Bathers on the Beach, Saratoga Lake 13th Annual Jailhouse Rock 5k Exhibiting April-September: Ancestors Lost and Found New Volunteer Opportunities!
 
Bathers on the Beach, Saratoga Lake circa 1910

Bathers on the Beach, Saratoga Lake

  Enjoying a sunny summer day at Brown’s Beach in Stillwater today, it is almost possible to imagine oneself in this 100-year old postcard.  Remove powerboats, jet skis, and parking lots, and add reams of fabric to your bathing suit, and you’re there!

“Tuesday Talks” announced for August and September

Join us for our new interactive Tuesday Talks. Explore the fascinating history of Saratoga County through the discovery and examination of archived textiles, materials and photographic equipment and prints.   Quilts, Coverlets, Samplers and Gowns: Treasures from the Brookside Collection Tuesday, August 18 at 4 PM Discover Brookside’s fascinating textile collection as you explore one-of-a-kind items […]

13th Annual Jailhouse Rock 5k – Time to Register!

Join us on Saturday, August 15th for the 13th annual Jailhouse Rock 5k! Registration is open! Three easy ways to sign up: Print and send the hard copy registration 5k Registration Form_July sign up online at Active.com sign up online at RunSignUp.com Not a runner? Opportunities are still available to join our current sponsors. Please see the 5k Sponsorship […]

Exhibiting April-September: Ancestors Lost and Found

Ancestors Lost and Found is now on view in our New Gallery. This exhibit features stories of historical families from Saratoga County. This very personal exhibition tells the stories of five families and how they came to live in Saratoga County.  The stories unfold using the unique tools of genealogy research.  Census records, pension files, diaries, maps […]

New Volunteer Opportunities!

Brookside Ambassadors Brookside is looking for a few friendly volunteers to staff our new front desk! Brookside Ambassadors are the public face of the museum.  They will greet visitors, handle museum store sales, assist with clerical tasks and help keep the public areas of the museum tidy.  Interested volunteers would need to be able to commit to […]

It’s that time of year- planning for school programs!

26 August 2015

It’s getting to be that time of year!  Teachers are planning lessons, classroom visitors and field trips.  If you are a teacher or administrator, consider exploring our assorted educational programs.  We love to welcome students to programs here at the museum and we are also happy to travel to your classroom. Native New York   (Best […]

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Race Results!

20 August 2015

Race Results! Overall Race Results By Age Groups  Many thanks to all of our runners, volunteers, staff and sponsors!

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Bathers on the Beach, Saratoga Lake circa 1910

Bathers on the Beach, Saratoga Lake

14 August 2015

  Enjoying a sunny summer day at Brown’s Beach in Stillwater today, it is almost possible to imagine oneself in this 100-year old postcard.  Remove powerboats, jet skis, and parking lots, and add reams of fabric to your bathing suit, and you’re there!

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“Tuesday Talks” announced for August and September

13 August 2015

Join us for our new interactive Tuesday Talks. Explore the fascinating history of Saratoga County through the discovery and examination of archived textiles, materials and photographic equipment and prints.   Quilts, Coverlets, Samplers and Gowns: Treasures from the Brookside Collection Tuesday, August 18 at 4 PM Discover Brookside’s fascinating textile collection as you explore one-of-a-kind items […]

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13th Annual Jailhouse Rock 5k – Time to Register!

09 July 2015

Join us on Saturday, August 15th for the 13th annual Jailhouse Rock 5k! Registration is open! Three easy ways to sign up: Print and send the hard copy registration 5k Registration Form_July sign up online at Active.com sign up online at RunSignUp.com Not a runner? Opportunities are still available to join our current sponsors. Please see the 5k Sponsorship […]

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Exhibiting April-September: Ancestors Lost and Found

08 April 2015

Ancestors Lost and Found is now on view in our New Gallery. This exhibit features stories of historical families from Saratoga County. This very personal exhibition tells the stories of five families and how they came to live in Saratoga County.  The stories unfold using the unique tools of genealogy research.  Census records, pension files, diaries, maps […]

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New Volunteer Opportunities!

25 February 2015

Brookside Ambassadors Brookside is looking for a few friendly volunteers to staff our new front desk! Brookside Ambassadors are the public face of the museum.  They will greet visitors, handle museum store sales, assist with clerical tasks and help keep the public areas of the museum tidy.  Interested volunteers would need to be able to commit to […]

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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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