The Clinton County Historical Association has announced that local cemetery tours are set to resume on Saturday, June 19th, with a tour of four cemeteries in the towns of Peru and Ausable, NY. [Read more…] about Clinton County Cemetery Tours Set To Resume
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The Clinton County Historical Association will host a presentation on the Bridge Street Stone Arch Bridge in Plattsburgh, set for Thursday, June 17th. [Read more…] about Plattsburgh’s Stone Arch Bridge Talk
Plattsburgh’s medical pioneer Dr. William Beaumont was declared by SUNY Plattsburgh, during the dedication of their Beaumont Building, to be one of the greatest physicians in world medical history for his study of the human digestive process.
Beaumont married, taught school, buried a son, aided War of 1812 soldiers, practiced medicine, and published his medical classic Experiment and Observations on the Gastric Juice and the Psychology of Digestion, all in Clinton County, NY.
The Clinton County Historical Association has been awarded $7,500 in Grant Funding from the Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership for an exhibit and public presentation on the story of the Prohibition Era in the North Country. [Read more…] about Prohibition In North Country Project Supported With Grant
The Clinton County Historical Association is partnering with Fort Ticonderoga to offer a virtual “National History Day: Workshop for Teachers,” on Thursday, November 12th. [Read more…] about National History Day Virtual Workshop for Teachers
The Clinton County Historical Association and the League of Women Voters of the North Country are set to co-host a Women’s Equality Day Forum on Wednesday, August 26th, from 4 to 5 pm via Zoom. [Read more…] about Women’s Equality Day Forum Online Wednesday
In 1822, a fur trapper named Alexis St. Martin was accidentally gut-shot by a shotgun in Mackinac Island, Michigan. Near death, he was treated by William Beaumont, an Army physician who for much of his career had practiced medicine in Clinton County, New York. What followed was a remarkable chapter in medical history, one that resonates today. [Read more…] about How William Beaumont Changed Medical History
Clinton County Historical Association Director Helen Allen Nerska is set to give a presentation on suffragist Inez Milholland, Tuesday, February 18th.
Inez Milholland, buried in Lewis, New York, was a nationally respected suffragist who eventually gave her life in the movement. In 1912, Milholland spoke in Plattsburgh. Her father and sister also worked to help persuade Clinton County voters to approve a 1917 change to the New York State Constitution that allowed women to vote. [Read more…] about Suffragist Inez Milholland Talk Planned
The Clinton County Historical Association has announced The Frank Pardy Story with Alexandra Thomas, set for Thursday January 16, at 6:30 pm, at the Lake Forest Senior Community Center in Plattsburgh.
Rouses Point photographer and businessman Frank Pardy (1865-1935) left an extensive collection of glass plate negatives with the Clinton County Historical Association. [Read more…] about Clinton Co Glass Plate Photographer Presentation
The Clinton County Historical Association (CCHA) is set to hold its annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 7th, and Sunday, December 8th, from 10 am to 3 pm each day.
The Open House, a holiday tradition, provides an opportunity to visit the Museum and find unique gifts for family and friends. The first 25 Open House visitors each day will receive free gifts, one per family. [Read more…] about Holiday Open House at Clinton Co Historical