Former philanthropist left his mark in Clinton County By Tom French Many tycoons have ties to the Adirondacks: from the Vanderbilts, Guggenheims, and Rockefellers to most recently Harlan Crow, current owner of Marjorie Merriweather Post’s Camp … [Read more...] about William Miner: Builder of Adirondack dams, farm innovator
History & Culture
Mineville's No. 7 iron ore plant slated for demolition; community hopes for new use of property By Tim Rowland Metal was in such demand during World War II that Americans unbolted the bumpers from their cars and sent them to be melted down into … [Read more...] about Death of an Adirondack relic
By Tim Rowland We came for the flowers but stayed for everything else that was going on at the Crown Point Historic Site on I Love My Park Day, including bird banding, ancient fossils and the greatest Adirondack fire no one’s ever heard … [Read more...] about Flowers, fossils and fire: All found in Crown Point
Adirondack woods offer a bounty equal to any food store. Take care to follow rules around wild food gathering. By Carolyn Shapiro Jane Desotelle crouched at the edge of a brick walkway outside the Ausable Club lodge and plucked a green leaf and … [Read more...] about Woodland shopping for wild edibles
Fans of Debar Pond Lodge formulate next steps in fight to save the structure By Tim Rowland Built on the eve of World War II, Debar Lodge in the Town of Duane was a 20th century take on a 19th century idea. It recalled the chunky log … [Read more...] about What’s next for Debar Lodge?
Renaming pays homage to Black settler, lays foundation for honoring local history By Mike Lynch The renaming of a brook in the northern Adirondacks in honor of 19th century Black settler John Thomas has given diversity advocates a burst of hope … [Read more...] about Advocates cheer Adirondack brook’s name change