The geology of Clinton County has shaped the county’s history in complex ways. There are five major geologic rock types in the county, each mined for its beauty and strength. You can see them in the buildings. [Read more…] about The Geology of Clinton County and History
Alice T. Miner Museum
The Adirondack Coast Cultural Alliance has announced the 14th Annual Museum Days Weekend throughout Clinton County has been set for June 17th and 18th, inviting visitors and residents to “be a tourist in your own backyard” and explore the area’s wealth of museums, galleries, and cultural organizations. [Read more…] about Adirondack Coast Museum Days Weekend
The Alice T. Miner Museum has announced the opening of a new exhibit highlighting Alice and William Miner’s life in Chicago at the turn of the twentieth century. Visitors will have the opportunity to explore through the exhibit places like Jackson Park, site of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition, the Rookery building, an architectural landmark that was the home of W.H. Miner Co., and Marshall Field & Co., Chicago’s most luxurious department store. [Read more…] about Miner Museum Focuses On Chicago Connections
The Alice T. Miner Museum and the William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute have announced a Centennial Summer Fair to be held on Saturday, July 14 at Miner Institute in Chazy, from 1 to 4 pm. This event will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One and will also serve as a fundraiser for the United Way of the Adirondack Region.
The Fair will give visitors the opportunity to learn about the significance of World War I and to enjoy period-themed entertainment and refreshments. [Read more…] about Centennial Summer Fair at Miner Institute
The Alice T. Miner Museum has announced the return of one of their most popular programs as well as two new events during the month of September. These programs are free and open to the public.
Sounds of the Northway will perform at the museum on Saturday, September 17 at 7 pm. Sounds of the Northway has been performing for over 15 years for many kinds of audiences at venues all over the North Country. While the composition of the ensemble has changed over its 15-year history, two stalwarts remain as the centerpiece of the group: Ann Hope Ruzow Holland, Ph.D. playing guitar, piano, and singing; and Cathie Davenport playing flute and singing. Patricia Nelson and Vickie Putman of Willsboro recently joined the group to enhance vocals and add violin and percussion to the ensemble. [Read more…] about September Events at the Alice T. Miner Museum