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Anne Diggory Show at Blue Mountain Gallery in NYC Includes Painting with Historical Connection to Huletts.

February 19th, 2018 · No Comments

Local artist, Anne Diggory, has a wonderful show at the Blue Mountain gallery in New York City running until February 24th at 4:00 pm entitled: Out of place – shifts in media, location, and content. There will be a closing reception at 4:00 pm on February 24th. If you live or work in New York [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · History · Lake George · The Environment · The Landing

Top News Story of Huletts: 2017

December 31st, 2017 · Comments Off

Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Company members responding to the truck rollover accident the morning of September 15th. Well here it is – the end of 2017. While all the major media outlets are recapping the big events of the past year, I like to move into the new year by taking one last look back [...]

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Tags: History · Our Neighbors · The Landing

Now for Some History: Late 50′s / Early 60′s

December 28th, 2017 · Comments Off

Golf tournament winners with their trophy’s circa late 1950′s or early 1960′s. (Click images to see full-scale.) Update: Thanks to the many people who responded that the two men on the left in the picture above are George Sherger (father) & George Sherger (son). Also pictured together below. If you recognize any of the people [...]

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Tags: History

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays

December 25th, 2017 · Comments Off

To celebrate Christmas, I offer a short video below about the Church of the Navity in Bethlehem which has the greatest historical significance to Christians throughout the world. I would also like to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas. May you be at home with the ones you love.

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Tags: History · International News · Our Neighbors

Gift Idea: Water & Light – S.R. Stoddards Lake George

December 13th, 2017 · Comments Off

The cover of Water & Light, a new book of Seneca Ray Stoddard’s photos of Lake George. (Available in hard cover or soft cover.) The Chapman Historical Museum is offering for sale a wonderful new book comprised of the best Seneca Ray Stoddard photos from its collection. Stoddard, who photographed Lake George in the 1870′s [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · History · Lake George

An Aerial View on ‘Black Friday’

November 24th, 2017 · Comments Off

An aerial view of Huletts, taken on Thanksgiving day, November 23, 2017. (Click to see full-scale.) While you are hopefully enjoying “Black Friday”, preferably from in front of a computer screen, here is an aerial view of the Landing, taken from above Burgess Island. (Many thanks to Liam Ballantyne for the photo.)

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Tags: Adirondacks · Casino Fun · History · Lake George · The Environment · The Landing

Stanley R. Barber: R.I.P.
December 19, 1917 – November 06, 2017

November 11th, 2017 · Comments Off

I was sorry to learn of the death of Stanley Barber this past week, 44 days shy of his 100th birthday. Stanley was born Dec. 19, 1917 in Dresden, N.Y., he was the last surviving child of the late Royden and Eunice Barber. Royden Barber, was instrumental in selling the first Hulett hotel to William [...]

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Tags: History · Our Neighbors · The Landing

Nine Years Old

November 9th, 2017 · Comments Off

Well, here it is – another November 9th. Today is the day I celebrate the “birthday” of the Huletts Current. It’s now been exactly nine years since my first post in 2008. Today, when checking the logs – we get readers from all over the United States and the world. I think this comes back [...]

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Tags: History · The Landing

Memories of Family Movie Night?

October 15th, 2017 · Comments Off

The movie, Last of the Mohicans, with Randolph Scott and Binnie Barnes, was one of the movies shown in the Casino on “Family Movie Night” in the 1950′s. During the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s family movie night was a staple in the Casino. Movies such as: Cheaper by the Dozen, Robin Hood, Last of the [...]

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Tags: Casino Fun · History

Fort Ticonderoga Acquires Rare Muskets

September 10th, 2017 · Comments Off

Fort Ticonderoga has recently acquired three British muskets that last served at Fort Ticonderoga 240 years ago. Three muskets carried by the 53rd Regiment of Foot are a part of one of the most exciting moments of the Revolutionary history of Ticonderoga and are rare examples of British military firearms from the Revolutionary War. “The [...]

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Tags: History · Ticonderoga

Now For Some History: Arthur Wyatt’s Fay & Bowen Boat

September 5th, 2017 · Comments Off

Arthur Wyatt’s Fay & Bowen after being repaired circa 1940. Larry Nash (age 5) is seen in the boat. (Click image to see full scale.) Fay & Bowen 25 ft. Motor Boat Formerly Owned by A. H. Wyatt This boat was originally owned by J. Maurice Beach, resident in the Hamlet. On July 26th, 1934, [...]

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Tags: History · Lake George · The Landing

Memorial Day: 2017

May 29th, 2017 · Comments Off

“I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.” – – Nathan Hale Update: 10:00 AM I just learned that Conrad Peterson is going to be the Whitehall Memorial Day Parade’s Grand Marshall.

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Tags: History · Our Neighbors · The Landing

Happy Easter

April 16th, 2017 · Comments Off

This morning’s Gospel reading is John 20:1–9: On the first day of the week, Mary of Magdala came to the tomb early in the morning, while it was still dark, and saw the stone removed from the tomb. So she ran and went to Simon Peter and to the other disciple whom Jesus loved, and [...]

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Good Friday 2017

April 14th, 2017 · Comments Off

Christ Crowned with Thorns Hendrick ter Brugghen 1620 “Christ is shown with his head down, quietly suffering in the forecourt of Pilate’s palace, surrounded by jeering soldiers. The scene depicts one of the torments that Christ was subjected to on the long Friday that ended in his death upon the Cross. Mockingly he has been [...]

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