An item in the basement of the Herman Melville House: what is it?
MOONLIGHT ON DIAMOND ROCK.* — BY WILLIAM ROSS WALLACE. — In such a glorious night as this, did COLE, The bard of colors, on this glittering rock Talk with the scenes around, below, above, And for his canvas play the… Continue Reading →
Lansingburgh Historical Society Trustee Michael Barrett recently gave a lecture on Troy’s Tiffany Windows at the Van Schaick Island Country Club for LHS members and friends. While Troy has Tiffany windows in the public library and in multiple churches, the… Continue Reading →
Where Troy’s Chief Industries Lie. A facetious but clever correspondent, desiring to show that Lansingburgh owns the majority of Troy’s industries, sends the following account of a school examination in the ‘Burg: Teacher—First female class in geographical location please take… Continue Reading →
The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria on July 28, 1914 was the casus belli for World War I. The United States joined in 1917: “Joint Address to Congress Leading to a Declaration of War Against Germany (1917)” https://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash=false&doc=61… Continue Reading →
GRAND CONCERT. MR. SHAW Respectfully announces to the inhabitants of Lansingburgh and vicinity, that in compliance with the wishes of many of his friends, he will give a concert of Vocal Music, at the Phoenix Hotel, on Thursday evening next,… Continue Reading →