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KEENE VALLEY | Alfred University’s Art Force 5, will visit Keene Central School Thursday, January 15th and 16th for a creativity training with students as part of the school’s ongoing Mindset social-emotional learning program. Read more

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LEWIS | A mountain named Inez: It’s official. The U.S. Department of Interior, Board on Geographic Names (BGN) this morning approved a requested name change for Mount Discovery, renaming the peak Mount Inez. Read more

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LEWIS | On Sept. 10, the Lewis Town Council will consider filing an official request to rename Mount Discovery as Mount Inez. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | In some ways, Inez Milholland was the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of her day: An attractive, flamboyant, unabashed New Yorker — she would have been aces with a Twitter account. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The national trend of women sweeping into office in historic numbers has reached Essex County. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Historical Society will present a free program entitled, “The Other Milhollands” on Friday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Hancock House in Ticonderoga. Read more

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The Ticonderoga Historical Society will open its new season with a free program and exhibit opening covering women’s suffrage and its ties to the area on Friday, April 20 at 7 p.m. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Hundreds packed Trinity Park in Plattsburgh last Saturday to rally against the Trump administration and the Republican-led Congress. Read more

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LEWIS | Nearly 200 participants climbed what was once known as Suffrage Hill to lay flowers on the grave of famed suffragist Inez Milholland and pay tribute to her legacy. Read more

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LEWIS | On Jan. 20, Adirondack Women’s March reconvenes for a return rally to support women’s rights, civil rights and policy that protects health and safety of all people. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Both suffrage and anti-suffrage points of view are part of the new suffragists history exhibit at the Adirondack History Museum. Read more

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LEWIS — One hundred years after New York approved women’s voting rights, markers celebrate Inez Milholland Read more

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LEWIS — A dedication ceremony for a new state historical marker identifying Inez Milholland Boissevain’s final resting place will be held Saturday, May 20 at noon at the Lewis Town Hall. Read more

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LAKE PLACID — Local destinations included in new I LOVE NY campaign: John Brown’s Farm, North Star Underground Railroad Museum Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Historians are looking for any suffragist memorabilia that might remain tucked in attics or among family collections. Read more

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Inez Milholland spent her summers in the Adirondacks, in Lewis. Read more

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LEWIS — The final resting place of suffragist Inez Milholland was covered in roses and white lilies and decorated with an American flag after hundreds gathered at her snowbound gravestone set flat against the ground a hundred years ago. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE — This next week, local youths will be enlightening an area audience about how a century ago local citizens had prominent roles in influencing legislators to guarantee women’s right to vote. Read more

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