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 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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Queensbury High School – Class of 1951 Photo

We recently received a gift from Everett Stockman of a photo of the class of 1951 from Queensbury, NY High School. All the individuals are identified in the caption. Enjoy !! edited by Tom Lynch, Collections Manager contact: [email protected] Source:   The Everett Stockman Collection. Warren County NY Historical Society, 50 Gurney Lane, Queensbury, NY 12804…
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“Let’s Go To The Fair”

Almost every county in New York celebrates an annual fair.  Warren County was no exception. The Warren County Fair had its beginnings in 1857 as the Warren County Agricultural Society. I’d like to share some images from a recent accession of material relating to the Warren County Agricultural Society (1863-1886), The Warrensburgh Fair and Exhibition…
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Glens Falls and Lake George Plank Road

The Society recently received three new accessions from two collections that I’d like to share with you. The Glens Falls and Lake George Plank Road company was chartered by the State of New York and opened in 1848. It started from near present day Crandall Park and ran north to the village limit of Caldwell…
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