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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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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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Tags: History · International News · Our Neighbors

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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Palm Sunday 2017

April 9th, 2017 · Comments Off

Entry into Jerusalem Pieter Coecke van Aelst circa 1530 and 1535 From the collection of Bonnefantenmuseum “In the foreground, several figures are cheering Christ on his entry into Jerusalem on a donkey. The Mount of Olives, where Jesus and his disciples have come from, can be seen in the distance. The painting gives a very [...]

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French Architecture Focus of Fort Fever Series Program March 12th

March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off

French vernacular architecture at Carillon will be the topic of the next Fort Fever Series program on Sunday, March 12, 2017, at 2:00 P.M. given by Assistant Director of Interpretation Nicholas Spadone. Admission is $10; free for Members of Fort Ticonderoga and Ambassador Pass Holders. Fort Ticonderoga’s “Fort Fever Series” continues on Sunday, March 12th, [...]

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Tags: History · Ticonderoga

Famous Painting: The County Election, 1852

January 31st, 2017 · Comments Off

The County Election, 1852 by George Caleb Bingham (1811–1879). Oil on canvas. Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, Mo., Gift of Bank of America. (Click to see full-scale.) All the goings-on in Washington D.C. recently, reminded me of the famous painting shown above. “The County Election pictures the American democratic system in progress. The story [...]

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Tags: History · Our Neighbors

Now for Some History: 1950′s

January 30th, 2017 · Comments Off

Entering Huletts Landing in the winter. Circa 1950′s.

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President Taft’s Visit to Fort Ticonderoga focus of Fort Fever Series Program January 8th

January 2nd, 2017 · Comments Off

President Taft speaks at Fort Ticonderoga during his visit on July 6, 1909. Fort Ticonderoga’s “Fort Fever Series” begins on Sunday, January 8th, at 2 p.m. with “President Taft Comes to Ticonderoga,” presented by Director of Education, Rich Strum. Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased at the door; Fort Ticonderoga Members are [...]

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Tags: History · Ticonderoga

Top News Story of Huletts: 2016

December 30th, 2016 · Comments Off

Washington County highway department workers placing the new deck on the 6B bridge in Huletts Landing during June 2016. (Click image to see full-scale.) 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 [...]

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Tags: History · The Landing

Now for Some History: 1919

December 29th, 2016 · Comments Off

The NY State Archives has an image in their collection of William C. Noble, fire observer, sitting in the doorway of a wooden shack used for observing the outbreak of forest fires on Black Mountain in 1919. It can be enlarged to see full-scale.

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Tags: Adirondacks · History · The Landing

Famous Supreme Court Case Has Local Connection

December 13th, 2016 · Comments Off

One of the most famous United States Supreme Court cases, Engel v. Vitale, 370 U.S. 421 (1962) (sometimes known as the school prayer case) has a significant local connection. William J. Vitale, Jr. was the School Board President of the school district that was involved in the case. Mr. Vitale was a summer resident of [...]

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Tags: History · National News · NY State · The Landing