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The 2018 Saratoga Show is scheduled for Sunday, June 3rd at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds. Dealer contracts will be sent soon. If you’re not sure if you are on the mailing list, contact the museum at (518) 885-7589 or and we can check.
Antique Bottle Show & Sale

162 Prospect St
Doors open to the public at 9:00 AM
Show closes at 2:30 Click here to view the show flyer
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For Information or table contract, contact:
Roy Topka (518) 779-1243
Phil Bernnard (518) 429-7641
National Bottle Museum (518) 885-7589 or

Message in a Bottle

6 years ago

The following tribute was presented by Ann Hauprich at the celebration of National Bottle Museum Executive Director Jan Rutland’s life on November 12, 2010.

Jan – who used to let me call her “Bubbles” as long as I responded to the nickname “Troubles” — would sometimes joke that while there was plenty of history on tap inside of the walls of the National Bottle Museum, she had yet to find a way to put TIME IN A BOTTLE.

But if time had permitted her to place a MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE before her recent passing, it would surely have included some of the things I feel honor-bound to share with you today.

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