2019 EVENTS

MUSEUM OPENS MAY 25, 2019

 

Annual Membership Meeting

May 9, 4PM

 

NCPR North County at Work: Stories & Snapshots

May 25, 10AM - 4PM

 

8th Annual Antique & Classic Car Show

June 8, 11AM - 2PM

 

One Earth~Two Perspectives: The Photography and Drawings of Manuel Palacios and Dan Keegan

Gallery Opening Reception

June 14, 6PM - 8PM

 

NCPR North Country at Work

Exhibit Opening and Reception

July 30, 6PM - 8PM

 

Hurricane Fire Tower Centennial Celebration

August 8, 6PM - 8PM

 

Hurricane Fire Tower Guided Hike

August 10, 9AM

 

NCPR North Country at Work Story Slam

August 10, 7PM - 9PM

 

Donor & Member Speakeasy Reception

August 23, 6PM - 8PM

 

Historians Day

October 16, 10AM - 2PM

 

Online Fundraising Auction

November 29 - December 8

 

2019 LECTURE and FILM SERIES, 7 p.m.

 

May 30, 7PM

The Roaring Twenties

Film Showing

The Roaring Twenties is a crime thriller starring James Cagney and Humphrey Bogart and is one of the first films to examine the Prohibition Era. Directed by Raoul Walsh, 1939, 100 mins.

 

June 20, 7PM

Prohibition, Episode 1 - A Nation of Drunkards

Film Showing

In 1919, the 18th Amendment was ratified by the states in just 13 months. Americans are about to discover that making Prohibition the law of the land is one thing; enforcing it will be another. A film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, 2011, 95 mins.

 

June 27, 7PM

The Prohibition Era, A Confusing and Misunderstood Time

Richard Hamm

An overview of the Prohibition Era in America.

 

July 11, 7PM

Wild By Law

Film Showing

This Oscar nominated short documentary presents the inspiring and real-life story of the pioneers of environmental protection in America, their contributions to land and wild-life preservation, and the creation of the 1964 Wilderness Act. By filmmakers Diane Garey and Lawrence Hott, 1991, 52 mins.

 

July 18, 7PM

Law and Order During the Prohibition Era

Margaret Bartley

with The Untouchables Episode 1

How spirits (human & bottled) were made, traded, and broken. Historian Margaret Bartley will trace the rise and fall of alcohol prohibition and the laws which were made and broken in the Prohibition Era. Accompanied by a showing of The Untouchables. Special Agent Eliot Ness and his elite team of incorruptible agents battle organized crime in 1930s Chicago. Television series. Episode 1 directed by John Peyser, 1959, 52 mins.

 

July 25, 7PM

Pete's Famous Daypack Talk

Peter Fish

Retired DEC Ranger Peter Fish will offer his famous day-pack presentation! The wilderness expert discusses what to carry in your day back while hiking the local mountains. This is one not to be missed, as Fish is an expert storyteller and one the most popular presenters from last year’s season.

 

August 1, 7PM

The Cellist

with Meadowmount Musicians

Film Showing

This film examines the life of cellist Gregor Piatigorsky and reveals his world-class musicianship, wit, and humanity, as recounted by the virtuosic musicians that were his pupils. Film by Murray Grigor, 2018, 104 mins. Reception with Meadowmount School of Music at 6:30.

 

August 8, 7PM

Hurricane Fire Tower - 100 Years!

TBA

TBA

 

August 15, 7PM

Murray's Wilderness

Randall Beach

Beach, the great-great grandson of W.H. H. Murray, will present a talk on the life of Murray and the impact that his book, Adventures in the Wilderness or Camp Life in the Adirondacks, has had on the Adirondacks and outdoor life in America. In the summer of 1869, the Adirondack Mountains were overrun. Thousands of middle-class urbanites from Boston and New York abandoned the comfort of their homes and rushed into the unknown, northern wilderness.  They sought a storied wilderness of great restorative and even curative powers.  These would-be adventurers were informed by one man, W.H.H. Murray, a preacher from Boston, and his book. They heeded his words and followed.

