The Gilded Age Rises Again in Troy, NY

  • Thu, May 19, 2022 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Hart Cluett Museum

    57 2nd Street
    Troy, New York 12180
Ticket Price $0.00-$15.00 This event is now over

Kathryn Sheehan, Rensselaer County & Troy City Historian will present an illustrated lecture on how Troy’s 19th century architecture became an integral backdrop to the Julian Fellows HBO series “The Gilded Age”.  Kathryn worked with the location scouts and production designer on locations throughout the city as well as providing information on how Troy appeared during the Gilded Age, who the major players were in the city at the time that represented “old” money and “new” money.  Kathryn will also share some of the behind the scenes stories that happened during the filming for season one.  

Please Note:

  • This event takes place at the Hart Cluett Museum located at 57 2nd St., Troy.
  •  Doors open at 6:00 PM;  lecture begins at 6:30 pm and will last approximately 60 minutes.
  • Limited Capacity - Get your reservations now!
  • Tickets to this event are Free of charge to Members; Non-Members $15..  Admission to the museum is included in the cost of your ticket.
  • Facemasks are optional, but recommend during all in-person, indoor HCM programs and events.

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Date & Time

Thu, May 19, 2022 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Venue Details

Hart Cluett Museum

57 2nd Street
Troy, New York 12180 Hart Cluett Museum
Hart Cluett Museum

The Hart Cluett Museum is operated by Historic Rensselaer County (Rensselaer County Historical Society), a dynamic not-for-profit educational organization established in 1927 to connect local history and heritage with contemporary life. We enrich the present and advocate for the future by bringing the region's past to life, recognizing every face and every story. In pursuit of this mission, we collect, preserve, study, interpret, and make accessible a broad variety of objects and documents. We also conduct educational programs that inspire public enthusiasm for our roots and bolster the entrepreneurial appetites of our community.


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