Edinburg Historical Society to meet for potluck dinner

EDINBURG — The Edinburg Historical Society will meet at 6 p.m. June 19, for a potluck dinner at the Edinburg Community Center, 47 Military Road, according to a news release.

At 7 p.m. John Ferguson of Northampton, will speak on The 50s in Northville and the Sacandaga Park. Ferguson, an employee of the Hudson River Black River Regulating District, has been a longtime local land surveyor, the news release stated.

The following are projects of the society.

∫ Roy Pearsall’s Sand Hill one-room schoolhouse, Tange Road. Plans are being made to possibly update the living quarters for a meeting place, research area, and/or computer classes for seniors while preserving the classroom.

∫ There will be a new addition to the Rural Museum this year on trapping, hunting and fishing. The interior walls will be painted.

∫ If anyone is experienced in applying for federal grants and are willing to assist the society on applying for a grant to help preserve the Carriage Factory, call Priscilla Edwards, the Edinburg historian at (518) 863-2034, Ext. 22. The carriage shop at the Copeland Site is over 100 years old.

∫ The Copeland Covered Bridge shares are available for $25 that can be a birthday or anniversary gift or in memory of a loved one. Send a request to the Edinburg Historical Society, P.O. Box 801, Northville, N.Y. 12134, the news release stated.

Visit the society’s website: www.EdinburgHistoricalSociety.com. All meetings are free and open to the public, the news release stated.