga, and the Erie Canal.