The Town of New Scotland Historical Association preserves, protects and promotes history in the Town of New Scotland through the stewardship of material culture directly related to the town. Our purpose is to promote an appreciation of local history, heritage, and culture through research, publications and educational programs.
Events & Announcements
Nov. 7, 2021 (2:00pm) “Getting the Job Done: Construction, Builders, and Building Materials in the Upper Hudson and Mohawk Valleys, 1755-1765" - The French and Indian War transformed Albany and its surrounding area. The growth in the region included the construction of large residences that followed the model of English “country seats.” architectural historian Walter Wheeler will examine construction practices, materials acquisition, and labor sources used to construct these buildings.
The New Scotland Museum is open!
Every Sunday from 2:00-4:00pm (except holidays) and 30 minutes before a program
Visit our new Bender Melon Farm page where you can:
Download Dennis Sullivan's Charles Bender and the Bender Melon Farm: A Local History.
Find out how you can help save the Bender Melon Farm property.