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Join us in celebrating the Revolutionary Women of New York

On Thursday, December 5, 2019, the Schuyler Center will host a fundraiser celebrating Revolutionary Women of New York, including our founder, Louisa Lee Schuyler, and her great-grandmother, Eliza Schuyler Hamilton. The event will be held at the Albany Institute of History and Art, in collaboration with the Albany Institute of History and Art’s Schuyler Sisters…
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Schuyler Center Board of Trustees Welcomes Two New Members

The Schuyler Center Board of Trustees welcomed two new members at its October meeting, Sandra Roche and Laura Jean Shipley. Since 2004, Sandra has served as the Chair of the Bloomingdale Family Program, an early childhood and parent education program in upper Manhattan. Bloomingdale was a model for the Head Start program during its development…
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A Day in Hamil-Tunes History!

On September 21, 2019, the Schuyler Center joined the Albany Institute of History and Art for their Family Expedition Day and Hamil-Tunes Karaoke. While museum-goers of all ages learned about the world of Alexander Hamilton and the Schuyler Sisters, our own President and CEO, Kate Breslin, spoke with passers-by about our link to Hamilton, our…
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Staff Fun Day 2019

On Thursday, September 12th, Schuyler Center staff participated in their annual Staff Fun Day event. This year, the team started their day at Board and Brush, a D.I.Y. wood sign workshop in Latham, New York that runs classes on creating custom wood signs to use as décor pieces. We learned how to sand, distress, stain…
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Schuyler Center Welcomes Matilda Gragg

The Schuyler Center welcomes Matilda Gragg as our newest Research Coordinator.  Matilda is an AmeriCorps VISTA Fellow at Siena College and will be working with policy staff on research, data products and communication material designed to expand SCAA’s collaboration capacities in the areas of health, family economic security, child welfare and early education.  Matilda’s work…
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Schuyler Center’s connection with Hamilton

A cynic could think that Schuyler Center’s “Hamilton fever” is opportunistic. They wouldn’t be entirely wrong. Many of us on the staff are head-over heels Hamilton fans, harboring dreams of receiving a personal invitation (and tickets) from composer/playwright/actor Lin Manuel Miranda himself. In fact, Schuyler Center’s connection with Alexander and Eliza Hamilton is real, as…
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The Schuyler Sisters and Their Circle

On July 23rd, members of the Schuyler Center family attended the special opening day reception for The Schuyler Sisters and Their Circle exhibit at the Albany Institute of History and Art. The exhibit, which runs through December 29th, features many artifacts from the Schuyler family history, including clothing, personal letters written by Phillip Schuyler and…
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Louisa Lee Schuyler and Her Legacy

This post was written by Schuyler Center's 2019 summer intern, Kathryn Delehanty, after a deep dive into the New York State Archives. Louisa Lee Schuyler, founder of the Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy, (SCAA), was born to Eliza Hamilton Schuyler and George Lee Schuyler in 1837. The Schuylers were a prominent family--Eliza Hamilton Schuyler,…
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