The newly protected 1,260-acre “West Mountain” property is located west of the West Mountain Ski Area, between the southeastern boundary of the Adirondack Park and Moreau Lake State Park and adjacent to Ralph Road State Forest.
The Hadley-Lake Luzerne Historical Society has announced a new Walking and Windshield Tour Map of Hadley and Lake Luzerne, designed to showcase the area’s historic sites either by foot or car. [Read more…] about Hadley-Luzerne History Society Walking, Windshield Tours
The Adirondack Park Agency (APA) is set to hold a teleconference public hearing for zoning changes in the Town of Lake Luzerne, Warren County, on Monday, May 18, 2020.
The changes are planned near Lake Vanare and Lake Forest, including along State Route 9 and and Hidden Valley Road. [Read more…] about Comments Sought On Lake Luzerne Zoning Changes
Howard Schaffer of Lake Luzerne has been elected President of the Hadley-Lake Luzerne Historical Society, following outgoing President Joe Kavanagh, who has served for the past four years.
Since the Historical Society was founded in 1973 it has played an important role in preserving the Hadley Parabolic Bow Bridge, the Harmon House, and the Gailey Hill Schoolhouse. [Read more…] about New Leadership for Hadley-Luzerne Historical
The Hadley-Lake Luzerne Historical Society is set to host a Great Civil War Beard & Hairdo Contest on Saturday, September 7th, beginning at noon, as part of the Homecoming of the 118th NY Adirondack Regiment Civil War Encampment.
Attendees are encouraged to grow and trim their beard or style their hair in a Civil War era style. [Read more…] about Great Civil War Beard and Hairdo Contest
The 118th NY Volunteer Infantry, the Adirondack Regiment, was formed in 1862 from over 1,000 men from Clinton, Essex and Warren counties. They were present at the surrender of Robert E. Lee at Appomattox.
While celebrating and memorializing the Adirondack Regiment, re-enactors are set to demonstrate various Civil War period military and civilian impressions in Lake Luzerne during events September 7-8.
The Hadley-Lake Luzerne Historical Society’s 46th Anniversary Luncheon Celebration, “A Fateful Invitation: Lincoln’s Assassination,” has been set for Saturday, May 4, 2019, at noon, at the Longhorn Restaurant, 1379 Lake Ave, (Route 9N) in Lake Luzerne. [Read more…] about Lincoln Assassination Talk in Lake Luzerne
Maureen Jones, a member of the Hadley-Luzerne Historical Society’s Oral History Project, is set to meet with Society members and community members one evening a month during January, February and March.
These meetings will take place on the last Thursday of the month – January 31, February 28 and March 28 from 6 to 8 pm at the Kinnear Museum in Lake Luzerne, Warren County, NY. [Read more…] about Hadley-Luzerne Oral History Workshops Planned
The Jessups would become friendly with Sir William Johnson, who had built Fort William Henry in 1755. Thanks to his close relationship with the Mohawk, Johnson became the Superintendent of Indian Affairs. The Jessups acquired much of their land from Johnson and the Mohawks. [Read more…] about The Jessup Brothers in the American Revolution