ABOUT THE EXHIBITION:
The Rensselaer County Historical Society (RCHS), 57 Second Street, Troy, NY has a new exhibit: Celebrating Troy: 200×200, which will be on view in the Robison Family Meeting Room at the museum from September 12 to Dec. 17, 2016 in honor of the Troy’s bicentennial as a city. Earlier this year a call was put out to the community for the loan of objects and other materials that people felt told the story of Troy’s 200 years as a city. RCHS was very pleased with the response from the community – over 30 lenders, both private individuals and institutions have generously lent their collections to the show.RCHS then added a few recent acquisitions to the permanent collections to help focus on the following themes:
Troy Origins and Growth
The exhibit of over 200 pieces of Troy’s history will be up through the end of the year, including the Greens Show (Dec. 1-4, 2016).
See Times Union article for your information.