Thursday, August 15, 2013

Hudson Mohawk Industrial Gateway - 2013 Tour Schedule

The following is from the Troy Irish Genealogy website.

he Hudson Mohawk Industrial Gateway Tour schedule has been announced for 2013. Complete descriptions for all the events/tours can be found on the Troy Irish Genealogy Website:   A Reservation Form for the tours is also provided on the TIGS website.

Click on RESOURCES and then HUDSON MOHAWK INDUSTRIAL GATEWAY TOURS 2013. The Gateway's tours are designed to help educate the public about the rich and significant industrial heritage of the Hudson-Mohawk region, the Silicon Valley of the nineteenth century.

See the TIGS website for a description of the following events/tours:

August 17-18 - Civil War Heritage Days at Schuyler Flatts.

September 4 - Extreme Molding, LLC

September 13-15 - Saratoga Springs Civil War Encampment.

September 17 - The New Press at the Times Union.

September 21 - Troy's Tiffany Treasures.

September 25 - Chapman Stained Glass Studios.

September 29 - Watervliet Arsenal Museum Machine Shop.

October 12 - The Brown's Brewery Tour.

November 11 - Origins of the Modern Horseshoe.

It should be noted that the Troy's Tiffany Treasures tour is the most popular of the tours and always sells out early. Of interest also, is that three of the Tiffany tour locations are described in the Church Memorial and Family Name data base section on the TIGS website under PROJECTS. They are the Julia Howard Bush Memorial Center (formerly the First Presbyterian Church) on the campus of the Russell Sage College, St. John's Episcopal Church and St. Paul's Episcopal Church.


Bill McGrath
Clifton Park, NY

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