Tag Archives: Washington County Historical Society

Discussion on historic Washington County barns

The Washington County Historical Society (WCHS) will host an event later this month in Cambridge focusing on the region’s historic timber-frame barns This program, which will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, at 190 Brownell Road in Cambridge, will include talks on various aspects of timber-frame construction, barn repair, and […]

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Town Board supports bid to save Quaker Meeting House

The Granville town board has agreed to send a letter to Tom Burke requesting he donate the Quaker meeting house on Quaker Street to the town. Burke, who owns or operates at least 35 Dunkin’ Donuts, purchased the plot of land that houses three buildings several months ago. “We’re here tonight to try and beat […]

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Local efforts to save historic structure

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By Jaime Thomas As mixed messages surface about the immediate future of the Quaker meeting house slated for demolition, efforts continue to preserve the very history that gave Quaker Street its name. “I have no plans at the current time,” said Tom Burke, owner of the plot that houses the schoolhouse, the former veterinarian office […]

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Community Calendar 11/24/11

  Thursday November 24   Holiday Tea CAMBRIDGE Reservations are requested by Thursday, Nov. 24, for the Washington County Historical Society’s Second Annual Victorian Holiday Tea on Sunday, Dec. 4, at the Rice Mansion in Cambridge. Seating will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. and 3 to 4:30 p.m. Theme attire is optional but welcome […]

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Marvin A. Brooks, 81

Marvin A. Brooks, 81, of Neddo Street passed away on Friday, Nov., 19, 2010, at Glens Falls Hospital, surrounded by his family and friends. Born on Sept. 11, 1929, in Whitehall, he was the son of the late John H. and Alice (Hale) Brooks. Marvin was a graduate of Whitehall High School.  He joined the […]

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Helen Vera (Campbell) Cardwell, 80

   Helen Vera (Campbell) Cardwell, 80, passed away on Saturday morning, May 3, 2008 at her home on Getty Lane in Hebron. She was born on February 3, 1928, in Berea, Ohio, the daughter of Albert Alexis Campbell and Blanche Hannah (Parsons) Campbell.   Helen was predeceased by her parents, late of Greenwich, N.Y., and […]

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Scottie’s closing doors ‘for good’


By Christina Scanlon There was no sign on the locked doors Tuesday morning, but everyone in town was already spreading […]

Facebook probe concludes – in private

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By Dan King The investigation into the alleged hacking of Whitehall School District clerk Martha Bascue’s Facebook page is now […]

Bridge-walkers beware

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By Dan King We might all be criminals without even knowing it. If you’ve ever strode across the Saunders Street […]

Trailers released for Whitehall-based documentary

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By Dan King Bigfoot is coming to the big screen. A documentary filmmaker, who is aiming to tell the stories […]

Superintendent introduces policy book

By Dan King Interim school superintendent Bill Scott has given the Whitehall Board of Education an eight-part policy book that […]

Edward’s Market celebrates one year anniversary


By Christina Scanlon It was chilly out Monday morning, as some gathered at the front door of Edwards Market, waiting […]

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