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Historical Society to mark 125th year at Old Stone Fort

Schoharie site played significant role in nation’s past

Peter Couchman, left, and Solomon Sias
Peter Couchman, left, and Solomon Sias
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Peter Couchman may not be one of the founders of the Schoharie County Historical Society. But as the group celebrates its 125th year this summer, the former New York assemblyman from Gilboa will be celebrated as a man of vision. “It was Couchman who ensured that the Old Stone Fort would become property of the people of Schoharie County,” said Pete Lindemann of Howes Cave, a society trustee who worked with museum staff to create ...

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