Collections Item of the Week – 01/24/2023 Warren County / Caldwell County?

I’d like to share with you some research I’ve been doing on the origin Warren County. The county was formed by the New York State Legislature in March 1813. What has been lost to history is the fact that the naming of Warren County after Joseph Warren was not the name originally proposed by the…
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Collection Item of the Week 01/17/2023

  This item is from the Sheila Satterlee Collection # 23.  An early photograph of the Rogers Rock Hotel. Photographer unknown. Apparently used as a postcard. Contact the Warren County NY Historical Society for a copy of “Terms and Conditions for Reproduction of Images – Multimedia.”   edited by Tom Lynch, Collections Manager (c) 2023….
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Job B Vaughn photo album

The Society received a digital copy of Job B Vaughn family of Queensbury, NY. The album is in possession of Patti Bender of Kansas. She was wondering if anyone could help identify any of the photos of the unknown persons whose photos are shown below.     Here is some information regarding Job Beadleston Vaughan…
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The Horicon Improvement Company

The WCHS received an interesting item from Jim Barber of North Carolina (formerly of Glens Falls, New York). The item was a group of photographs compiled in a fold out album for the Horicon Improvement Company. I thought we would explore the facilities through Seneca Ray Stoddard’s unique photographs.     State of New York…
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Boy Scout Camp “Wakpominee”

We received a collection of photographs of Boy Scout Camp “Wakpominee” from Jim Barber of North Carolina, originally from Glens Falls.  The camp is currently located on Sly pond in the Adirondack Park, east of Lake George in the Town of Fort Ann.  All the pictures were taken in 1928 and 1929 when the camp…
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Warren County New York Fractional Currency and Bank Notes

At certain times of recessions or depressions the government authorized issuance of fractional currency or bank notes issued by local banks or governments. We recently received an interesting collection of such paper currency from Jack Kokoletsos. We thank Jack for his unusual donation.     This ten cent fractional currency was issued by the Corporation…
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Warren County Historical Society – New Accessions For March 2022

The Warren County Historical Society receives a number of new accessions each month. In March we received a tintype photograph of Palmer Jenkins and Allen Brown.   Included in this collection were two booklets relating to Queensbury District School 6 at Harrisena, NY listing the names of the teachers, trustees and students.      …
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Sheila Satterlee Collection #23

Sheila Satterlee Collection #23 Updated March 9, 2017 Descriptive Summary Title: Sheila Satterlee Collection Creator: Satterlee, Sheila Dates: living Dates: 1873-1930’s Extent: .5 cu.ft. (also calendar collection box) Collection Number: #23 Repository: Warren County (N.Y.) Historical Society Abstract: Sheila Satterlee a resident of Old Military Rd., Lake George, NY Scope and Content. The Sheila Satterlee…
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Adirondack Civil War Roundtable Collection #02

Adirondack Civil War Roundtable (ACWRT) Collection #02 Edited January 22, 2013 Box 1 Calendars: The 1996 M Künstler Civil War Calendar The 1997 M Künstler Civil War Calendar The 1998 M Künstler Civil War Calendar The 1999 M Künstler Civil War Calendar The 2000 M Künstler Civil War Calendar Video Tapes: Monocacy: The Battle that…
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Jesse Sumner Wooley – Postcards of the Lake George in the early 20th Century.

Noted regional photographer Jesse Sumner Wooley (1867 – 1943) of Ballston Spa, NY traveled to Lake George in the first part of the 20th century to shoot photos to be sold as postcards of the region. The Warren County Historical Society recently received a collection of his postcards from the Saratoga County Historical Society. The…
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