Historical society plans program

CHARLESTON – The Charleston Historical Society will present Bob Cross’ program, Thomas Machin – Great Chain at West Point, on Sunday at 2 p.m.

Cross is a certified secondary English teacher who taught for 30 years at Middleburgh Central School, according to a news release.

Cross will give an overview of the achievements of Thomas Machin Sr. and family. Machin is most responsible for the Great Chain at West Point, the news release said.

The program is free and open to the public.

Refreshments will follow the program.

The Charleston Historical Society is located at 390 Polin Road.

For more information, call 883-3682.

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