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Summer Sunday Stroll - Skidmore's First Home



Debbie Studwell will tour the area of Skidmore College’s first campus. In 1903, Lucy Scribner purchased 82 Circular Street to establish the Young Women’s Industrial Club of Saratoga that became Skidmore College. Over time, the campus expanded to Union Avenue and the surrounding streets.

Meet at: Entrance of Gideon Putnam Burying Ground located on South Franklin Street.

All Sunday morning tours last approximately 90 minutes and require walking and standing on varied terrain. Tours will be limited to thirty and tickets must be purchased in advance. The cost per tour is $15 for SSPF members and $20 for non-members.  For additional information on these summer strolls, or to purchase tickets to any of these upcoming tours visit our website, call (518) 587-5030, or email Jacqueline Bunge, Events & Programs Coordinator at

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