Rewind: January 15, 2024 – “Tales from Warren County’s Bootleg Trail”

Rewind:  January 15, 2024 “Tales from Warren County’s Bootleg Trail” by Dave Waite In October of 1919, the passage of the Volstead Act granted the power to enforce the 18th Amendment to the Constitution, what we remember today as Prohibition, which had been enacted 9 months earlier. With the prohibiting of the production, transportation, and…
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Rewind: December 15, 2023 – “The Civilian Conservation Corps – The CCC Had an Important Place in Warren County History”

Rewind: December 15, 2023 “The Civilian Conservation Corps – The CCC Had an Important Place in Warren County History” Franklin Delano Roosevelt, as President during the Great Depression, promoted the Civilian Conservation Corps as part of the Emergency Conservation Work Act.  This program started in 1933. It was considered by many as his most successful…
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Rewind: March 15, 2022 – “Chester-Carol Theater Building, Chestertown, New York”

Rewind:  March 15, 2022 Chester-Carol Theater Building, Chestertown, New York By Donna Lagoy, Town of Chester Historian                 In 1925, Alice Faxon Brown sold land to Walter H. Wertime on which the Bank and Theater building were built.             The October 2, 1930 edition of the Ticonderoga Sentinel,…
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Rewind: December 1, 2021 – “Still Here in Stony Creek”

  Rewind:  Still Here in Stony Creek – Hudson Valleview Farmhouse December 1, 2021   The attached brochure was found in a file in the Warren County Historian’s office.  It measures 10 1/2″ x 6″ and dates from the early 1930s.  The brochure was folded in thirds.  According to Cynthia Cameron, Stony Creek Historian, the…
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Rewind: November 15, 2021 – “New Census Population Figures”

Rewind:  “New Census Population Information” November 15, 2021 NEW WARREN COUNTY POPULATION FIGURES   Figures that were gathered during the 2020 census have started to be released.  This map, created by our friends at Warren County GIS, presents population changes in each of the towns and the City of Glens Falls from the 2010 census…
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