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Linda E. McLean

Linda E. McLean, American landmark director. Certified elementary and secondary teacher, New York.


  • McLean, Linda E. was born on April 16, 1950 in Hudson, New York, United States. Daughter of Albert V. and Frances A. (Lasher) McLean.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Russell Sage College, 1972. Master of Arts, State University of New York, Cooperstown, 1974. Certified arts, Bard College, 1975.


    • Arts intern Rensselaer County History Society, Troy, New York, 1972. Research intern Clermont State Historic Site, Germantown, 1972-1973, historic site assistant, 1974. Curator education Olana State Historic Site, Hudson, 1974-1980, acting director, 1975-1980.

      Director John Jay Homestead State Historic Site, Bedford, New York, 1980—2000, Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site, Yonkers, 1991—1993, Olana State Historic Site, Hudson, since 2000. Lecturer American art and Hudson River School, Lower Hudson Conference Consortium, Elmsford, New York, since 1985. Board directors Columbia County Council for Arts, Hudson, 1975-1979.

    Major achievements

    • Certified elementary and secondary teacher, New York.



    Board member Westchester County Bicentennial Committee, White Plains, New York, 1987-1988, Taconic Region Affirmative Action Committee, Staatsburg, New York, 1981-1985. Volunteer United States.M.A. West Point (New York ) Volumes, 1987-1990. Chairman United Way Appeal Taconic Region, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1986.

    Member American Association Museum, American Association State and Local History, Museum Association New York, Friends Hudson Opera House, Constitution Island Association, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Smnithsonian, Friends of John Jay, Friends of Olana, Cooperstown Graduate Association, Philanthropic and Educational Organization (chairman education program 1989, treasurer ways and means 1990).



    Gourmet cooking, writing, watercolors, travel.

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    Born April 16, 1950
    (age 67)
    • 1972
      Russell Sage College
    • 1974
      State University of New York
    • 1975
      Bard College
    • 1972
      Arts intern, Rensselaer County History Society
      Troy, Michigan, United States
    • 1972 - 1973
      research intern, Clermont State Historic Site
      Germantown, New York, United States
    • 1974 - 1980
      curator education Olana State Historic Site
      Hudson, Ohio, United States
    • 1980
      director, John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
      Bedford, Eastern Cape, South Africa
    • 1991 - 1993
      director, John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
      Yonkers, New York, United States
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