 

August 17, 4PM/7PM

Rockwell Kent

Film Showing with  Guest Speaker Frederick Lewis, Filmmaker

A two-part film showing with intermission break for dinner. First part will run from 4:00 to 5:30 and the second part will run from7:00 to 8:30. A film thirteen years in the making, Kent is rendered here in the vast, varied geographic locations that fascinated him, in frank conversations with those who knew him intimately, and in the beauty of his paintings, prints, and writings. A Documentary by Frederick Lewis, 2005, 173 mins.

 

August 29, 7PM

Dry Women - Wet Men: Gender. Temperance, and the Fight for Prohibition

Gerald Zahavi

 An overview of the Temperance Movement in America.

 

September 5, 7PM

Frozen River

Film Showing

Two single mothers, one white, one Mohawk, faced with desperate circum-stances, are drawn into the world of smuggling illegal immigrants across the New York-Quebec border on the St. Lawrence River. Written and directed by Courtney Hunt, 2008, 97 mins.

 

September 12, 7PM

When I Come Home

Film Showing with Filmmakers

The film tells the story of the high price paid by Moriah, a small community in the Adirondacks, that lost five servicemen in Vietnam, including 19-year-old Marcus Stoddard. A Documentary by Bill Killon, Amy Henry, and Tom Henry, 2018, 60 mins.

 

ADIRONDACK HISTORY MUSEUM

7590 COURT STREET, PO BOX 428

ELIZABETHTOWN, NY 12932

 

(518) 873-6466

 

echs@adkhistorymuseum.org

 

MUSEUM HOURS

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

TO COLUMBUS DAY WEEKEND

TUESDAY - SATURDAY 10 AM – 4 PM

SUNDAY 12 AM – 4 PM

 

ADMISSION

ADULT $5     SENIORS $4     STUDENTS $2

CHILDREN 6 AND UNDER GET IN FREE

 

WE GRATEFULLY ACKNOWLEDGE THE SUPPORT OF:

2019 EVENTS

MUSEUM OPENS MAY 25, 2019

 

Annual Membership Meeting

May 9, 4PM

 

8th Annual Antique & Classic Car Show

June 8, 11AM - 2PM

 

One Earth~Two Perspectives: The Photography and Drawings of Manuel Palacios and Dan Keegan

Gallery Opening Reception

June 14, 6PM - 8PM

 

NCPR North Country at Work

Exhibit Opening and Reception

July 30, 6PM - 8PM

 

Hurricane Fire Tower Centennial Celebration

August 8, 6PM - 8PM

 

Hurricane Fire Tower Guided Hike

August 10, 9AM

 

NCPR North Country at Work Story Slam

August 10, 7PM - 9PM

 

Donor & Member Speakeasy Reception

August 23, 6PM - 8PM

 

Historians Day

October 16, 10AM - 2PM

 

Online Fundraising Auction

November 29 - December 8

 

 

* Schedule subject to change. Please contact museum to confirm event dates and times.

 

 

2019 LECTURE and FILM SERIES, 7 p.m.

 

May 30, 7PM

The Roaring Twenties

Film Showing

The Roaring Twenties is a crime thriller starring James Cagney and Humphrey Bogart and is one of the first films to examine the Prohibition Era. Directed by Raoul Walsh, 1939, 100 mins.

 

June 20, 7PM

Prohibition, Episode 1 - A Nation of Drunkards

Film Showing

In 1919, the 18th Amendment was ratified by the states in just 13 months. Americans are about to discover that making Prohibition the law of the land is one thing; enforcing it will be another. A film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, 2011, 95 mins.

 

June 27, 7PM

The Prohibition Era, A Confusing and Misunderstood Time

Richard Hamm

An overview of the Prohibition Era in America.

 

July 11, 7PM

Wild By Law

Film Showing

This Oscar nominated short documentary presents the inspiring and real-life story of the pioneers of environmental protection in America, their contributions to land and wild-life preservation, and the creation of the 1964 Wilderness Act. By filmmakers Diane Garey and Lawrence Hott, 1991, 52 mins.

