Albany History Race

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adult (Ages 18+)
Date: 9/26/2015
Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Time: 4:00 PM
 The Albany History Race is an Amazing Race style afternoon scavenger hunt for history experts, novices, and new residents interested in learning about Albany's past. The event will begin in the local history room at the Washington Avenue Branch of Albany Public Library and conclude at McGeary's Pub where participating teams will receive 20% off their food and drink that afternoon, plus additional discounts and prizes for the fastest teams!

Here's how you can participate and win!

Make a team! All teammates must fit in one car. You provide the car.

Meet at the library at 1pm on Saturday, 9/26 to receive clues directing you to historic locations in Albany.

Plan the quickest route to visit the locations that afternoon.

Hop in your team's car, race to the spots, and document your visit with your cell phone camera or digital camera.

The final stop is McGeary's Pub where all teams will get a 20% discount on food and drink! We'll also reward the fastest teams with additional prizes from The Albany Distilling Company, Fort Orange General Store and more!

Registration begins September 1, 2015. To sign up your team, have only one member of your team register below. or call 518-427-4376. For more details, please email

Library: Washington Ave. Branch    Map
Location: Local History Room
Registration Ends: 9/26/2015 at 1:00 PM
Status: Closed

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