Many of the County Links on the left will keep you specifically in Schenectady County here in the Saratoga-Capital Region
of New York. New links and listings are added so be sure to check back often.
On any given day in Schenectady County, you can see a show at one of the finest restored vaudeville theaters in the country, stroll through the other Central Park, visit a Dutch Village settled some 300 years ago, pack a picnic lunch and while away the day by the shores of the gentle Mohawk River, go for a scenic bike ride along a beautiful riverside hike/bike path, eat some of the best Italian bread you've ever tasted (Jack Nicholson's favorite), tour the first architecturally planned campus in America, explore winding roads that lead to farmstands and country shops and nature preserves, and even take time out on a really hot day for the best lemon ice you ever had on a summer afternoon.
Proctors Theatre is an arts center. Built in 1926 as a vaudeville/movie theater, it has been refurbished in the 21st century. It is home to "Goldie," a Wurlitzer theater pipe organ. Proctors is home to three theaters, including the historic Mainstage, the GE Theatre, and 440 Upstairs.
The Stockade Historic District features dozens of Dutch and English Colonial houses from the 18th and 19th centuries. It is New York's first historic district, designated in 1965 and named after the historic stockade that originally surrounded the colonial settlement.
The Schenectady County Historical Society has a History Museum and the Grems-Doolittle research library. They are housed at 32 Washington Avenue in the Stockade District. The History Museum tells of the History of Schenectady, the Yates Doll House, the Erie Canal, and the Glen-Sanders Collection, etc. The research library has many collections of papers, photographs, and books.
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