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Algae bloom
Sign warning of dangerous algae bloom in water

Saratoga County soil map
Soil map of Saratoga County, possibly from 1917

Graphic showing the various canal systems in Saratoga

The Saratoga Orikansky Campaign, 1777
Map which shows how many of the forts, battles, and movements of revolutionary war activity in Saratoga County were along the water.

Aquatic Habitats
A map of the aquatic habitats in saratoga County. Includes a legend that ranks water system quality based on species, habitats, connectivity, and natural/impervious land cover types.

Kayaderosseras Creek
Black and white photograph of Ballston Spa, NY Kayaderosseras (sic) Creek water power early 1900s.

Sacanadga Dam
Aerial view of the construction of the "Great Dam" on the Sacandaga River. (same as 67.008.89 in same folder)

A Farmer's bridge over the Erie Canal
A farmers' bridge over the Erie canal

Railroad Station
Postcard of The Ballston Spa Railroad Station in 1903..

Adirondacks- Hudson River
Adirondacks- Hudson River with railroad tracks to left and in foreground

Boat Landing, Forest Park, Ballston Lake, NY
Boat Landing, Forest Park, Ballston Lake, NY Rustic dock, men and women walking about, canoeists

Early springs
Black and white photo of Man getting water from Spring, Ballston Spa, NY

Mohawk River/Erie Canal boat with owners
Mohawk River/Erie Canal boat with owners, Nick Stenburg family, Crescent, NY. The Stenburgs are aunt and uncle of Lyle Warner, Jonesville.

Hathorn Spring House, in State Reservation, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Colored view of Hathorn Spring House with customers in front. Caption: Hathorn Springs No. 3 is one of the many natural Saratoga mineral waters owned by the State of New York. Situated on the Saratoga - Ballston Route, it is easily reached and…

Guide to Lake George
A section about visiting Lake George from the 1872 edition of Saratoga and How to See It by R.F. Dearborn.

1872 Saratoga and How to See It by R.F. Dearborn
The 1872 edition of Saratoga and How to See It by R.F. Dearborn.

Early Saratoga Lake Activities
This is a collection of images of activities on Saratoga Lake that took place during the late 1800s and early 1900s.

City of Saratoga Springs COVID-19 Resources Home Page
This is the resources pages for residents of the city of Saratoga Springs to get updates about the pandemic, including information about mask mandates, local resources and school openings.

Solomon Northup Marker
Historical marker commemorating Solomon Northup, an African American man who was taken captive and became a slave.
Photograph by Howard C. Ohlhous, October 10, 2011

NOW: Hostesses in front of Hattie's Restaurant
Two hostesses stand in front of Hattie's Restaurant's Phila St. location.

Hattie Gray in the doorway of Hattie's Restaurant
Hattie Grey, the founder of the famed Hattie's Restaurant, stands in the doorway of her restaurant at its original location in downtown Saratoga Springs.

Dublin Historical Marker
Historical Marker talking about the Dublin Neighborhood in western Saratoga Springs, explaining how Irish immigrants were drawn to the county in the early 19th century by Hotel and Railroad work and thus created an ethnic enclave in the city

"The Finish" at Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga, N.Y.
View of finish of a horse race at Saratoga race track. Men in straw hats. Color lithograph.

Dr. Ralph B Post at Benedict Memorial Hospital
Dr. Post at a podium at Benedict Memorial Hospital.

Medicinal Recipe Book
Book of herbal remedies

Title Page
A treatise on the Saratoga Springs mineral waters by an MD.

Hyland Clubhouse
The Hyland Clubhouse at the Saratoga Golf and Polo Club was built in 1914.

Arnold Palmer
This is photo of Arnold Palmer and Gary Player at the Richland Country Club prior to an exhibition in Tennessee.

SPAC Fundraising Letter
A SPAC fundraising letter dated July 18, 1963, concerning the Palmer- Player match at the reopening of the Saratoga Spa Golf Course.

Farrington Family on Decorated Bicycles
"Ed Farrington and his family on Circular St.. He was the owner of the Billiard Parlor and Bike Shop in Saratoga Springs." It was probably part of the Floral Fete.

Floral Fete circa 1900
Floral Fete from Circa 1900, a bicycle event in Saratoga Springs related to flowers.

Rickshaws in Saratoga Springs
"An August 1935 photo. For a couple of years, people could take Rickshaw rides around town."

Samuel W. Cooke on a Bicycle
This is a photograph of a young boy riding a bike in 1897 around Saratoga Springs.

This is a website for Saratoga's bike sharing program that lets people know where to find bikes to rent while touring the area.

Gurney Lane Mountain Bike Trails
Map of mountain biking trails located at Gurney Lane Mountain

Healthy Saratoga Homepage
The mission of Healthy Saratoga is “to support activities and programs that will ensure Saratoga County is one of the healthiest places to live, work, and play.”
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