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1967-$6Million _Gut_ Area Renewal Study Funds Sought-June27-Saratogian.JPG
The Saratoga Springs Urban Renewal Agency approved a resolution to apply for study funds from the federal government for the proposed $6 million Spring Valley project. Possible delays due to other communities having priority, the Vietnam conflict,…

Close to 600 persons were on hand when Amtrak's Adirondack train pulled into the West Avenue railroad station yesterday in its inaugural run from New York to Montreal.

Plans for the construction of 66 garden-type apartments were accepted by the Planning Board

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Scale ca. 1:322,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. Inscribed: To His Excellency Major General William Tryon ... "Advertisement. The tracts of land coloured red, are military grants ...…


An article describing the dedication of the new senior center at 5 Williams Street "this morning." It notes that this is a 'working example of a community helping its residents to help themselves..." and sees the center as 'timely and worthwile…

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A farmers' bridge over the Erie canal

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Three versions of this 1810 plat, one of the earliest of Saratoga Springs, show founder Gideon Putnam’s properties shortly before his death, mapping out Saratoga Springs’ transition from rural land to urban settlement. Putnam and his wife Doanda…


An 1804 map of New York State that shows a cluster of buildings at the spot where Saratoga Springs will form. This may be the earliest depiction of Saratoga Springs properties on a published map. Thanks to Field Horne for the research.

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This 1772 manuscript representation of the Kayaderosseras Patent (issued by Queen Anne of Great Britain in 1708) show property inherited from an original patentee.



The act incorporating the city of Saratoga Springs enacted by New York State's 138th assembly

The act creating the village of Saratoga Springs enacted by New York State's 49th assembly.

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A time table for service of the Adirondack Railroad, from Document Box 41.

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


Aldo and Dennis X. are two brothers living in Long Island, New York. They are uncles of Skidmore student Alison Ungaro, and spoke with her about their experience migrating from Peru to the United States through work, education, community, religion…

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Sign warning of dangerous algae bloom in water

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The 1819 act separating the towon of Saratoga Springs from Saratoga. April 4, 1819




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La igualdad y amor al prójimo que a pesar de las diferencias sociales, razas y color de piel, ante Dios todos somos iguales. No se puede juzgar a nadie sin antes tenderle una mano amiga que pueda ayudarle.

Equality and love of neighbor that despite…

A pesar del cansancio y la tristeza que se ve en mi rostro, Tengo la fuerza, tiempo y una sonrisa desde lo más profundo de mi alma para mi familia, ellos que son el tesoro más grande que me ha dado Dios.

Despite the tiredness and sadness that is…

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.

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


Cast of what is probably a Ballston Spa High School theater production, on stage.

Ballston Spa High School football team, 1929. Back row: John Wiles, William Boyce, Charlie DeChants, Tect Peck, Art Straniese, Red Williams, George Hannah Front row: Jack Humphrey (manager), Harold Cull, Jack Hathorn, Bud ____, George McDonough, Jack
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