The Battle of the Bouquet River Willsboro, New York MAY 13, 1814 PA! PA! THE BRITCHES IS COMIN! THE BRITCHES IS COMIN! These are the words yelled by young Elihu Higby to his father Levi as he ran in the door of the Higby’s Willsboro distillery on that day in 1814, to … [Read more...] about The Battle of the Bouquet River
I've been scribbling Essex doodles for months. Fancy buildings. Falling down buildings. Quirky characters who pass by and through both. And some who don't... Next Tuesday at the Depot Theatre in Westport I'm going to show you what I've been up to. I'll be joined by several … [Read more...] about How do you doodle, Essex?
The following quotation and the image of William Gilliland's portrait come from Plattsburgh resident, historian, and writer David Glenn. Portrait of William Gilliland (1734-1796) Pioneer Settler of Essex and Clinton Counties, New York This oil paint on canvas portrait was … [Read more...] about A Brief History of William Gilliland