History

Experience: Adirondacks

Just prior to its May 2018 opening, I was lucky enough to get a sneak peek at the Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake's newest exhibit. It was four years in the making, and covers...

Take an Education Vacation

12Jun2018
Author:RaChelle Hosley
Great Camp Sagamore is gearing up to open for the season. Everything is getting scrubbed down and spruced up after a winter of being closed. I was lucky enough to take a little walk around the...

Party like the Gilded Age

If there was one single person who drew the most people to the Adirondacks, it just might be Seneca Ray Stoddard. His parents, Charles Stanley Stoddard and Julia Ann Ray, gave him both of their names...

Julia Burton Preston, An Original Adirondack Guide

The geography and the landscape of the Adirondacks have always formed a sort of “border of challenges." Let’s face it: living here isn't always easy. The winters can be long. The roads are few. The...

Stories of the Adirondacks

20Nov2017
Author:RaChelle Hosley
A place this full of history needs people to tell its stories, which is why we are fortunate enough to have a rich supply of historians, songwriters, and storytellers.  INLET'S STORYTELLER One such...

Fall Events

We are just as sad as you that summer seems to be coming to an end far too quickly. However, just because summer is almost over, it doesn't mean the fun has to stop! There are tons of great events...

5 Ways To Explore Adirondack History 


22Aug2017
Author:Michelle Clement
Like Peas and Carrots In my mind, there is something about autumn and history that go together like peas and carrots! It might be that the kids are back in school and already looking forward to class...

Adirondack Experience The Museum On Blue Mountain Lake

As many of you know, our beloved museum in Blue Mountain Lake has undergone a lot of changes in the last few months.  They have changed from The Adirondack Museum to  Adirondack Experience, the...

Kunjamuk Cave

A Break in the Weather  After what seemed like weeks and weeks of non-stop rain, we finally got some much needed sunshine in the Adirondacks. So,  I grabbed my friend Steven and his dog Theo and we...

Things to Do Along the Way

09May2017
Author:RaChelle Hosley
Memorial Day is right around the corner, and you know what that means... It's time for the Great Adirondack Garage Sale! With sales from Speculator to Inlet to Indian Lake to Long Lake (and...

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