"More from the Historian’s Desk" is a compilation of stories and facts based on the history of the town of Guilderland, nearby villages, and faraway places that were previously published in The Altamont Enterprise. This book of local history focuses on the daily lives of people and the events that shaped the future for those who would follow. It is a sequel to From the Historian's Desk, published in 2008.
Alice Begley is a registered historian with the Association of Public Historians of New York State and is currently the Town of Guilderland Historian. She has been writing about history in magazines, newspapers and books and making the past come alive for readers for over thirty years. Alice has written a play, "An Evening With Theodosia," that has been produced in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and in the Fort Orange Club in Albany, New York for two years. Theodosia was born in a mansion where the Fort Orange Club stands today. She was the daughter of Aaron Burr, a lawyer and legislator in Albany and later elected Vice-President of the United States.