The new Adirondack Welcome Center off the Northway in Queensbury honors 21 people in an Adirondacks Walk of Fame. They include artists, inventors, athletes, an escaped slave, and a vice president of the United States.
Syracuse University Press recently sent us one of its new books, Graves of Upstate New York by Chuck D’Imperio. The book provides brief biographies of one hundred notable personages buried in upstate New York, which the author defines as all of the state north of New York City. It also describes how to get to each of the gravesites. Part three of the book is titled “Adirondacks and North Country.” It features ten people, but only three of them are buried within the Blue Line. Can you guess who they are? OK, I’ll tell you. John Brown. The fiery abolitionist >>More