The Capital Region Experience

Date: July 23, 2007 - July 27, 2007

Location: Albany, Troy, Waterford
Cost: $225 (includes 3 dinners)
Cut-Off Date: May 28
Contact Hours: 45
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Experience the historical sites of the Greater Captial Region. Tour the homes, walk the grounds, see the exhibits, meet the curators, and take home the curriculum material and ideas to energize your classes and stimutlate minds. The program covers the Dutch settlement to the Underground Railroad to the Rockefeller years including art, ecology, history, behind the scene tours of museum labs, and sunset walks in the ravines of cemetery topped off with a river cruise.

July 23: Troy, 9:00-8:30
Morning: RiverSpark with Washington Park Walk including Tiffany Windows
Afternoon: Rensselaer County Historical Society including tour, Underground Railroad, Civil War and teacher packers
Evening: “The Dutch Farm Survey” by The Dutch Barn Preservation Society

July 24: Waterford, 9:00-8:30
Waterford Historical Museum: Tugboat Urger, Tow Path, Peebles Island Tour Peebles Island Lab Tour Schuyler Flats
Cemetery Walk: New York State Museum
Evening: Albany Rural Cemetery

July 25: Albany, 9:00-8:30
Day: Albany Institute of Art and History
Evening: Albany Underground Railroad

July 26: Albany, 9:00-8:30
Morning: NYS Capital Art
Afternoon: NYS Capitol, Plaza, and Museum Lab tours
Evening: Aqua Ducks River Cruise

July 27 Friday Albany 8:30-4:00
Morning: Historic Cherry Hill
Afternoon Schuyler Mansion and Fort Crailo

For further information contact IHARE at 914-939-9071 or email us at: