Lansing Manor Event Set for
October 28 to Celebrate the Conclusion of Another Successful Season
October 19, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Lansing Manor concludes its 30th season with a family
celebration on Sunday, October 28. The house will close for the
season on Monday, October 29.
The free event will feature guided tours of
Historic Lansing Manor and include a cello performance by Stephanie
Zito of Harpersfield from noon to 3 p.m. Lansing Manor will be open
from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will also be free refreshments.
The Lansing Manor House is filled with authentic
furnishings from the first half of the 19th century. The
house, listed in the national Register of Historic Places, is
operated as a museum by the Power Authority in cooperation with the
Schoharie County Historical Society.
The Blenheim-Gilboa project’s admission-free
visitors center, housed in a restored 19th-century dairy
barn, is adjacent to the Manor House. The center features a wide
range of interactive exhibits on such subjects as basics of
Electricity, Uses of Electricity and operation of the Blenheim-Gilboa
The complex is located on Route 30, 17 miles south
of Middleburgh and five miles north of Grand Gorge.
■ NYPA uses no tax money or
state credit. It finances its operations through the sale of
bonds and revenues earned in large part through sales of
electricity. ■ NYPA is a leader in promoting
energy-efficiency, new energy technologies and electric
transportation initiatives. ■ It is the
nation’s largest state-owned electric utility, with 18 generating
facilities in various parts of the state and more than 1,400
circuit-miles of transmission lines.
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