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PLATTSBURGH | The Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration of 2019 will start Sept. 12 and continue until Sept. 15. The theme for this year’s commemoration event is “Red, White and Blue.” Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A few years ago, the Champlain Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) set about work to remove dirt and debris from veterans’ gravestones in local cemeteries. Read more

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NEW RUSSIA | Ansel Holcomb was the only son of one of the first pioneer families to settle here. 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

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PLATTSBURGH | Local officials unveiled preliminary designs for a new waterfront park last week. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Bernard Amell lived a long and full life. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The North Country’s delegation to the state legislature is primed to get back to work. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Submissions are being sought for the Town of Plattsburgh’s new “Hometown Heroes” banner program. Read more

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Visitors to the Little City of Vergennes arrive not only by auto, but they come via boat, too. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Town Board last week approved an agreement with the Clinton County American Legion that will eventually kickstart work on a new veterans memorial in the hamlet of Cliff Haven. Read more

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LEWIS | The Veteran’s Memorial park in Lewis is nearing construction’s end. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The annual Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration will return to downtown Plattsburgh on Sept. 7-10. Read more

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VERGENNES — Shipbuilders Adam and Noah Brown of New York City began their illustrious career in 1804 at a shipyard located in a marshy area where today’s Cherry and Clinton streets meet right along Manhattan’s East River shore. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — The city came alive over the weekend as their neighbor to the north celebrated their 150th anniversary. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY — A new book by historian and Champlain College professor Willard Sterne Randall reexamines the nearly forgotten War of 1812, also known as America’s Second War of Independence. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum was the latest recipient of a $47,606 National Park Service American Battlefield Protection Program grant from the National Park Service. Read more

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TICONDEROGA – As Ticonderoga town historian, William Dolback wears many hats, including managing the town’s cemeteries and giving historical tours. Read more

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CHAMPLAIN — For many years, Point au Fer wasn’t where people lived, but where they fought. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — It’s almost time to re-live the biggest moments in Battle of Plattsburgh history. Read more

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You might have some problems finding “comparables,” but a piece of American history is for sale in the farthest north point of New York State. Read more

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