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The 1812 Homestead Farm & Museum
A "hands-on" working farm & museum
Route 22 & Reber Road North, Willsboro, NY
(518) 963-4071 or 563-7504

Adirondack Almanack
Local & Regional Politics, Culture & History

Adirondack Architectural Heritage
Formed to "encourage better public understanding, appreciation and stewardship of the Adiorndacks' unique architectural heritage.   Steve Engelhart, Exec. Director
1759 Main St., Keeseville, NY 12944
(518) 834-932

Adirondack Architecture
Good historical introduction; follow link to the Rustic Carpenter, Gothic & Great Camps

Adirondack Fire Towers
Links, Pictures, Information.

Adirondack Gilded Age Tour
The "Gilded Age" - a time when fabulous  estates were built in the heart of the Adirondacks so American aristocrats could live in luxury in the most remote wilderness.

Adirondack Great Camps
History & Pictures

Adirondack History Center
Essex County Historical  Society
Elizabethtown, NY
"Discover the Human Face of the Adirondacks"
(518) 873-6466

Adirondack History Network
Resources for Teachers

Adirondack History
The Battle of Lake George

Adirondack History
B-52 Crash on Wright Peak
Geological History
McIntyre Ironworks
Noah John Rondeau

History & books about the Adirondacks

The Adirondack Museum
Known nation-wide for its exhibits and collections that reflect two centuries of human endeavor in one of the last wilderness areas in the United States.
Classroom Presentations (within 2 hour drive)

Adirondack Park History

Adirondack Political History

Adirondack Railway Preservation Society
Railroad history & Tupper lake 

Bolton Historical Museum
Rt. 9N, Bolton Landing, NY
(518) 644-9960

Brighton Architectural  Heritage Committee
Survey & research the town's historic buildings.
PO Box 34, Rainbow Lake, NY 12976
(518) 327-3433

Camp Santanoni
Preserving the Great Camp for public education, recreation & inspiration.

Canoe Trip Pictures - 1897

A Central Park for the World
Text & Historic Photos for Teachers & Students

Chapman Historical Museum
348 Glen St., Glens Falls, NY 
Southeastern Adirondack history from mid-1700's to present.

Crown Point State Historical Site
The first fortification here was built by the French in 1734; and eventually became a British fort.  For related  information see the America's Historic Lakes: Lake Champlain & Lake George Historical Site
(518) 597-3666 or 4666

Crandall Library
251 Glen St., Glens Falls, NY
Center for Folklife, history & cultural programs, gallery, films, lectures, etc.    (518) 792-6508

Essex Community Heritage Organization, Inc.
Formed to preserve a village which is a unique collection of Federal and Greek Revival architecture
Route 22, PO Box 250   Essex, NY 12936
(518) 963-7088

The Fire Towers of New York
Section on Adirondack Fire Towers

Fort Ticonderoga 
Begun in 1755 by the French, Fort Ticonderoga was the key to the North America continentî during a volatile period of more than two decades in the 18th century.

Ft. William Henry Museum
Beach Rd. & Canada St., Lake George, NY
Restored colonial fortress from French & Indian War.

Guides & Guiding in the Adirondacks
Text & Historic Photos for Teachers & Students

Historic Maps of New York

Historic Saranac Lake
Works to encourage historic preservation in the community through education and research.

Horicon Museum
Rt. 8, Brant Lake, NY
Nine room farmhouse with antique clothing, pictures, displays, furniture, farm equipment, doll collection, etc.
(518) 494-7286

House of History
Franklin Co. Historical & Museum Society
Malone, NY   Contact

The Iron Center
Documents & interprets the 19th & 20th century operations of the Town's iron industry
16 Park Place   Port Henry, NY 12974
(518) 546-3587 or 7524

John Brown Lives
A grassroots freedom education project.
(518) 962-4781 or

John Browns Farm
Lake Placid, NY 12946
(518) 523-3900

The untold story of the Iroquois influence on early feminists

Keene & Keene Valley History

Frances G. Kinnear Museum
Main St., Lake Luzerne, NY
Local hsitory
(518) 696-4520

Lake George Historical Museum
Canada St., Lake George, NY
Local history, art displays, original courtroom & jail cells, historical maps, etc.   (518) 668-5044


Minerva Historical Society
PO Box 46, Olmsteadville, NY 12857
(518) 251-2146

More Than Just Mountains
Adirondack History

Museums & Cultural Sites
Albany Region

New York State Museum

New York State Newspapers on Microfilm
List by County/Links to Libraries

Old Forge, Town of Webb
Historical Association

The Penfield Homestead Museum
Site of the world's first industrial application of electricity; preserving the legacy of the iron industry; plus extensive Civil War artifacts & information     Route 2, Ironville
Crown Point, NY 12928      (518) 597-3804

Martha Reben
Adirondack Writer
(A Woman of Courage profile)

Robert Louis Stevenson  Memorial Cottage
A museum to honor the author.
11 Stevenson Lane, Saranac Lake, NY 12983
(518) 891-1462

Historic Adirondack Great Camp
Raquette Lake, NY

Schoolhouse Museum
Lake Luzerne, NY
(518) 696-3656

Schroon-North Hudson  Historical Society
1144 US Rte 9, PO Box 444, Schroon Lake, NY 12870
Lumbering, turn of the century history; "Diaries of an Adirondack Boy" elementary program.
Lois Clark 518-532- 0533
Betty Osolin 518-532-9194

Six Nations Indian Museum
Dedicated to preserving the rich culture of the Six Nations Confederacy
Contact for Info & List of Speakers Available
County Rte. 60, Onchiota, NY 12989
(518) 891-2299

The Six Nations
Iroquois History - Links to Many Other Sites

Stony Creek Historical Museum
History of Stony Creek
Lanfear Rd. & Creek Center, Stony Creek, NY
(518) 696-5211

Ticonderoga Historical Society
Hancock House, Ticonderoga, NY 12883

Town of Chester, Museum of Local History
Town Hall, 6339 State Route 9, Chestertown, NY
History of Chestertown & Pottersville areas
(518) 494-2711

Town of Webb History
Brown's Tract, Old Forge, Nat Foster

Traditional Logging in the Adirondacks
History, Pictures,  Adirondack Museum

Tuberculosis: Curing in the Adirondacks
Text & Historic Photos for Teachers & Students

Warrensburg Museum of Local History
Rt. 9, Warrensburg, NY
Local history   (518) 623-2928

White Pine Camp
Summer Home of Calvin Coolidge,
20 architecturally unique buildings

Women's Work in the Adirondacks
Stories, Pictures
Adirondack Museum

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