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Civics & Public Affairs

Cornplanter's Pipe Tomahawk

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Cornplanter was a leader of the Seneca nation around the time of the American Revolution. After the war, he entered into treaties with the newly formed United States. George Washington gave him a pipe tomahawk, which was later purchased by the New York State Museum. It was stolen about 70 years ago, but has now been returned.

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Facts and Faction

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There is a very rare piece of American history on display in our area. This piece of our past has lessons for our present.

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Edmonia Lewis | She Inspires

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Learn about internationally recognized sculptor & Rensselaer County native, Edmonia Lewis.

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Ethelda Bleibtrey | She Inspires

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Learn about Ethelda Bleibtrey, the first woman ever to win three Olympic gold medals.

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Grace Hudowalski | She Inspires

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Grace Hudowalski was the first woman to hike the 46 peaks of the Adirondacks and was a pioneer in the creation of the ADK Forty-Sixers club.

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