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Fort Ticonderoga Exhibit Features Objects from the Bodies of George Washington, John Trumbull, and the Legendary Jane McCrea

October 9th, 2018 · Comments Off

The Lord Howe Mourning Pendant bearing the date of his death; July 6, 1758. Fort Ticonderoga today announced a new museum exhibit, ‘Pieces of Eight: Curiosities from the Collection,’ featuring objects from the bodies of famous or interesting characters from early American history including George Washington, renowned “Painter of the American Revolution” John Trumbull, and [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · History · Ticonderoga

Memorial Day 2018

May 28th, 2018 · Comments Off

Remembering all those who served. A beach no one should forget.

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Tags: History · National News · Our Neighbors

July 25th: Water & Light

April 21st, 2018 · Comments Off

I’m pleased to announce that on July 25, 2018, the Friends of Historic Huletts Landing is sponsoring; Timothy Weidner, Director of the Chapman Museum in Glens Falls, who will present an exhibit and lecture entitled: “Water & Light.” This unique presentation will focus on Sennaca Ray Stoddard images of Lake George from the 1880′s. Be [...]

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Tags: History · Lake George · NY State · The Environment

Postal Service Renews Huletts Post Office Lease

April 2nd, 2018 · Comments Off

The Huletts Landing Post Office. I’m happy to report that the U.S. Postal Service has renewed the lease for the Huletts Post Office for an additional 5 years, through 2023. So thank you to all those who purchase stamps and postage there. The Postal Service recognized the benefit it brings to the community and actually [...]

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Tags: History · The Landing

Happy Easter!

April 1st, 2018 · Comments Off

Noli me tangere (Do not touch me) c. 1630 Jan Brueghel the Younger (Jan Brueghel the Younger [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons) (Click image to see larger view.) This scene by Jan Brueghel the Younger, depicts Christ and Mary Magdalene on Easter Sunday. This Latin expression means “don’t touch me” or “don’t hold me back”. [...]

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Tags: History · International News · Our Neighbors

Good Friday 2018

March 30th, 2018 · Comments Off

The Deposition, also known as the Pala Baglione, Borghese Entombment or The Entombment, is an oil painting by the Italian High Renaissance painter Raphael. Signed and dated “Raphael Urbinas MDVII (1507)”, the painting is in the Galleria Borghese in Rome. (Click image to see full-scale.)

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

February 19th, 2018 · Comments Off

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