 

July 18, 7PM

Law and Order During the Prohibition Era

Margaret Bartley

with The Untouchables Episode 1

How spirits (human & bottled) were made, traded, and broken. Historian Margaret Bartley will trace the rise and fall of alcohol prohibition and the laws which were made and broken in the Prohibition Era. Accompanied by a showing of The Untouchables. Special Agent Eliot Ness and his elite team of incorruptible agents battle organized crime in 1930s Chicago. Television series. Episode 1 directed by John Peyser, 1959, 52 mins.

 

July 25, 7PM

Pete's Famous Daypack Talk

Peter Fish

Retired DEC Ranger Peter Fish will offer his famous day-pack presentation! The wilderness expert discusses what to carry in your day back while hiking the local mountains. This is one not to be missed, as Fish is an expert storyteller and one the most popular presenters from last year’s season.

 

August 1, 7PM

The Cellist

with Meadowmount Musicians

Film Showing

This film examines the life of cellist Gregor Piatigorsky and reveals his world-class musicianship, wit, and humanity, as recounted by the virtuosic musicians that were his pupils. Film by Murray Grigor, 2018, 104 mins. Reception with Meadowmount School of Music at 6:30.

 

August 8, 7PM

Hurricane Fire Tower - 100 Years!

TBA

TBA

 

August 15, 7PM

Murray's Wilderness

Randall Beach

Beach, the great-great grandson of W.H. H. Murray, will present a talk on the life of Murray and the impact that his book, Adventures in the Wilderness or Camp Life in the Adirondacks, has had on the Adirondacks and outdoor life in America. In the summer of 1869, the Adirondack Mountains were overrun. Thousands of middle-class urbanites from Boston and New York abandoned the comfort of their homes and rushed into the unknown, northern wilderness.  They sought a storied wilderness of great restorative and even curative powers.  These would-be adventurers were informed by one man, W.H.H. Murray, a preacher from Boston, and his book. They heeded his words and followed.

 

August 17, 4PM/7PM

Rockwell Kent

Film Showing with  Guest Speaker Frederick Lewis, Filmmaker

A two-part film showing with intermission break for dinner. First part will run from 4:00 to 5:30 and the second part will run from7:00 to 8:30. A film thirteen years in the making, Kent is rendered here in the vast, varied geographic locations that fascinated him, in frank conversations with those who knew him intimately, and in the beauty of his paintings, prints, and writings. A Documentary by Frederick Lewis, 2005, 173 mins.

 

August 29, 7PM

Dry Women - Wet Men: Gender. Temperance, and the Fight for Prohibition

Gerald Zahavi

 An overview of the Temperance Movement in America.

 

September 5, 7PM

Frozen River

Film Showing

Two single mothers, one white, one Mohawk, faced with desperate circum-stances, are drawn into the world of smuggling illegal immigrants across the New York-Quebec border on the St. Lawrence River. Written and directed by Courtney Hunt, 2008, 97 mins.

 

September 12, 7PM

When I Come Home

Film Showing with Filmmakers

The film tells the story of the high price paid by Moriah, a small community in the Adirondacks, that lost five servicemen in Vietnam, including 19-year-old Marcus Stoddard. A Documentary by Bill Killon, Amy Henry, and Tom Henry, 2018, 60 mins.

 

 

2019 EVENTS

 

MUSEUM OPENS MAY 25, 2019

 

8th Annual Antique & Classic Car Show

June 8, 11AM - 2PM

 

One Earth~Two Perspectives: The Photography and Drawings of Manuel Palacios and Dan Keegan

Gallery Opening Reception

June 14, 6PM - 8PM

 

NCPR North Country at Work

Exhibit Opening and Reception

July 30, 6PM - 8PM

 

Hurricane Fire Tower Centennial Celebration

August 8, 6PM - 8PM

 

Hurricane Fire Tower Guided Hike

August 10, 9AM

 

NCPR North Country at Work Story Slam

August 10, 7PM - 9PM

 

Donor & Member Speakeasy Reception

August 23, 6PM - 8PM

 

Historians Day

October 16, 10AM - 2PM

 

Online Fundraising Auction

November 29 - December 8

 

 

* Schedule subject to change. Please contact museum to confirm event dates and times.

 

 

 

2019 LECTURE and FILM SERIES, 7 p.m.

 

May 30, 7PM

The Roaring Twenties

Film Showing

The Roaring Twenties is a crime thriller starring James Cagney and Humphrey Bogart and is one of the first films to examine the Prohibition Era. Directed by Raoul Walsh, 1939, 100 mins.

