State Awards Will Boost Troy, Cohoes Historic Sites, Attract Visitors

This article appeared in the Albany Times Union on December 14th, 2017

By Kenneth C. Crow II

Cultural tourism along the Hudson River, where 19th century and early 20th century industry boomed, is getting a $1.2 million economic development boost from the state to help better tell its history.
The main display area of the Hudson Mohawk Industrial Gateway's Burden Iron Works Museum in South Troy will be restored to recapture the grandeur of the cherry paneled offices of was once a major employer. Its industrial might was felt well beyond the Capital Region's borders. CONTINUE READING