2017 Lecture Series

Thomas Wiggins 1890s

Thomas “Blind Tom” Wiggins

The most famous composer to appear at Klinkhart Hall . . . he inspired Dizzy Gillespie, Elton John, and T. Bone Burnett. And now he will inspire you! ... Read More
Blind Tom poster

Thomas “Blind Tom” Wiggins

The most famous composer to appear at Klinkhart Hall . . . he inspired Dizzy Gillespie, Elton John, and T. Bone Burnett. And now he will inspire you! ... Read More
First strip-Brenda Stasrr

Louisa Klinkhart: Starr Reporter?

Is she the mysterious "Sharon Springs Department" correspondent? ... Read More
Cobleskill Times July 11,1911

The Great Fire at Klinkhart

On Tuesday July 11, 1911, a tragic fire destroyed the first floor of Klinkhart Hall and took the life of Louisa Klinkhart. Here's the full story ... Read More
arsenic bottle

Arsenic & Old Klinkhart

Why is there a bottle of "DEADLY POISON" in the attic of Klinkhart Hall? What does it have to do with the 1898 Gun Club Ball? ... Read More
Bradley Kincaid poster

Bradley Kincaid

Among some posters found in the basement of Klinkhart Hall in 2017, one advertises a live event in Smalley's Theatre. It's older than you think . . . ... Read More
Klinkhart Valentine

A Klinkhart Valentine

We found this unassuming Valentine In a recently acquired collection of Klinkhart memorabilia ... Read More
Klinkhart Hall circa 1885

The Klinkhart Hall Story

The historic Klinkhart Hall building occupies a unique place in the history and culture of Sharon Springs. Like everything else in Sharon Springs, it is a layered, sometimes complicated, history but it always makes for a good story ... Read More