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Altamont Museum showcases local history

The Village of Altamont Archives and Museum (VAAM) will hold an open house this Sunday, Jan. 31, from noon to 4 p.m.

The facility is located inside the Village Hall and includes an exhibit space in the Hallway Gallery.

Featured in the Archives will be a 2' x 6' photographic mural of a panoramic view of the village, as well as a metal panel fragment from a mural, \150 Years of Railroad History, painted in 1979 by Altamont artist Gene Jordan, which once existed in Paisano's Pizza Villa.

In the hallway gallery an exhibition, "A Sense of Place and Station: Altamont's Historic Houses," featuring prints of historic homes will be on view.

Visitors will be able to view images of the Miles Hayes House (Fairview Ave.); the Hiram Griggs House (Prospect Terrace); the Philip Edelman House (Grand St.); the Mayor Frederick Keenholts House (Lincoln Ave.) among others.

For further information, contact Marijo Dougherty at 861-8125.

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