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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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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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Tags: Casino Fun · History

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

Rare French Painting Joins Fort Ticonderoga Museum Collection

December 16th, 2015 · Comments Off

Image of the Fort Ticonderoga Museum’s newest acquisition, one of the very few surviving contemporary images of French regiments that saw service in North America.(Click image to see full-scale.) Fort Ticonderoga is thrilled to announce the recent acquisition of an important painting of the French military on campaign from the mid-18th century. The work depicts [...]

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Tags: History · Ticonderoga

Now for Some History: January 1911

December 5th, 2015 · Comments Off

Horses Drown in Lake George Waters Geo. Potter of Bolton Takes Plunge with Team – Barely Escapes Death On Monday afternoon, George Potter, a teamster of Bolton, had a very narrow escape from drowning, when the sleigh which he was driving broke through the ice and sank to the bottom, carrying the team with it. [...]

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Happy Thanksgiving

November 26th, 2015 · Comments Off

‘Signing the Mayflower Compact 1620′, a painting by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris 1899. Before they established their colony in Plymouth, the Mayflower Compact was signed aboard the Mayflower on November 11, 1620 by the Pilgrims. They used the Julian Calendar, which, at that time, was ten days behind the Gregorian Calendar. Signing the document were [...]

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Tags: History · Our Neighbors

Email to the Editor

November 22nd, 2015 · Comments Off

The Burns’ note (in your Seven Years Old Birthday post) about their DelNoce days reminded me of my days working for your grandfather, George H. Eichler, during the summers of 1962 and 1963 as a waiter including an additional two years as headwaiter and then my final year, the summer of 1966 (the year I [...]

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Tags: History · Lake George · The Landing

Cool Link: Mohican Scanned for Hull Refit

November 21st, 2015 · Comments Off

New York’s Lake George Steamboat Company recently commissioned API Services to laser scan the hull of the oldest boat in its fleet, the 107-year-old Mohican. Visit: http://www.marinelink.com/news/historic-scanned-vessel400970.aspx

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Tags: History · Lake George · The Landing