FORT JOHNSON - The voices of long-silenced historical figures made
themselves heard again Saturday in a candlelit Old Fort Johnson.

The fort, on the corner of Routes 5 and 67, celebrated New York State
Archives Month on Saturday night with an event called "Voices of the
Past,"?which featured readings from 18th and 19th century letters and

Several groups of visitors were led throughout rooms of the fort and
listened to volunteers, some dressed in historical garb, as they read
excerpts from various documents.


Bob Sullivan
Schenectady Digital History Archive
Schenectady County (NY) Public Library