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Mountain Men Visit Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center

Contact:
Steve Ramsey
(800) 724-0309
steve.ramsey@nypa.gov

Maura Balaban
(914) 390-8171
maura.balaban@nypa.gov


June 13, 2012

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Immerse yourself in a 19th century encampment of  “Mountain Men” when a fraternity of men devoted to preserving the traditions and customs of our nation’s greatest pioneers visit the New York Power Authority’s Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center in North Blenheim, NY, Saturday and Sunday, June 23 & 24. The Mountain Men will be demonstrating various activities including hatchet throwing, preparation of a traditional meal and more! Make plans to attend.

 

Photo Credit:  Adirondack Museum

 


About NYPA:

■The New York Power Authority 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 public power organization, with 17 generating facilities in various parts of New York State and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■Approximately 80 percent of the electricity it produces is clean renewable hydropower. Its lower-cost power production and electricity purchases support hundreds of thousands of jobs throughout the state.■For more information, www.nypa.gov


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