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Adirondack History: The Roosevelt-Marcy Trail

Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt’s Race to North Creek The Roosevelt-Marcy Trail in the Adirondacks It was September 6, 1901―Vice President Theodore Roosevelt was attending a luncheon on Lake Champlain when he learned that President William McKinley had been shot at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo. Roosevelt rushed to be by the President’s bedside. After a few days, McKinley [...]

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Grandma Moses: An American Icon

Quilting Bee (Grandma Moses, 1950)

History in Our Backyard: Grandma Moses Grandma Moses: One of Our Most Celebrated Painters A self-taught painter, Grandma Moses, whose real name was Anna Mary Robertson, was born as she described back in the green meadows and wild woods on a farm in Washington County. The eldest daughter, she was born September 7, 1860 and [...]

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Tahawus, the History of an Abandoned Mining Ghost Town in the Adirondacks

Tahawus, NY. Photo Courtesy of Dave Honan

Tahawus: A Ghost Town in the Heart of the Adirondacks The One-Time Mining Town is Now a Nature Preserve The two-time abandoned ghost town, called Tahawus or Adirondak, dates back to the early 1800s when iron ore was first discovered in the mountains. Tahawus has been abandoned twice from the hardships of operating in the [...]

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