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Week of January 17, 1969 – 50th Anniversary News Series

Week of January 17, 1969 50th Anniversary News | Saratoga Springs, NY series by Mary Flanagan, Associate Real Estate Broker & lifelong Saratogian 2019 marks Roohan Realty’s 50th year in business! We would like to take you back to 1969 and share what was happening in the news – locally and nationally. We’ve been having a great time reading old newspapers and hope you enjoy seeing the historic Roohan Realty…

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Week of January 10, 1969 – 50th Anniversary News Series

Week of January 10, 1969 50th Anniversary News | Saratoga Springs, NY series by Mary Flanagan, Associate Real Estate Broker & lifelong Saratogian 2019 marks Roohan Realty’s 50th year in business! We would like to take you back to 1969 and share what was happening in the news – locally and nationally. We’ve been having a great time reading old newspapers and hope you enjoy seeing the historic Roohan Realty…

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Week of January 3, 1969 – 50th Anniversary News Series

Week of January 3, 1969 50th Anniversary News | Saratoga Springs, NY series by Mary Flanagan, Associate Real Estate Broker & lifelong Saratogian 2019 marks Roohan Realty’s 50th year in business! We would like to take you back to 1969 and share what was happening in the news – locally and nationally. We’ve been having a great time reading old newspapers and hope you enjoy seeing the historic Roohan Realty…

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Best-Selling Author at Grant Cottage June 9

Ronald C. White at Grant Cottage June 9 Author of best-selling Grant biography to speak MT. MCGREGOR, NY – Author Ronald C. White will deliver the David H. Porter Memorial Lecture at Grant Cottage on Saturday, June 9 at 3 p.m. Entitled “Ulysses S. Grant: A New Vision for the American Leadership,” White’s lecture is based on his best-selling biography, American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant. White will…

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Remembering Fourstardave

Remembering Fourstardave Thoroughbred Racehorse and “Sultan of Saratoga” American Thoroughbred racehorse, Fourstardave (April 2, 1985 – October 14, 2002), was one of the most popular horses of his time, especially in Saratoga, where he began his career by winning the 6-furlong Empire Stakes in 1987, and finishing the season with 3 wins and 4 seconds in 9 starts. Earning the nickname the “Sultan of Saratoga,” Fourstardave won at least one…

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360 Broadway: Architecture and History of Saratoga

360 Broadway (also 6-12 Phila Street) Architecture and History of Saratoga blog series by Commercial REALTOR® Olivia Huffman & Professor James Kettlewell History of 360 Broadway (also 6-12 Phila Street) in Saratoga Springs, NY – Fires have greatly shaped the architectural history of Saratoga Springs. Records show that a large fire in 1865 cleared a number of buildings fronting on Broadway to Putnam Street. After the 1865 fire, Terwilliger’s hardware…

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Great Expectations – The Adelphi Hotel

Great Expectations – The Adelphi Hotel Interview with Executive Chef, Braden Reardon Story and photos by Megan and Brittany Alexander You have been watching. You have been waiting. Finally, the moment has arrived. Following five years of intense renovations, the historic Adelphi Hotel is once again open for business. Located at 365 Broadway in downtown Saratoga Springs, NY, the Adelphi has been incredibly restored as a full-service hotel with the…

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Grant Cottage Wins Literary Landmark Status

Grant Cottage Named New York Literary Landmark Public Dedication Set for September 16 Wilton, NY — U.S. Grant Cottage State Historic Site has been named the 24th New York State Literary Landmark by United for Libraries and the Empire State Center for the Book. Literary Landmark status is granted to community locations associated with a literary figure, author, or his or her work. Ulysses S. Grant completed the second volume…

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Concert at Grant Cottage on Aug. 12

NY State Historic Site to Host Music & Film Tribute Presented by the 77th NY Regimental Balladeers Grant Cottage State Historic Site – 1000 Mount McGregor Rd, Wilton, NY (map) Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 4 – 5:30 PM Presented by the 77th New York Regimental Balladeers, “Johnny Has Gone For A Soldier 1776-1976″ is a music and film tribute honoring all who served. Experience America’s wartime story through song,…

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519 Broadway: Architecture and History of Saratoga

The Roohan Building – 519 Broadway Architecture and History of Saratoga blog series by Commercial REALTOR® Olivia Huffman & Professor James Kettlewell History of 519 Broadway in Saratoga Springs, NY – The building at 517-519 Broadway, originally called the Community Theater, was one of two main movie theaters in downtown Saratoga Springs. Generations of Saratogians enjoyed this impressive building for decades. The key location on Broadway, across from the City…

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