Warren County Bicentennial Celebrates 50th Birthday of the Warren County Municipal Center
In conjunction with the Warren County Bicentennial, Warren County will celebrate the 50th Birthday of the County Municipal Center on Friday Oct 18, 2013 from 10 a.m. - 3 pm. All departments, with the exception of the Department of Public Works, moved into the center over the summer of 1963.
County officials opened the doors to the public in a special dedication on Sunday October 13, 1963. Photographs from the event still exist and many members of the public still possess the large special edition newspaper published by the “Post-Star” in recognition of the event.
The 50th Anniversary Celebration will include:
- Student vocalist from Queensbury High School performing the “Star Spangled Banner” at the opening of the County Board of Supervisors’ Meeting, 10 a.m.;
- Tours of the Warren County Courtrooms – District Attorney Kate Hogan will bring to life: The People v. John Harrison, court case dated September, 1813; 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.; (Note: use Family Court entrance)
- Tours of the Public Safety Building and historical photographs – Sheriff Bud York; 10 a.m. & 1 p.m.;
- Self-guided tours of the Warren County Center – department displays in corridors, Come See What We Do!;
- Visitors are invited at Noon to Room 6-103 (first floor) for cake cutting, signing of guestbook, slide program;
- Classic Cars Display courtesy of Cooper’s Cave Auto Enthusiasts: c. 1950’s and 1960’s – DMV Parking Lot (weather permitting);
- Music from the 1960s;
- Balloons provided by Great Escape;
- Special visit from Revolutionary War hero and Warren County namesake, Joseph Warren.