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The historic Griffing homestead farm in the town of Thurman, which came into the possession of the family in 1800 and has been held continuously by descendants of the original owner, Stephen Griffing, has been sold during this month by Orley Hazelton Read more

Community Columnists

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TICONDEROGA | Perhaps no peace has led to so much war. Read more

The Sun

“Among the many amusements, nothing influences for evil as much as the dance. It is demoralizing in its effect, and it is an established fact that it is one of the greatest causes of immorality. Read more

Community Columnists

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KEENE VALLEY | Start-up funds from three grants and local donations will allow the Keene Valley Library Association to launch a new oral and visual history-gathering project via online and in-person storytelling. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | To celebrate the date that the Kiwanis Club of Plattsburgh received its charter on April 11, 1929, a 90th-anniversary gala will be held in the Adirondack Room at the Butcher Block Restaurant on Saturday, April 13, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | In the winter of 1758, northern Lake George was blanketed in three feet of snow. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | For a half-century, climbers of “trailless” mountains in the High Peaks could usually, but not always, find a metal cylinder strapped to a tree with the name of the corresponding peak stenciled on the side. Read more

The Sun

It was just 100 years ago that Warrensburgh folks had something really nice to gossip about. Read more

Community Columnists

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TICONDEROGA | When paper mill magnate Horace Moses built the Hancock House in 1925, he envisioned it as a repository of knowledge and art. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | Discovery of 1770s-era burial ground in Lake George prompts talk of preserving plot as historic site Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | Mark Barie had written several important, tightly documented, history books when he decided to delve into historical fiction. The experience, he said, was liberating. Read more

The Sun

STOWE | Celebrated snowboarder and author Brian L. Knight will discuss his new book, “Snowboarding in Southern Vermont; From Burton to the U.S. Open,” at the Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum in Stowe, Vermont on Friday, Feb. 1, at 6 p.m. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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SCHROON LAKE | It was supposed to have been one of Stephanie DeZalia’s better days. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Community residents, clergy and businesses began the process of recovery, after a mid-afternoon fire the day after New Year’s destroyed the historic Schroon Lake Community Church and heavily damaged the neighboring parsonage... Read more

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TICONDEROGA | George Santayana might have been correct when he warned that those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it, but the Spanish philosopher was also being a bit of a sourpuss. Read more

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PORT HENRY | Somehow, the Christ Episcopal Church in Port Henry has made it this far. Read more

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GOSHEN | The location of Vermont Civil War veteran Willard Birchard’s final resting place is not clear, but experts know he lies in an unmarked grave somewhere within the boundaries of Goshen’s tiny historic community cemetery. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A powerful old cartoon circa 1900 returned early this year to its owners. Read more

The Sun

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SARANAC LAKE | Historic Saranac Lake is in the process of purchasing the home and offices of Dr. E.L. Trudeau, a remarkable property beside the historic Saranac Lake Laboratory. Read more

The Sun

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WILLSBORO | A pair of projects in the town of Willsboro are seeking to renovate and restore the history of the region. Read more

The Sun

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