The Warren County Historical Society has partnered with Fort Ticonderoga to offer “National History Day: Online Workshop for Teachers” on Thursday, October 8th from 4 to 6 pm. [Read more…] about National History Day: An Online Workshop for Teachers
Warren County Historical Society
On September 5, 1915, five members of the Nelson Norton family of Whitehall, NY were killed when the car in which they were riding was struck by a train as they crossed the railroad tracks at Bay Road in Queensbury, Warren County, NY.
The crossing was part of the Delaware & Hudson Railroad’s line between Glens Falls and the village of Lake George, now part of the Warren County Bikeway. [Read more…] about Warren Co Historical To Mark Tragic Railroad Accident
The Warren County Historical Society is set to reopen to the public on Tuesday, August 4th, with reduced hours of operation.
Following COVID-19 safety guidelines, the Society will open its full-service history center, including museum, resource library, research and genealogy, book and gift shop, archives and collections, community history, and student internship program. [Read more…] about Warren County Historical Reopening August 4
The Warren County Historical Society (WCHS) has announced a new exhibit, “Warren and Washington County Suffragists: 1883-1920,” set to run through May 26, 2020. [Read more…] about New Warren, Wash Co Suffragists Exhibit Open
The Warren County Historical Society held its Annual Meeting at the end of January in Lake George and installed its Officers and Trustees for 2020. [Read more…] about Warren Co Historical Installs New Trustees
The guest speaker at the Warren County Historical Society’s (WCHC) Annual Meeting will be Saratoga Springs artist Anne Diggory, who will give a new presentation, “Painting Warren County,” in which she will discuss the role of historic regional landscape artists in her own work.
Chartered in 1997, the Society offers a museum and exhibits, a resource library, collections and archives, historical programs, research and genealogy, publications, a quarterly newsletter, student internships, community history, and a book shop at its headquarters on 50 Gurney Lane in Queensbury.
The Warren County Historical Society is set to hold its annual Open House on Saturday, November 9th from 11 am to 2 pm at its headquarters and museum on 50 Gurney Lane, in Queensbury, NY.
The Society’s new permanent exhibition, “Warren County 360: Celebrating Place and People,” will be featured, along with a display of Warren County postmarks and post office history, as well as a “Hands-On-History” station. The Book and Gift Shop will be open for shopping, and refreshments will be provided. [Read more…] about Warren County Historical Society Open House Nov 7th
The Warren County Historical Society is set to hold its 3rd Annual Gala, “A Step Back in Time with Charlie Chaplin” on Tuesday, June 4th from 7 to 9:30 pm at The Park Theater, 14 Park Street, Glens Falls.
The event will feature two short silent movies and music provided by Ben Model, a silent film musician and movie historian. A buffet dinner by Doc’s will be served, and a cash bar will be available. [Read more…] about Warren Co Historical Annual Gala Highlights Charlie Chaplin
In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Warren County Historical Society will host “The Other Milhollands: John and Vida” on Wednesday, March 27, at 7 pm in Glens Falls.
Managing Director of the Ticonderoga Historical Society Diane O’Connor will be the presenter. [Read more…] about John and Vida: The Other Milhollands
A new book by Jon Bowers, Legend of Lake George “El Lagarto” and the Men That Made Her Great, is set to be published in the next few weeks, and is now available for pre-order.
Bowers says the book “sets record straight” on the story of the famous wooden Lake George speedboat owned by George Reis. Bower’s grandfather, Anderson “Dick” Bowers, was the mechanic who worked with and for Reis over the lifetime of El Lagarto. [Read more…] about New Book On Lake George Speedboat “El Lagarto”