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Hamlet History Hop: Vischer Ferry

The event has already taken a place at this date: 
05/19/2018
Time: 
10 am to 4 pm
Price: 
Free

Ages

All Ages

Location:

Riverview Orchards
660 Riverview Road
Rexford, NY, 12148-1433
United States

Phone:

518-371-6054
Contact name: 
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Email address: 
Events and activities starting at 10 a.m. happening in Vischer Ferry, one of the Town of Clifton Park’s several historic hamlets! Family fun, and fun for all ages! History walks, talks, antique firetrucks and apparatus, old-time games, food, and more! Activities will center at the Vischer Ferry Fire Department Station, the Vischer Ferry General Store, and the Vischer Ferry Nature & Historic Preserve.

 

 

10 am to Noon:  Living History Stroll: Vischer Ferry Hamlet.  Meet up at the Vischer Ferry General Store, and join “Gerardus Clute” the original proprietor of the Vischer Ferry General Store, for a guided history walk through the hamlet, which is listed on the Vischer Ferry National Historic District, along with the Vischer Ferry Nature & Historic Preserve.

Wagon Rides (free) along the Erie Canal Towpath:  11 a.m., Noon, 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

1 p.m.- Awards at the General Store: Gather around the front porch for the Town Supervisor and Town Officials to recognize outstanding Historic Preservation and Open Space community accomplishments.

1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Antique Cars on Display at the Vischer Ferry Fire Department, presented by the Mohawk Auto Antique Club

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.: History Talk at the Vischer Ferry Fire Department

4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Chicken and Biscuit Dinner at the Amity Reformed Church.  $10 tickets available through the VF General Store, ahead of time.

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