Campout to mark Pike's Cantonment
Special events scheduled for Dec. 15 and 16 to mark harsh winter troops spent in Plattsburgh.
Emancipation Weekend to feature abolitionist Kenneth J. Morris
Many events, including speakers, an art exhibit and screening of "Glory" take place on Friday and Saturday in Saranac Lake and Lake Placid.
Babbie Museum saves Goshen Store
Many helped move the historic building to the grounds of the Peru museum, where it is being restored.
Lincoln artifacts on display at Miner Museum
The Chazy museum has two documents signed by the 16th president.
Veterans' graves to be brightened for holidays
The deadline is Nov. 26 to order wreaths for the Wreaths Across America event planned for the Old Post Cemetery in Plattsburgh.
Articles to focus on War of 1812
Columnist Colin Read will describe events leading up to the historic Battle of Plattsburgh in an upcoming series.
- Grant brings American Revolution to life Grant from the Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation will enable several schools in the Adirondacks to bring a historic interpreter from Fort Ticonderoga into the classroom to share the experience of being a soldier on the northern frontier during the American Revolution.
Vet received Purple Heart from Westmoreland
Harry Denton of New Russia earned two Purple Hearts and an Air Medal during his Vietnam service.
Cantonment commander died in U.S. service
Zebulon Pike is widely known for a peak he didn't fully scale and locally for the winter encampment he headed here in 1813.
Combat engineer's records yield posthumous Bronze Star
Paul G. Rivet made daily journal entries and took many photos during his World War II service; his son Leo of Champlain used them to pursue the award.
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