From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County February 1-14

By Essex County Historical Society
January 31, 2023
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


PORT HENRY


Asphalt Mixing Plant Underway At Port Henry


In addition to the large crushing and screening plant used for processing iron ore tailings, which are procured from the mining operations of Republi... Continue reading


A Further Look At The Story Of The Museum’s Concord Coach

By Essex County Historical Society
January 29, 2023
Category: HISTORY

In the September 21, 1950 edition of the Adirondack Record-Post recounted the story of the wayward coach.

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County January 15-31

By Essex County Historical Society
January 13, 2023
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


LAKE PLACID


RONDEAU, COLD RIVER HERMIT, AIMS TO BECOME BONA FIDE PILOT


Strange though it seems, Noah John Rondeau, the Adirondack hermit who for years "holed up" by himself in a homemade tee-pee in the Co... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County January 1-14

By Essex County Historical Society
December 30, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago



LAKE PLACID


MED. BOARD FAVORS A NEW HOSPITAL


The following resolution was adopted at the monthly meeting of the Medical Board of the Lake Placid General Hospital, held January 6, 1948. "Resolve the Me... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County December 15-31

By Essex County Historical Society
December 15, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago



WILMINGTON


Whiteface Ski Project Delayed by Shortages


Completion of the Whiteface Mountain ski project has been delayed indefinitely by a shortage of materials and equipment, Conservation Commissioner... Continue reading


From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County December 1-14

By Essex County Historical Society
December 01, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


TICONDEROGA


A Suggestion


Following the first snowfall of the season, The Sentinel received complaints from local residents regarding snow-clogged crosswalks near curbs. We were informed that more local pe... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County November 15-30

By Essex County Historical Society
November 14, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


ELIZABETHTOWN


ETOWN PRESENTED WITH PROPERTY TO AID RECREATION


Chris Kringle made an early visit to the Village of Elizabethtown when its Mayor, Lee Phinney, and trustees Walter Shovan and William D. Dento... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County November 1-14

By Essex County Historical Society
November 01, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago



AID FIRE FIGHTER! DON'T CALL CENTRAL


Because of the heavy number of phone calls at the local telephone office inquiring as to the whereabout of fires, residents are urged by the volunteer fire department to ref... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County October 15-31

By Essex County Historical Society
October 14, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


LAKE PLACID


Dr. Ring, chairman of the Lake Placid Hospital Board, and unofficially representing the general view of the local physicians and surgeons, has submitted a study of the type of hospital Lake Placid needs... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County October 1-14

By Essex County Historical Society
October 03, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


NEWCOMB


NEWCOMB SCHOOL DESTROYED BY FIRE


The Newcomb Central School in Essex County was destroyed by fire of unknown origin early Monday. The blaze was discovered in the 17-room, two-story building about... Continue reading

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John Brown's Body Comes Home

By Essex County Historical Society
September 15, 2022
Category: HISTORY

           On the evening of December 1, 1859 within the confines of the Charles Town, Virginia jai... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County September 15-30

By Essex County Historical Society
September 13, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


TICONDEROGA


Building Boom Here Centered At Weedville


Completion of the massive Adkins and Scott Company wholesale grocery warehouse last fall touched off a building boom in Ticonderoga which seems to be c... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County September 1-14

By Essex County Historical Society
August 30, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


PORT HENRY-CROWN POINT


Pt. Henry- Crown Pt. Road Being Raised


The portion of the Port Henry- Crown Point highway north of the Champlain Bridge Road intersection is being raised five feet under a construct... Continue reading

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An 1888 Trek to Mount Marcy’s Summit

By Essex County Historical Society
August 26, 2022
Category: HISTORY

          In 1936, W.J. Brown decided to take pen to paper and composed a lengthy letter to the editor of the Essex County Republican, a weekly ne... Continue reading


The Adirondac grape: A Fruit With Roots In Port Henry

By Essex County Historical Society
August 19, 2022
Category: HISTORY

People make their mark in history in assorted manners: bravery, politics, leadership, writing, discovery, inventions and the list goes on. For Plattsburgh citizen, John W. Bail... Continue reading


Elkanah Watson - The Man Behind Agricultural Fairs

By Essex County Historical Society
August 18, 2022
Category: HISTORY

            Travel along Lake Street in Port Kent and it is easy to see why this hamlet became a popular location of hotels and the tourist industry. People could... Continue reading


From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County August 15-31

By Essex County Historical Society
August 15, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


WILMINGTON


STATE WILL SPEND 0,000 ON WHITEFACE


Local and area winter sports enthusiast were cheered with the announcement Friday in Albany that the state planned to spend approximately 0,000 this ye... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County August 1-14

By Essex County Historical Society
August 01, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


TICONDEROGA


New Style Ferry Boat Is Operating On Champlain


Something new in a ferry boat is the one now operating between Ticonderoga and Larrabee's Point, Vt., according to an announcement this week by t... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County July 15-31

By Essex County Historical Society
July 18, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


LAKE PLACID


STORM REPORTS GIVEN TO VILLAGE BOARD ON MONDAY


The effect of the recent intermittent yet heavy showers provided the subjects for reports of various commissioners to the village Board at their... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County July 1-14

By Essex County Historical Society
July 01, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


ELIZABETHTOWN


Rainstorm Hits Elizabethtown; Great Damage


One of the most devasting rainstorms in the history of this village, attaining cloudburst proportions, struck here Monday afternoon between two and... Continue reading

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