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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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KEENE VALLEY | Better than a century ago, a merchant in Plattsburgh took out an advertisement in the paper, using copy that must have seemed hilarious at the time. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Women’s right to vote at a national level is celebrating its 100th birthday this year and next. But the fight for suffrage began 70 years before that, and swept along a fascinatingly complex coalition of interests and issues. 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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PLATTSBURGH | Jacqueline Kelleher has been named the new Clinton County Attorney. Read more

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Happy National Voter Registration Month! 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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MIDDLEBURY | The Vermont Constitution of 1777, in which Vermont declared itself an independent state, reflected its drafters’ desire to make suffrage broadly inclusive. 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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TICONDEROGA | The Fort Ticonderoga Fort Fever series continues at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 11 with “A Charmingly Aggressive Woman: Sarah Pell’s Struggle for History and Human Rights.” Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga Historical Society wants residents to join the staff for a one-day bus excursion to the New York State Museum in Albany, with a stop at the Tulip Festival, on Saturday, May 12. 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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CHAZY — Free concert to celebrate centennial of women’s suffrage in the state Read more

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TICONDEROGA – The Hancock House will soon showcase the centennial of women’s suffrage in New York state. Read more

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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand traces parallels between suffragist movement, current activism in visit to Adirondack History Museum in Elizabethtown 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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