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Slides to Mark Lawler’s “Ice Age Giants — An Elephant’s Tale: The Discovery of the World’s First Mastodon and American Patriotism”

​On June 12th, paleobiologist/paleoecologist Mark Lawler presented "Ice Age Giants — An Elephant’s Tale: The Discovery of the World’s First Mastodon and American Patriotism” at the chapter's Flag Day meeting, to members and the public. He generously has shared his slides, which can be accessed here. The first evidence of a mastodon was a single tooth which was discovered… Continue reading Slides to Mark Lawler’s “Ice Age Giants — An Elephant’s Tale: The Discovery of the World’s First Mastodon and American Patriotism”

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Speaker Series: The Claverack Mastodon and its Role in American Patriotism. Sun June 12, 3:30 pm

The 2022 Hendrick Hudson Chapter Speaker Series honors Flag Day with a talk on Zoom by paleobiologist/paleoecologist Mark Lawler of Saranac Lake. He explores the story, the "elephant's tale" it could be called, of the 1705 discovery of the world’s first mastodon, which was unearthed in what would become the Town of Claverack. With the ensuing… Continue reading Speaker Series: The Claverack Mastodon and its Role in American Patriotism. Sun June 12, 3:30 pm

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Memorial Day at Cypress Hill Cemetery, New Lebanon

The Cypress Hill Cemetery, located within New Lebanon’s Cemetery of the Evergreens, attracted the public on Memorial Day 2022. It’s visitor friendly now, thanks to the ambitious restoration project that former town historian Sharon Moon began some years ago.  Now working with Moon on a new “Restoring History” project are the Hendrick Hudson Chapter, National Society… Continue reading Memorial Day at Cypress Hill Cemetery, New Lebanon

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City of Hudson Memorial Day Ceremony

At the City of Hudson Memorial Day Ceremony by American Legion Post #184 and VFW Post #1314, the Hendrick Hudson Chapter, represented by Regent Virginia Martin, offered these remarks: The World War II Memorial with the Hendrick Hudson Chapter wreath, left. The Hendrick Hudson Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is… Continue reading City of Hudson Memorial Day Ceremony

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Schoenborn and Shutts Receive Hendrick Hudson DAR Community Service Awards

The Hendrick Hudson Chapter, NSDAR, awarded two coveted Community Service Awards, to Ella Schoenborn of Coxsackie and Charlotte Shutts of Hillsdale, at its annual meeting on May 16th. The award recognizes individuals who have contributed to the community, without compensation, in an outstanding manner through voluntary heroic, civic, benevolent service, or by organizing or participating in community… Continue reading Schoenborn and Shutts Receive Hendrick Hudson DAR Community Service Awards