Headwaters History Days, on Saturday and Sunday, is a collaboration between a wide variety of organizations celebrating the heritage, culture, folklife and landscapes of the towns of the
A number of museums, landmark structures and historic sites in those areas will be open for tours, exhibits and special programs, and concerts are also planned.
A map and brochure of the sites participating are available at the
"The hope is that if we banded together it will draw attention and bring more people."
Stops include the
"We are focusing on the wide-ranging history in the three-town area," Galusha said. This includes farming, the Anti-Rent War, religions, the railroads, the reservoirs and more. Those involved tried to make it "as far-reaching as possible and intriguing enough so people will want to check it out," she said.
The process began several months ago when she and Duda were talking about the various activities that the area organizations are involved in. The preparations have been a good way to collaborate. It may lead to ongoing ongoing activities and a chance for groups to partner, she said.
Galusha said the response will determine whether it can be done annually, and if there are future efforts, she would like to see it extended along
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