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Welcome!

The Cedar Hill School Museum is Open 

Sundays 2-4 PM  through Oct. 27, 2024

Closed on March 31, 2024

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Out and About – July 12
We are going Out and About to the Kate Mullaney House, a National Historic Site in
Troy.

Date: Friday, July 12
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Kate Mullaney House, 350 8 th Street, Troy, NY 12180.
RSVP to Vicki Folger at vhf49@yahoo.com 518-439-1824 as there is a limit of 25
people. Free but donations are welcome.
A note on parking: 8th Street is one way, so turn left off of Hoosick Street onto 9 th then
left on Rensselaer, then left again onto 8 th . Parking is available on both sides of the
street.
A note about the site: This modest three-story brick house is the only surviving building
associated with Kate Mullany, a young Irish immigrant laundry worker who in 1864
organized and led the all-female "Collar Laundry Union" labor union.
Mullany herself gained national recognition in 1868, when National Labor Union
President William Sylvis made her the first female appointed to a labor union's national
office. One of the American labor movement's earliest women leaders, the home of Kate
Mullany exemplifies a strong tradition of women's union activity.

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Museum Open

Buildings in our backyard (Tollgate, Carriage House and Privy) will be open on the third
Sunday from now thru October. (July 14, August 18, September 15 and October 20)

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New Exhibit for 2024 

“Dear Maria... Voices from the Mid-Nineteenth Century”

Excerpts of letters written to Bethlehem resident

Maria Becker on issues of the day, and of the heart!

Also on exhibit,

  • 1900 seasonal clothing,

  • detailed historically accurate diorama of the RR in 1907 Slingerlands,

  • and life in Bethlehem during the 1940's,

Bethlehem Historical Association

1003 River Road, Selkirk, NY 

PO Box 263

BethHist1965@gmail.com

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