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Media Advisory & Photo Opportunity: New York Power Authority Visitors Center to Host War in "Schohary"

May 2, 2006


The New York Power Authority’s Blenheim-Gilboa Power Project Visitors Center will host more than 300 “soldiers” and “civilians” on May 6 and 7 for a demonstration of 18th-century life and warfare in the Schoharie Valley, then known as “Schohary.” 

The program on the Visitors Center grounds will include simulated Revolutionary War battles by authentically dressed troops, treatment of “wounded” soldiers, discussion of local politics, a ladies’ tea, a country dance, an ecumenical worship service and more.

The all-day program begins at 9 a.m. each day.

EVENT:                       War in “Schohary”

DATE:                         May 6-7, 2005

TIME:                           9 a.m.

WHERE:                      Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center
                                   1378 State Route 30
                                   North Blenheim, NY  12131

FOR MORE INFO:        Steve Ramsey, Community Relations Manager, 1-800 724-0309

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