The Adirondack Experience museum in Blue Mountain Lake and The Wild Center in Tupper Lake are partnering in the research project and training program. It will involve diversity training for staff and interviews with people of color in focus groups that are within driving distance from the destinations.
History & Culture
Beyond its historic intrigue, though, Newcomb’s Camp Santanoni serves a more utilitarian purpose around two winter holidays and one March weekend: hot chocolate and a woodstove.
Part of her job will be working to create diversity training programs that can be used by local businesses. This programming will train the staff of “customer-facing” companies to expand their ideas of diversity and welcoming.
In total, about 90 acres of woods were consumed by the fire, and bordering the burn site are acres and acres of what you would expect: spruce, fir, white pine, maple, birch—but no aspen.
When Laura and Guy Waterman began researching and writing a history of hiking in the Northeast in 1979, they figured the project would take three years. Ten years later, the Appalachian Mountain Club released “Forest and Crag: A History of Hiking, Trail Blazing, and Adventure in the Northeast Mountains.”
The Adirondack Experience is digitizing 1,308 of the maps in its collection, dating back to 1703, thanks to a $60,500 grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources.
Stillwater’s tower was climbable for the adventurous the last three decades, but now it truly is in proper shape to welcome visitors, thanks to the Friends of Stillwater Fire Tower.
Former Explorer Publisher Dick Beamish interviewed longtime Newcomb supervisor George Canon for the November/December 2007 issue. Canon died Sunday, June 18, at the age of 77.
Writer Michael Benson tells the story of the 2015 prison breakout in the northern Adirondacks by inmates David Sweat and Richard Matt in his book, “Escape from Dannemora.”
Champlain Valley’s many quiet, country roads are ideal for cycling, so it’s no surprise that the Adirondack North Country Association chose the region for a new annual event called Bike the Barns.
Publisher Tom Woodman interviews Rev. Philip Allen, pastor of St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Indian Lake The Reverend Philip Allen is pastor of St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Indian Lake as well as St. Paul’s in Blue Mountain Lake and St. Joseph’s in Olmstedville. He grew up on the family dairy farm in Peru, New […]
Shortly after moving to the Adirondacks in 1996, I climbed Giant Mountain. Not only was it my first High Peak, it was the first time I’d climbed anything higher than the hill in the back yard where I grew up.