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Timeline

  • 1760s  Europeans brought by Mohawks to area's springs
  • 1776 Samuel Norton settles near High Rock
  • 1789  Gideon Putnam settles
  • 1803  Putnam's Tavern opens
  • 1819  Town Charter (part of Town of Saratoga)
  • 1826  Village of Saratoga Springs incorporated
  • 1832 Saratoga & Schenectady RR
  • 1863 Saratoga Race Course
  • 1870 Empire State Express links NYC & Saratoga directly
  • 1871 Town Hall built
  • 1892-3 Initial Convention Center built (South Broadway at Congress Park)
  • 1899/1900 The Trasks open their gardens at Yaddo to the public