Victorian Tea Planned at Historic
July 20, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NORTH BLENHEIM—Historic Lansing Manor will be the
site for a Victorian Tea Reception on Sunday, August 5. There will
be two gatherings: 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., and reservations are
required as there is limited seating to participate in this free
Tea sandwiches, desserts and scones will be served
as well as a variety of teas. There will also be free guided tours
of Lansing Manor.
The Lansing Manor House is filled with authentic
furnishings from the first half of the 19th century. The house is
listed in the national Register of Historic Places and is operated
as a museum by the Power Authority in cooperation with the Schoharie
County Historical Society.
The Manor House, marking its 30th anniversary as a
museum, will be open daily, except Tuesday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
until Monday, October 29.
To reserve a seat at the Victorian Tea Reception,
please call 1-800-724-0309.
Historic Lansing Manor is located on the grounds of
the New York Power Authority’s visitors center in North Blenheim. It
is on Route 30, 17 miles south of Middleburgh and five miles north
of Grand Gorge.
■ 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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