Welcome to Ten Broeck Mansion
Albany County Historical Association was founded in 1945. It is a private, not-for-profit educational corporation headquartered at the historic Ten Broeck Mansion in the Arbor Hill neighborhood of the city of Albany, New York. The mission of the ACHA is to preserve, present, and promote the rich history and culture of Albany County.
ACHA Annual Meeting
Dear Albany County Historical Association Member,
At the direction of the Board of Trustees of the Albany County Historical Association, I am writing to inform you that the Annual Meeting of the Members of the Association will be held at 4 p.m. on June 11, 2015. The purpose of this meeting is to elect Officers and Trustees, to receive reports of the Officers and Committees, and for transacting any other business that may arise.
The Nominating Committee, composed of Worth Gretter, Claudia Engelhardt, Eric Johnson, Maeve McEneny and Randy Patten, has nominated the following persons for Trustee (Class of 2018.)
Rachel Bournique, Wendy Burch, Emma Forbes, Maeve McEneny, and Victor Mahoney
Trustees re-nominated to serve an additional three-year term:
Claudia Engelhardt, Worth Gretter, Joanne Justice
Officers nominated to serve a one-year term:
President: Jennifer Dorsey
First Vice President: Paula Hemmings
Second Vice President: Joanne Justice
Treasurer: Stephanie Ferentinos
Secretary: Worth Gretter
The meeting will be held at The University Club, 141 Washington Ave, Albany, New York. Following the meeting will be a reception and meet and greet with our new Board Trustees. The cost of the reception is $20.00 and includes hors d’oeuvres, cash bar will be available. If you’d like to attend the reception Please R.S.V.P. by June 8th.
A History of Chess for Kids
Saturday June 20, 1pm
This one's for the young and old alike! Learn about chess around the world from its origins in India, to the brutal days of the 19th century chess, to the refinement of the game in the Soviet Union, to the game changer of chess computers. Coach Ryan will be presenting his personal collection of antique reproduction chess pieces.
Garden Talks and Teas
In Partnership with the Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners
Listen and learn about various horticultural topics in our beautiful gardens, and then enjoy a tea and hors d'oeuvres ouside or in our 1798 parlors. Pre-paid reservations encouraged, $15 per person.
Wednesday June 24, 1pm.
“Shaker Herbs and Gardening” by Cathie Gifford.
Wednesday July 22, 1pm.
"Monet's Garden" by Sue Pezzolla