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Schaghticoke in 1840 – by Chris Kelly

Last week I began a portrait of our town as of 1840. I hope this will help my readers understand what it would have been like to live here at…

Schaghticoke in 1840 – by C. Kelly

I have been writing the history of Schaghticoke in the “Express” since September 2010, mostly chronologically.  With some detours, I have reached about 1840. At that point, we can see…

Through the Hoosac Tunnel – by Chris Kelly

Last week I described a trip my husband and I took by train from Albany to East Deerfield, Massachusetts in the fall. The trip was unique as it was the…

Hoosac Tunnel & RR – by C. Kelly

   This fall my husband and I had a wonderful train trip through the town of Schaghticoke. Every year Amtrak runs a fall excursion train one weekend. Train buffs from…

Rudy Helmo: Expressionist Artist – by C. Kelly

Due to my travels and circumstances beyond my control, I am very late recommending that you see a very interesting exhibit of paintings at the Rensselaer County Historical Society, 57…

July 4th 1915 – by Chris Kelly

As we celebrate summer, and the 4th of July, I thought it would be fun to find out how our ancestors celebrated the holiday 100 years ago. As you might…

A Month in the South – by C. Kelly Schaghticoke Town Historian

  I hope some of my readers have noticed there have been no columns about Schaghticoke history for the past month.  My husband and I spent a month in Georgia…

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