Dining to Donate on November 12! Sept-Nov Exhibit: Storied Playthings Jailhouse Rock 5k Results! Brookside in Path Through History Brookside Now on Instagram with Our Own Hashtag!
 

Dining to Donate on November 12!

Join us at the Malta Recovery Sports Grill on November 12 to eat out AND support brookside! Simply print out the coupons below, and give them to your server between 5 and 9pm.  We hope to see you there! Dining to Donate Slip sheet SCHS 3

Sept-Nov Exhibit: Storied Playthings

Join us for an artist’s reception of Storied Playthings on Friday, November 7th at 5pm. This exhibit will now go through the end of November! We will be exhibiting work by local artist Jennifer Maher, who is most well known for painting toys, dolls, and other cherished childhood objects – some of which are in our collection! Though Jennifer has had a […]

Jailhouse Rock 5k Results!

Hi runners, family, and friends - Below are the results! There are two lists – one of the overall and age group winners, and the other of all results. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. An album of photographs will be available on our 5k Facebook later today or tomorrow! Jailhouse […]

Brookside in Path Through History

Brookside is now on the Path Through History’s map! We are glad to be a part of this state-wide initiative to raise awareness and bring together important historical museums and sites. Check out our cool new sign!

Brookside Now on Instagram with Our Own Hashtag!

We bring some exciting news for you smartphone users – Brookside Museum is now on Instagram! Though our posts will be connected to Facebook and Twitter, you can still look at our image updates online if you do not have a smart phone OR accounts with those sites! Check it out here: http://instagram.com/brooksidemuseum Use the hashtag […]

Dining to Donate on November 12!

30 October 2014

Join us at the Malta Recovery Sports Grill on November 12 to eat out AND support brookside! Simply print out the coupons below, and give them to your server between 5 and 9pm.  We hope to see you there! Dining to Donate Slip sheet SCHS 3

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Sept-Nov Exhibit: Storied Playthings

20 August 2014

Join us for an artist’s reception of Storied Playthings on Friday, November 7th at 5pm. This exhibit will now go through the end of November! We will be exhibiting work by local artist Jennifer Maher, who is most well known for painting toys, dolls, and other cherished childhood objects – some of which are in our collection! Though Jennifer has had a […]

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Jailhouse Rock 5k Results!

18 August 2014

Hi runners, family, and friends - Below are the results! There are two lists – one of the overall and age group winners, and the other of all results. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. An album of photographs will be available on our 5k Facebook later today or tomorrow! Jailhouse […]

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Brookside in Path Through History

21 May 2014

Brookside is now on the Path Through History’s map! We are glad to be a part of this state-wide initiative to raise awareness and bring together important historical museums and sites. Check out our cool new sign!

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Looking Good!

21 April 2014

Thanks to a private donor and the Ballston Spa Lions Club, Brookside has a new fence in the front yard! The previous fence had fallen into dis-repair and badly needed to be replaced, so a private donor purchased the fence materials and about twenty Lions installed it on Saturday, April 19. In addition to the […]

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Little Sleep for BSHS Seniors in 1916

02 April 2014

Below is a portrait of Ballston Spa High School seniors in front of Mt. Vernon, Virginia, April 6, 1926 from the Saratoga County Historical Society collection. A portion of article that appeared in the Ballston Journal on April 5, 1926: “Students At Washington” “The Washington excursionists left Ballston Spa at 4:25pm, April 2nd. We arrived […]

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Brookside Now on Instagram with Our Own Hashtag!

14 March 2014

We bring some exciting news for you smartphone users – Brookside Museum is now on Instagram! Though our posts will be connected to Facebook and Twitter, you can still look at our image updates online if you do not have a smart phone OR accounts with those sites! Check it out here: http://instagram.com/brooksidemuseum Use the hashtag […]

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The Importance of Local History and Community Resources

06 March 2014

Our society is constantly changing. Christa’s letter below is an invaluable demonstration of why local history and community resources remain important, no matter how fast the world moves forward. Here at Brookside, we work hard to remain relevant and current while continuing to help those who believe in remembering our history. Four or Five years […]

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Thank you…

31 December 2013

Here’s to all the wonders the New Year brings, and especially to the inspiration that comes with having a chance to start over. On behalf of Brookside’s staff and Board, have a happy, happy New Year!

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Historic Photographs in the Gift Shop!

11 December 2013

Historic photographs make a great gift!

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