June 19, 1968 - Move that led to birth of Schenectady CC
Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 09:17 PM EDT
On this day in 1968, the move that led to the birth of Schenectady County Community College.
The 43-year-old van curler hotel closed due to bankruptcy earlier in the year, and the county had its eye on the property.
On June 19th, It went up for grabs in an auction.
The college was established in 1967 inside the Van Curler hotel, and has undergone multiple expansions through the decades.