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Celebrating historic Cohoes, NY since 1994
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Spindle City Historic Society Meetings – Join us the last Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m.
At the Cohoes Visitors Center, 58 Remsen Street, the ground floor of the Cohoes Music Hall.
Check back often for meeting updates and other timely information!

Contact us: Info@SpindleCity.net

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We have added a "Facebook Page" for the society - you can see it at: https://www.facebook.com/SCHS1

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Upcoming Events

Discovering the Cohoes Mastodon

Saturday September 24, 1 pm

Presentation by Robert S. Feranec, Director, Research & Collections Division; Curator of Pleistocene Vertebrate Paleontology; New York State Museum, on the discovery and history of the Cohoes Mastodon. The presentation will be followed by a walk near the area where the mastodon was found, which will also feature views of the Cohoes Falls, historic Erie Canal, and Harmony Mills Historic District.

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Meeting room in the Harmony Mills Lofts, 100 North Mohawk Street,
Cohoes, located in the former Harmony Mill #3, on the Mohawk River
side of North Mohawk Street

 

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Cohoes Revisited

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Cohoes : Postcard History Series

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Cohoes

Copies of all three of our booka are available.

If you are interested in purchasing copies, please e-mail us at Books@SpindleCity.net. We can also mail books (for an additional charge) if you are not able to pick them up. When you purchase your books directly from SCHS, over 40% of the cover price helps support our exhibits, programming, newsletter and other activities.

George Stacey Davis Commemorative T-Shirts

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In recognition of the 15th anniversary of the induction of Cohoesier George Stacey Davis into the Baseball Hall of Fame, and the dedication of the George Stacey Davis sign in Silliman Park this June, the Spindle City Historic Society is offering this limited-edition George Stacey Davis commemorative t-shirt. The short-sleeve shirts are gray, with navy blue print. Shirts are $12 (in sizes S-XL), $14 for 2XL, $15 for 3XL, and $16 for 4XL. Youth sizes (S-XL) are also available. To order, contact us at wchernia@nycap.rr.com or at 518-237-5618. 

 

Last Updated: September 18, 2022