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Isaiah Rynders: Waterford Son

  • Location: Van Schaick Island Country Club 201 Continental Ave. , Cohoes, NY 12047 Cohoes, NY 12047
  • Dates: January 9, 2018
  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • Price: $5 Members/$6 Non-Members
  • Overview

    Isaiah Rynders:  Waterford Son  - presented by Waterford historian, Russ VanDervoort, on a notable figure from Waterford. Captain Isaiah Rynders was born in 1804 to Irish and German parents in Waterford, NY.  After achieving the title of Captain from his work on a sloop ship, which frequently stopped to do business in Waterford, he also worked his way into political life in New York City. He became a gang leader, a founding member of the "Empire Club" and a Tammany Hall boss for the 6th Ward. Though he moved, his family stayed in Waterford.