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Victorian Tea Planned at Historic Lansing Manor

Contact:
Steve Ramsey
1-800-724-0309
stephen.ramsey@nypa.gov

July 20, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NORTH BLENHEIM—Historic Lansing Manor will be the site for a Victorian Tea Reception on Sunday, August 5. There will be two gatherings: 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., and reservations are required as there is limited seating to participate in this free event.

Tea sandwiches, desserts and scones will be served as well as a variety of teas. There will also be free guided tours of Lansing Manor.

The Lansing Manor House is filled with authentic furnishings from the first half of the 19th century. The house is listed in the national Register of Historic Places and is operated as a museum by the Power Authority in cooperation with the Schoharie County Historical Society.

The Manor House, marking its 30th anniversary as a museum, will be open daily, except Tuesday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Monday, October 29.

To reserve a seat at the Victorian Tea Reception, please call 1-800-724-0309.

Historic Lansing Manor is located on the grounds of the New York Power Authority’s visitors center in North Blenheim. It is on Route 30, 17 miles south of Middleburgh and five miles north of Grand Gorge.

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