Stories about Albany

Partners for Albany Stories logoA group of local historical and cultural groups has teamed up for a series of events to collect family stories that somehow related to the history of Albany. Blurbage from the Partners for Albany Stories:

Come and share a story about you and your family that relates to the history of Albany. You will have 10 minutes at the microphone to enchant and enlighten the audience. Sign up is on a first-come, first-tell basis. Stories will be video documented for preservation at the Albany Public Library.
Interested, but not sure what to talk about? Check our website for story suggestions. Interested, know what you want to talk about, but want help with telling your story? Come to a free coaching session one hour before the event. Interested, but don't want to tell a story? Just come and listen.

The first event is this Thursday, March 26 at the Albany Institute at 6 pm. Admission is free.

Additional dates, at spots around the city, are listed after the jump.

PASt describes itself as "organizations working together to develop a comprehensive and compelling story of Albany's rich history."

March 29 at 2 pm at Historic Cherry Hill's Edward Frisbee Center for Collections & Research

March 31 at 6 pm at Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site

April 7 at 6 pm at Ten Broeck Mansion

April 19 at 2 pm at Shaker Heritage Society

April 30 at 6 pm at the Van Ostrande-Radliff House, Historic Albany Foundation

May 4 at 5 pm at the Main Branch, Albany Public Library, Pruyn Collection Room

May 17 at 4 pm at the Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital Region

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