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Albany History Race

  • Dates: September 30, 2017
  • Location: Albany Public Library
  • Address: 161 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12210
  • Time: 2:00 PM
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  • The Fourth Annual Albany History Race is an Amazing Race-style afternoon scavenger hunt for history experts, novices, and visitors interested in learning about Albany's past. No prior knowledge is needed. This year, to support the efforts of the future Albany Firefighters Museum, Albany Public Library is partnering with Albany firefighter Tim Blaney and City Historian Tony Opalka, who are researching the history of the Albany Fire Department. All locations visited in the race will have connections to the fire department and historic Albany fires. The event will begin and end at the library's local history room. Pizza will be provided to all participating teams and Albany-themed prizes will be awarded to the fastest teams. To register, and for more details, visit the Albany Public Library's event calendar.   Additional Equipment Required: Each team must have a car and either a phone or digital camera to take and store photos of their visits.Event Duration (hours): 3Not suitable for children under age 8.