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The Express Newspaper August 31, 2017
City Receives $100,000 for RR Museum
MECHANICVILLE JANUARY 11- Supervisor Tom Richardson announced that Senator Kathy Marchione has released $100,000 to convert the former passenger station into a museum.
The entire article in the 01-07 edition.
Images of America, Waterford
WATERFORD DECEMBER 4- The Waterford Historical Museum and Cultural Center released \'93Images of America, Waterford\'94 at 7 pm at the Waterford Museum. Author Dick Herzog will be on hand to sign copies. \'a0There will be many never seen before images of both the Village and Town (including Northside) of Waterford.
Read the entire article in the Dec. 10h edition.
Local Museum Celebrates Aviation History – by H. Wessell
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina may be the major icon of the history of flight in America; but a good deal of the further (and some prior) history of flight, including powered flight, is commemorated and celebrated by various museums in Central New York State and the Mid-Hudson Valley, such as the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome Museum, in the Town of Red Hook.
Read the entire article in the Nov. 5th edition.
The Express Newspaper – November 5, 2015
“I Kissed Sal” Photo BoothWater
July 19 from 9 am – 2 pm
at the Waterford Farmers Market
July 19, 2015……. The Waterford Museum presents the “I Kissed Sal” Photo Booth on Sunday, July 19 at the Waterford Farmer’s Market from 9 am – 2 pm located at the Waterford Visitor’s Center. We will be welcoming over 500 riders from “Cycle the Erie Canal” who cycle 400 miles from Buffalo to Albany in eight days, taking in sights along the way. Everyone will have a chance to kiss “Sal the Mule” (a real live mule) and get their picture taken for a donation which will help support the Museum. Plus, you get a free photo magnet souvenir! Don’t miss your chance to kiss Sal the Mule and cheer on these riders and welcome them to the Home of the Erie Canal!
For more information call: (518) 238-0809.
Waterford Museum’s 50th Anniversary – by H. Wessell
Also Tuesday, the Board honored the Waterford Museum and Cultural Center at its 50th anniversary. Director Paul Archambault, who began his position in July, spoke and the following is taken from his remarks.\
"What we're celebrating this year is really an historic preservation story. It's not only the founding of a museum, but also of saving a house:" the 1830s Hugh White house, home of a prominent Waterford Citizen, located at 2 Museum Lane, an historic Federal style revival house that is now home to the center.
Read the entire article in the October 16th edition of the Express.
The Express Newspaper October 16, 2014
New Director of the Waterford Museum – by T. Mahoney
WATERFORD- Paul Archambault brings experience and vision to his new position as Director of the Waterford Museum. He worked for four years on an archeological dig in the Smoky Mts. of Tennessee . The project was to look for Indian artifacts from 2500-300 years ago before an interstate was built. After that project he earned his MA in Public History at the University of North Carolina. Public History is the study of a community's history. Paul's undergraduate degree is in archeology.
Read the entire article in the August 28th issue of the Express.