Lansing Manor Hosts Porcelain
July 18, 2006
NORTH BLENHEIM—The New York Power Authority’s
(NYPA) historic Lansing Manor will host a world-class porcelain doll
display now through October 31. The exhibit includes porcelain
dolls from such prominent companies as Ashton-Drake, Paradise
Gallery and the Franklin Mint, and features some of the most
exquisite and life-like dolls in the world.
The display ranges from the traditional porcelain
babies to the more elaborate fancy ladies and can be admired by all
ages for their detailed artistry. The dolls indeed compliment the
historic décor of Lansing Manor.
Historic Lansing Manor is located on the grounds of
the New York Power Authority’s Blenheim-Gilboa Project Visitors
Center and is open Wednesday thru Monday from 10a.m. to 5p.m. with
free admission which includes the doll display. The site is located
on State Route 30, 17 miles south of Middleburgh and about 50
minutes from Albany.
■ NYPA uses no tax money or
state credit. It finances its operations through the sale of
bonds and revenues earned in large part through sales of
electricity. ■ NYPA is a leader in promoting
energy-efficiency, new energy technologies and electric
transportation initiatives. ■ It is the
nation’s largest state-owned electric utility, with 18 generating
facilities in various parts of the state and more than 1,400
circuit-miles of transmission lines.
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