Arcady Country Club, Hague, New York

The Arcady Club was owned by Joseph Lowe of Pelham, NY.  In 2008 I had a conversation with Dr. Charles Upton Lowe, son of the owners, He informed me that the original club building was built on the shore of Lake George in the town of Hague, New York circa 1920 and burned shortly thereafter….
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Brown Swan Club at Schroon Lake, N.Y.

The Brown Swan Club located in Schroon Lake, NY was designed by Glens Falls Architect Ward Grover Shippey (1885-1963) for owner Philip Rice of Warrensburg, New York. Construction on the club grounds was started in 1916 with the erection of the first building, a framed two story brown clapboard sided cottage named “Windemere”. At the…
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Fall of a GIANT

The following article comes from the Fall/Winter 1985/86 issue of the magazine Glens Falls Today, A Regional Commentary. The article by Nora Nellis starts on page 21 of the magazine. Although we have done several columns on the Glens Falls Insurance Company, this article provides an interesting look at the company at its height of…
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