Past Quarterly Programs

Old Houses of Austerlitz & Spencertown

AHS Quarterly Meeting & Presentation

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PRESENTATION WAS CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW CONDITIONS.  The same presentation was given at the Columbia County Historical Society on February 17th 2015.

Sunday, February 15th 2015 2:00 to 4:00pm.
Free & open to the public.

Refreshments will be served.

This quarterly meeting and presentation will take place at St. Peter’s Church in Spencertown.

The results of extensive research into historic houses in Austerlitz is the subject of our program, which  will review and report on an ongoing study of 160 historic houses built in Austerlitz from 1760 to 1888.

Gott House

The presentation will include a PowerPoint showing of photographs taken by Gail Cashen and Dan Perlmutter of many of the houses studied. Tom Moreland, chairman of the Research Committee, will discuss some of his most interesting discoveries about the ownership history of various houses. Michael Rebic, author of a number of articles and books on American architecture, will provide architectural analysis of the historical highlights of some of the buildings.