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February 13, 1919: Dusty Roads in Ballston Spa

Here’s a peek into what was happening in Ballston Spa 98 years ago thanks to the newspaper archive found at fultonhistory.com. In the “Of Local Interest” section, numerous parties, programs and theatrical shows were publicized. The addition of an electric coffee grinder to the equipment of the Hudson Store on Front Street created some buzz […]

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Invented in Saratoga County

Visit our latest exhibit, Invented in Saratoga County! Discover the stories of local individuals who sought to improve or streamline manufacturing, transportation, warfare, firefighting, entertainment and everyday life. This is a great opportunity for kids to explore as well, since we have an invention station with all sorts of fun activities and items for creating […]

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Happy New Year & January Update

  “Wishing You A Sunny New Year” from all of us at Brookside! We will be closed to the public for the next month, reopening on Tuesday, February 1st at 10 am. If you need to contact us, we recommend sending an email to info@brooksidemuseum.org Link to New Year’s Postcard on SCHS Online Collections Database.

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Fall Programs at Brookside

  LONG ROOM LECTURE: HAWKWOOD: DIGGING UP THE PAST Thursday, November 3 7:00 pm Town of Ballston Historian Rick Reynolds will discuss the recent archeology excavations and research surrounding the Hawkwood Mansion site and nature preserve project in the Town of Ballston. Pre-registration is not required. The program is free, but donations are gratefully accepted. […]

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