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Yoga on the Green

Increased flexibility, strength, muscle tone, mental clarity and calmness are just a few of the many physical and mental benefits of practicing yoga.

Cheddar’s Preschool Story Hour

Join Cheddar the Village Mouse in listening to a classic tale in our monthly program for little historians! A simple craft and a yummy treat will make your child’s visit complete.

T’ai Chi on the Green

The practice of tai chi is rooted in ancient Chinese martial arts. Today, this mind-body practice has value in treating or preventing many health problems, and is even CDC-approved for fall prevention.

Free Open House Days June

Select Sundays, 12:00 – 4:00pm: June 11, July 9 and August 13 Spend a Sunday afternoon in the Village! Drop in with family or friends to visit the pioneer log cabin, one-room schoolhouse, historic print shop and more. Bring...

Constitution Cafés June

May 7: Lame Ducks! November Elections vs the 20th Amendment | June 11: Faithfully Executing Laws | July 9: Amendment 28: A Balanced Budget Amendment? | August 13: “Necessary & Proper”...

Pen and Sword

Hands-On 19th Century Printing and Blacksmithing Is relief printing as comforting as it sounds?  Will movable type set you in motion?  Is there anything ironic about iron?  Do you love forging metaphors?  How many heats does it take to...

Back to Basics: Blacksmithing

FREE! Troy Historical Society Members ONLY Tuesday June 20, 4:00 – 6:00 pm Spend 15 minutes learning about our historic Wagon Shop and 15 minutes working at the forge! Space is limited & advance registration is a MUST–call Stephanie...

Place of Worship Tours – All Saints’ Episcopal Church

Back by popular demand! Join the Troy Historical Society in visiting diverse places of worship on select Wednesdays this summer. We’ll hear the history of these congregations and see the beautiful and unique architecture of their buildings. Please note:...

Spools out for Summer

Hands-on history activities for families Thursdays June 22, July 20, and August 17, 12:00 – 8:00 pm School’s out, spools out! Join us on select Thursday evenings for spool-inspired crafts, games and activities, such as: • Paper scroll-making •...

Teas at Two: Mackinac Bridge

Sponsored by Oakmont Rochester  Sip a cup of tea while enjoying a slice of history. Featuring a different speaker and history topic each month, this popular lecture series takes place inside Old Troy Church at the Troy Historic Village....

Blacksmithing Sampler June 25

Step alongside the Village forge and discover what it's like to ‘make the anvil ring!’ Learn four basic hand forging techniques while making your own square nail just the way it was made centuries ago. Ages 10 to adult....

Pen and Sword

Hands-On 19th Century Printing and Blacksmithing Is relief printing as comforting as it sounds?  Will movable type set you in motion?  Is there anything ironic about iron?  Do you love forging metaphors?  How many heats does it take to...

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