*New* Walking Tour Announcement - Inside Troy!

On Saturday, May 18th, from 10 am - 1 pm we will be holding a brand new tour!

This tour is an all-new, exclusive tour of eight private residences in historic downtown Troy.

Many of these residences never before open to the public!

For more information on this brand new tour or to purchase tickets, (and we strongly suggest you purchase tickets prior to the event), please head over to our calendar:

https://www.rchsonline.org/calendar/2019/5/18/inside-troy-tour

The Sammy Awards!

Congratulations to our amazing staff members Kathy T. Sheehan and Stacy P. Draper for receiving their Sammy Awards from the Troy BID!

Jodi Brooks & Katie Hammon of the Troy BID, Deputy Mayor Monica Kurzejeski, Bryan Connor & Charlotte Guyton of Bard & Baker, Kathy Sheehan & Stacy Pomeroy Draper of RCHS, Rens. Co. Legislator Cynthia Doran and NYS Assemblyman John McDonald III.

Jodi Brooks & Katie Hammon of the Troy BID, Deputy Mayor Monica Kurzejeski, Bryan Connor & Charlotte Guyton of Bard & Baker, Kathy Sheehan & Stacy Pomeroy Draper of RCHS, Rens. Co. Legislator Cynthia Doran and NYS Assemblyman John McDonald III.

Kathy T. Sheehan & Stacy P. Draper, along with the other Sammy Award winners, holding their awards.

Kathy T. Sheehan & Stacy P. Draper, along with the other Sammy Award winners, holding their awards.

We're So Proud of Them!

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Have you heard the news around town, Troy?! RCHS’s very own Kathy Sheehan and Stacy Pomeroy Draper have both won ‘Sammy Spirit Awards’ for 2019, and we are SO proud of them!!

From The Downtown Troy Business Improvement District’s announcement:

Kathy T. Sheehan is the Registrar and Volunteer Coordinator for the Rensselaer County Historical Society and serves as the Rensselear County and Troy City Historian. She has served the community through her infinite research and knowledge, and shares our impressive history with community members and visitors. She invites new generations to experience the stories of the past and engage in the history of those that came before.

Stacy Pomeroy Draper is the curator at the Rensselaer County Historical Society and has worked there since 1978. She curates engaging ways for the community and visitors to learn about our history both inside the historical societies walls, and outside. She is the co-author of The Marble House In Second Street, Biography of a Townhouse and Occupants, 1825 - 2000, and shares her immense knowledge with new generations.

 
Kathy T. Sheehan

Kathy T. Sheehan

Stacy Pomeroy Draper

Stacy Pomeroy Draper

 

Please join us in congratulating them both!