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Rebecca J. Watrous

Rebecca J. Watrous, museum educator. Member Capital District Council for Social Studies, Collaborative of Albany Area Cultural Educators (founder).

Background

  • Watrous, Rebecca J. was born on January 3, 1950 in Schenectady, New York, United States. Daughter of John Bradford and Aria Marie (Schwartz) Watrous.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History, St. Lawrence University, 1971. Master of Arts in History Museum Studies, Cooperstown Graduate Program, 1981.

    Career

    • Exhibits coordinator, education assistant Schenectady Museum, 1976-1977. Education coordinator Schenectady County History Society, 1978-1979. Education director Historic Cherry Hill, Albany, New York, since 1981.

      Selected to develop Albany Experience pilot program, Governor's Mansion, Albany, 1985.

    Works

    • Editor: Kittie Putman and the Cherry Hill Family, 1984 (certified of merit American Association State and Local History 1985), (teaching materials) Different Voices, Different Truths (certified of merit American Association State and Local History 1992).

    Membership

    Member Capital District Council for Social Studies, Collaborative of Albany Area Cultural Educators (founder).

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, gardening, home renovation.

    Connections

    • Married Mark R. Weinheimer, May 14, 1983.
    • father: John Bradford Watrous
    • mother: Aria Marie (Schwartz) Watrous
    • spouse: Mark R. Weinheimer
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    Born January 3, 1950
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1971
      St. Lawrence University
    • 1981
      Cooperstown Graduate Program
    • 1976 - 1977
      Exhibits coordinator, Schenectady Museum
    • 1976 - 1977
      education assistant, Schenectady Museum
    • 1978 - 1979
      education coordinator, Schenectady County History Society
    • 1981
      education director, Historic Cherry Hill
      Albany, New York, United States