The Ticonderoga Historical Society has received the donation of a table that once graced the “banqueting hall” of the original John Hancock mansion in Boston. The table was the gift of Benn and Claire Eilers of Bend, Oregon. Mr. Eilers is a descendant of Hancock’s … [Read more...] about Ticonderoga Historical Society Receives Table from Original Hancock House
Archives for August 2017
Essex is the center of a bicycling paradise. The roads are wide and in fairly good condition, local drivers provide wide berth and the scenery is quietly beautiful. The hamlet of Essex is at the bottom of all the hilly roads leading into it, so if you start in the hamlet, you’ll … [Read more...] about Biking in Essex: Amazing Adventures for All!
Colleen & Jim Van Hoven will present Russia by River: Moscow to St. Petersburg on August 24 at 7:00 p.m. This program will focus on the history of today’s Russia and the architecture and culture of its two most important cities, as well as the extensive waterways that … [Read more...] about Russia by River: Library Program on August 24
The Adirondack Art Association in excited to announce their September Art Exhibit for 2017. The exhibition, which will feature a group show of AAA artist members, will be held from August 25 to October 9, 2017. An opening reception which is free and open to the public will be … [Read more...] about September Art Exhibit Opening Reception at the Adirondack Art Association
In 1971, a corporate jet vanished from radar screens over Lake Champlain soon after takeoff from Burlington International Airport. Despite numerous search efforts since, it has never been found and is believed to be at the murky bottom of the lake. The plane, a Rockwell 1121 Jet … [Read more...] about Unresolved 1971 Lake Champlain Jet Crash (Sun Community News)