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PLATTSBURGH | Students in Dr. John McMahon’s African-American political thought class have been uncovering 40 years of black activists, politicians, writers and musicians who have come to campus. Read more

The Sun

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In this column, in the March 13 issue of The Sun, I wrote about the historic 1804 Stephen Griffing house, opposite Thurman Station, changing hands after the land had been deeded to the family for 119 years. Read more

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VERGENNES | Vergennes’ picturesque boat basin is located below the falls in the downtown section of Vermont’s Little City. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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This past winter might have possibly been a lot worse, but it is hard indeed to imagine just how much longer and harder it could possibly have been. Read more

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CROWN POINT | Fans of the historic site and campground at Crown Point reacted with enthusiasm last week to state plans for a new Unit Management Plan that will serve as a blueprint for how the properties are used and improved. Read more

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Ira Millington, of Bakers Mills, was severely injured in an accident there Friday morning, March 14, 1919. He was driving his team in front of the store of Morehouse & Lawrence and leading a horse behind his wagon. Read more

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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

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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

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Recently, a reader submitted a letter addressing the illegal immigrant situation. Although I welcome national security, the rhetoric and the inflated, false statements are disturbing. Read more

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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

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

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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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WEST RUTLAND | Today’s Carving Studio and Sculpture Center in West Rutland served as the West Rutland Vermont Marble Company Store during the early 1900s. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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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

Where the bodies are buried... Read more

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SOUTH BURLINGTON | Tim Camisa and Mike Rooney, of South Burlington’s Antiques at Vermont shop at the University Mall, are hosting a current exhibit of patent medicine in Vermont. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA | People have long wondered what it might be like if walls could talk, but what about the artwork that hangs from them? At St. Mary’s School, they can, sort of. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | People of color got a rare taste of military equality during the American Revolution, a status they would not enjoy again for another 170 years. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | All are invited to discover British garrison life in February 1775, three months before Ticonderoga was pulled into the American War of Independence, at the Fort Ticonderoga living history event set for Feb. 16. Read more

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