Saturday, August 3, 2019 – Herman Melville Bicentennial Celebration – Open House 9AM to 1 PM at # 2 114th Street, followed at 2PM Stephen Collins portraying Herman Melville in the one-man play “Sailing Towards My Father.” It will be presented in the Gardner Earl Chapel in Oakwood Cemetery – a rare opportunity to see a play performed there. Admission is $ 15.00. Seating is limited please send your check to Lansingburgh Historical Society PO Box 219 Troy NY 12182. Otherwise, if seats are still available the day of the event, payment at the door. There will also be refreshments, a birthday cake and a sale of reasonably-priced used Melville books.

See also:

• Oakwood Cemetery, Troy http://www.oakwoodcemetery.org/cal_events.html

• Rensselaer County Historical Society, Troy http://www.rchsonline.org/programs/

• Hudson Mohawk Industrial Gateway, Troy http://hudsonmohawkgateway.org/tourscurrent.html

• Van Schaick Mansion, Cohoes http://www.vanschaickmansion.org/?page_id=624

• Brunswick Historical Society https://www.bhs-ny.org/events/

• Knickerbocker Historical Society, Schaghticoke http://www.knickmansion.com/events

• Waterford Historical Museum and Cultural Center http://waterfordmuseum.com/plan-a-visit/test/

• Watervliet Historical Society https://www.facebook.com/Watervliet-Historical-Society-211135512273008/

• Spindle City Historic Society, Cohoes http://www.spindlecity.net

• Sanctuary for Independent Media, Troy http://www.mediasanctuary.org/upcoming-events

• Kate Mullany National Historic Site, Troy https://www.katemullanynhs.org