December Brookside Sept-Nov Exhibit: Storied Playthings Jailhouse Rock 5k Results! Brookside in Path Through History
 

December & February-March Exhibit – Through the Lens of Time

Through the Lens of Time, Brookside’s new exhibit, features favorites from the extensive collection and highlights late 19th and early 20th century photography. Transportation, people, architecture and even oddities are included, giving the viewer a glimpse of fascinating scenes from the region’s history.  These photographs are mounted on canvas, and will be for sale on a first […]

Brookside’s Artisan’s Market Now Open!

The Artisan’s Market is now open!  The Artisan’s Market will be open through December 23rd, and feature handmade pens, wooden cutting boards and decorative items, gourmet foods, jewelry, photography, books, aprons and other excellent gifts, just in time for the holiday season. Our hours will also be slightly extending to accommodate your shopping needs: Monday – […]

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!

December & February-March Exhibit – Through the Lens of Time

12 December 2014

Through the Lens of Time, Brookside’s new exhibit, features favorites from the extensive collection and highlights late 19th and early 20th century photography. Transportation, people, architecture and even oddities are included, giving the viewer a glimpse of fascinating scenes from the region’s history.  These photographs are mounted on canvas, and will be for sale on a first […]

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Brookside’s Artisan’s Market Now Open!

19 November 2014

The Artisan’s Market is now open!  The Artisan’s Market will be open through December 23rd, and feature handmade pens, wooden cutting boards and decorative items, gourmet foods, jewelry, photography, books, aprons and other excellent gifts, just in time for the holiday season. Our hours will also be slightly extending to accommodate your shopping needs: Monday – […]

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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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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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