New York Power Authority to Play
Host to 19th Century Baseball Game
June 6, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NORTH BLENHEIMóThe New York Power Authority today
announced that a 19th-century baseball game will take place on the
lawn of historic Lansing Manor, at the Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped
Storage Power Project, at noon on Saturday, June 14.
The Roxbury Nine Vintage Baseball Club will play
host to the Mountain Athletic Club. Admission will be free and hot
dogs, beverages and ice cream will be available for sale. There will
be free caricatures from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Fans are advised to bring
a lawn chair or blanket.
Visitors are encouraged to stop at the Blenheim-Gilboa
projectís visitors center and the historic Lansing Manor Museum,
both admission-free. The visitors center contains many hands-on
displays and exhibits on energy and the museum provides a vivid
glimpse of life in a 19th-century house. The facilities will be open
as usual from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, please call
The complex is located on Route 30 in North
Blenheim, 17 miles south of Middleburgh, five miles north of Grand
Gorge and 50 miles southwest of Albany.
Photo and Caption
■ 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 nationís 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. ■ For more
information, please go to www.nypa.gov.
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