On This Spot: Saratoga Springs

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Join Carol Stone Godette, a native of Saratoga Springs, on a captivating journey through the city’s evolving landscape as she shares her observations on the significant transformations it has experienced during her lifetime. In her narrative, Godette weaves a rich tapestry of cherished memories, focusing on the unique mom-and-pop businesses that contribute to Saratoga Springs’ charm.
This compelling account is further enriched by the inclusion of historical photographs from the Saratoga Springs History Museum’s George S. Bolster Collection. Adding depth to her exploration, Godette features two contributions from Craig Wilson, a former columnist for The Saratogian.

“As your guide, Godette delves deep into the heart and soul of Saratoga Springs. Savor every word of On This Spot – it is a journey through the remarkable evolution of Saratoga Springs, offering wisdom and insights for those who seek to know more.” —Helen S. Edelman, journalist and dedicated Saratogaphile

Native Saratogian Carol Stone Godette, a retired fifth-grade teacher from the Saratoga Springs School District, has spent the last eight years captivating readers with her historical insights through the column On This Spot, featured in Simply Saratoga Magazine. In recognition of her writing, Carol’s column secured the prestigious second place for Best Column in the 2021 New York Press Association Contest.
Beyond her written contributions, Carol has passionately shared her knowledge through many historical programs for nonprofits. In 2022, she was honored as one of the recipients of the Saratoga County History Award, further cementing her dedication to preserving and promoting the rich history of the region.
In addition to her literary and historical pursuits, Carol is a co-owner of Saratoga’s Ben & Jerry’s, adding a sweet touch to her multifaceted contributions to the community.

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