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New Yorker cartoonist to talk Saturday at Mabee Farm

On Feb. 8, 1690, the French and their Indian allies ignored snowmen at the gates of Schenectady and attacked, killing 60 and taking 27 captive.
On Feb. 8, 1690, the French and their Indian allies ignored snowmen at the gates of Schenectady and attacked, killing 60 and taking 27 captive.
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Serious historians take note. Bob Eckstein isn’t here to debate some of the fuzzy details of the 1690 Schenectady Massacre. He just wants to talk about snowmen. “I’ve turned down speaking engagements at some universities because they just wanted me to be very academic,” said Eckstein, whose 2007 book “The History of the Snowman” included a chapter on a very dark moment in Schenectady history. “But I’ve always thought history should be more interesting and ...


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