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Lansing Manor Event Set for October 28 to Celebrate the Conclusion of Another Successful Season

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Steve Ramsey
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steve.ramsey@nypa.gov

October 19, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NORTH BLENHEIM—Historic Lansing Manor concludes its 30th season with a family celebration on Sunday, October 28. The house will close for the season on Monday, October 29.

The free event will feature guided tours of Historic Lansing Manor and include a cello performance by Stephanie Zito of Harpersfield from noon to 3 p.m. Lansing Manor will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will also be free refreshments.

The Lansing Manor House is filled with authentic furnishings from the first half of the 19th century. The house, listed in the national Register of Historic Places, is operated as a museum by the Power Authority in cooperation with the Schoharie County Historical Society.

The Blenheim-Gilboa project’s admission-free visitors center, housed in a restored 19th-century dairy barn, is adjacent to the Manor House. The center features a wide range of interactive exhibits on such subjects as basics of Electricity, Uses of Electricity and operation of the Blenheim-Gilboa Project.

The complex is located on Route 30, 17 miles south of Middleburgh and five miles north of Grand Gorge.

 

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