Albany Walks for Health

A project by Albany Walks for Health

A Healthy Historic Walking Path will be established in the City of Albany from State and South Pearl Streets through much of the City’s South End Neighborhoods.  The Walking Path will serve to encourage physical activity, attract tourism and add to the neighborhood revitalizations efforts of current grass roots projects underway in the South End.   The Path will also serve as an educational resource, a catalyst for economic development and add to the recreational attractions for the City of Albany.Read more About Us

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Next, we proceed to the State Capitol where protests were happening against the Iraq war (in 2005). According to the History Channel, President George W. Bush declared war in March of 2003 to stop…

After, the tour travels a few blocks to the Times Union Center. On June 8, 2013, parents, teachers, and students gathered in favor of NYSUT at a protest called “One Voice United.” They protested…

Following, we follow an advertisement, from 1921, urging people to get riot coverage. The question still remains, why? Many things were going on in the United States during this time which could…

My second source brings us to Washington Park. Also during the 1950’s (1957 to be specific), a free concert was held; however, the teenaged girls at the concert did not care for the music because…