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Eight Years Old

November 9th, 2016 · Comments Off

Well, here it is November 9th. We have a new President-elect Trump and one doozy of a national election is now over. So today it’s time for some “real” news. Today is the day I celebrate the “birthday” of the Huletts Current. It’s now been exactly eight years since my first post in 2008. It’s [...]

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Tags: History · The Landing

Bits of Everything

September 24th, 2016 · Comments Off

Former Board Member Rejected by Voters Appointed to Whitehall School Board From Manchester Newspapers. How a Rembrandt Ended Up in Glens Falls From North Country Public Radio Painters Headed to Ticonderoga From the Sun Newspapers

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Tags: Adirondacks · History · NY State · The Landing · Ticonderoga · Washington County · Whitehall

New Book: The Battle of Lake George

September 7th, 2016 · Comments Off

The Battle of Lake George: England’s First Triump in the French and Indian War by William R. Griffith IV was released this past week. This is a great new release that sounds very intriguing. In the early morning of September 8, 1755, a force of French Regulars, Canadians and Indians crouched unseen in a ravine [...]

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Tags: History · Lake George

Now for Some History: July 1922

August 28th, 2016 · Comments Off

This postcard from July 20, 1922, depicting Huletts Landing, was mailed from Silver Bay NY. Sometimes the most interesting part of an old postcard is what was written on it. Many thanks to Russ Considine for providing this glimpse into the summer of 1922. Here is what was written on the back: “Have come to [...]

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Tags: History · Lake George

Bits of Everything

August 21st, 2016 · Comments Off

The Chronicle: Off-duty police officer from Cheektowaga was key to LG fatal boat crash investigation The Daily Beast: America Was 20 Minutes Away From Being French

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Tags: Adirondacks · History · Lake George

Happy July 4th

July 4th, 2016 · Comments Off

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Tags: History · Our Neighbors

Celebrating Shakespeare

April 23rd, 2016 · Comments Off

April 23, 2016 is 400 years from what is believed to be William Shakespeare’s date of death. In celebration of this unique talent: Henry V – Speech – Eve of Saint Crispin’s Day

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Tags: History

A Blessed and Happy Easter to All

March 27th, 2016 · 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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Tags: History · Our Neighbors

Palm Sunday 2016

March 20th, 2016 · Comments Off

Taken from the Jerusalem Triptych c. 1497-1500 The National Museum in Warsaw Gdansk, Poland Netherlandish or Northern German painter (Click image to see larger version.)

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Tags: History · International News

Designing the Future for Fort Ticonderoga’s Pavilion

February 9th, 2016 · Comments Off

Fort Ticonderoga’s Pavilion is located on the shore of Lake Champlain below the Fort. A very historic building lies on the grounds of Fort Ticonderoga that many people don’t know anything about. Located below the Fort, on the shore of Lake Champlain, stands the Pavilion. It was built as a summer home in 1826 by [...]

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Tags: History · Ticonderoga

Saturday Quote

January 30th, 2016 · Comments Off

“A sunny disposition is worth more than [a monetary] fortune. Young people should know that it can be cultivated; that the mind like the body can be moved from the shade into sunshine.” Andrew Carnegie

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Now for Some History: June 1913

January 17th, 2016 · Comments Off

BURGLAR’S LAST JOB Hudson Falls Man Killed While Robbing House at Hague Shot By Artist Harry Watrous Frank Cardinal Fatally Wounded by Two Bullets from Colt Automatic—His Brother Escapes Uninjured But is Captured and Jailed. Harry W. Watrous, a New York artist, at 2 o’clock Monday morning discovered Frank and Joseph Cardinal, of Hudson Falls, [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · History

Top News Story of Huletts: 2015

December 29th, 2015 · Comments Off

A “road closed” / detour sign was in place for three months as the Eichlerville bridge was worked on in 2015. Since I’ve been writing here on the Huletts Current, I’ve gotten in the habit of recapping at the end of the year what I consider to be the top news story of Huletts Landing [...]

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Tags: History · The Landing

Merry Christmas

December 25th, 2015 · Comments Off

I want to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy holiday season. Mary, Did You Know? – Peter Hollens

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Tags: History · International News · The Landing