During the Civil War, Colonel Simeon Sammons received authority to recruit a regiment in the counties of Fulton, Hamilton, Montgomery, and Saratoga, with headquarters at Fonda. On August 26, 1862, it mustered into the service of the United States for three years as the 115th New York Infantry Regiment, known as the “Iron-Hearted Regiment.” [Read more…] about The 115th New York: The Iron Hearted Regiment During The Civil War
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has announced the agency is holding an information session to solicit public input on the Great Sacandaga Lake Broadalbin public boat launch draft Unit Management Plan (UMP) on Saturday, April 18th, at the Broadalbin-Perth High School Cafeteria. The meeting will include a short presentation by DEC Region 5 Fisheries Manager Rob Fiorentino, followed by an open table session with DEC staff to facilitate conversation and answer questions. [Read more…] about Great Sacandaga Lake Boat Launch Comments Sought
In 1774, Daniel and his family immigrated to the colony of New York and settled with four or five other Scottish families in what is now Broadalbin in Fulton County, NY. [Read more…] about Archibald McIntyre’s Life In Lotteries, Politics & Adirondack Mines
The Adirondack Park Agency (APA) and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) are holding a joint public comment period to solicit comments for the Broadalbin Public Boat Launch Draft Unit Management Plan (UMP).
The public is invited to submit input on the draft plan, which will guide future management of the facility and its conformance to the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan. Comments will be accepted until January 16th, 2023. [Read more…] about Broadalbin Public Boat Launch Comments Sought