 

June 20, 7PM

Prohibition, Episode 1 - A Nation of Drunkards

Film Showing

In 1919, the 18th Amendment was ratified by the states in just 13 months. Americans are about to discover that making Prohibition the law of the land is one thing; enforcing it will be another. A film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, 2011, 95 mins.

 

June 27, 7PM

The Prohibition Era, A Confusing and Misunderstood Time

Richard Hamm

An overview of the Prohibition Era in America.

 

July 11, 7PM

Wild By Law

Film Showing

This Oscar nominated short documentary presents the inspiring and real-life story of the pioneers of environmental protection in America, their contributions to land and wild-life preservation, and the creation of the 1964 Wilderness Act. By filmmakers Diane Garey and Lawrence Hott, 1991, 52 mins.

 

July 18, 7PM

Law and Order During the Prohibition Era

Margaret Bartley

with The Untouchables Episode 1

How spirits (human & bottled) were made, traded, and broken. Historian Margaret Bartley will trace the rise and fall of alcohol prohibition and the laws which were made and broken in the Prohibition Era. Accompanied by a showing of The Untouchables. Special Agent Eliot Ness and his elite team of incorruptible agents battle organized crime in 1930s Chicago. Television series. Episode 1 directed by John Peyser, 1959, 52 mins.

 

July 25, 7PM

Pete's Famous Daypack Talk

Peter Fish

Retired DEC Ranger Peter Fish will offer his famous day-pack presentation! The wilderness expert discusses what to carry in your day back while hiking the local mountains. This is one not to be missed, as Fish is an expert storyteller and one the most popular presenters from last year’s season.

 

August 1, 7PM

The Cellist

with Meadowmount Musicians

Film Showing

This film examines the life of cellist Gregor Piatigorsky and reveals his world-class musicianship, wit, and humanity, as recounted by the virtuosic musicians that were his pupils. Film by Murray Grigor, 2018, 104 mins. Reception with Meadowmount School of Music at 6:30.

 

August 8, 7PM

Hurricane Fire Tower - 100 Years!

TBA

TBA

 

August 15, 7PM

Murray's Wilderness

Randall Beach

Beach, the great-great grandson of W.H. H. Murray, will present a talk on the life of Murray and the impact that his book, Adventures in the Wilderness or Camp Life in the Adirondacks, has had on the Adirondacks and outdoor life in America. In the summer of 1869, the Adirondack Mountains were overrun. Thousands of middle-class urbanites from Boston and New York abandoned the comfort of their homes and rushed into the unknown, northern wilderness.  They sought a storied wilderness of great restorative and even curative powers.  These would-be adventurers were informed by one man, W.H.H. Murray, a preacher from Boston, and his book. They heeded his words and followed.

 

August 17, 4PM/7PM

Rockwell Kent

Film Showing with  Guest Speaker Frederick Lewis, Filmmaker

A two-part film showing with intermission break for dinner. First part will run from 4:00 to 5:30 and the second part will run from7:00 to 8:30. A film thirteen years in the making, Kent is rendered here in the vast, varied geographic locations that fascinated him, in frank conversations with those who knew him intimately, and in the beauty of his paintings, prints, and writings. A Documentary by Frederick Lewis, 2005, 173 mins.

 

August 29, 7PM

Dry Women - Wet Men: Gender. Temperance, and the Fight for Prohibition

Gerald Zahavi

 An overview of the Temperance Movement in America.

 

September 5, 7PM

Frozen River

Film Showing

Two single mothers, one white, one Mohawk, faced with desperate circum-stances, are drawn into the world of smuggling illegal immigrants across the New York-Quebec border on the St. Lawrence River. Written and directed by Courtney Hunt, 2008, 97 mins.

 

September 12, 7PM

When I Come Home

Film Showing with Filmmakers

The film tells the story of the high price paid by Moriah, a small community in the Adirondacks, that lost five servicemen in Vietnam, including 19-year-old Marcus Stoddard. A Documentary by Bill Killon, Amy Henry, and Tom Henry, 2018, 60 mins.