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12/27 2021

Happy New Year: Hike planned for John Brown Farm

2021-12-28T15:22:04+00:00December 27, 2021|

Happy New Year: Hike planned for John Brown Farm Sun Community News By News Report Dec 27, 2021 1:30 PM Celebrate the new year in the outdoors with a First Day Hike at the John Brown Farm State Historic Site in Lake Placid. All ages and abilities are welcome to [...]

12/18 2021

Finding Timbuctoo

2021-12-21T15:28:43+00:00December 18, 2021|

From the Adirondack Explorer Finding Timbuctoo December 18, 2021 John Brown Farm State Historic Site in North Elba, with the Olympic ski jump tower in the background. Photo courtesy of Paul A. Miller How a nonprofit, archeologist and filmmaker came together to showcase a little-known Adirondack settlement By Holly Riddle [...]

11/17 2021

John Brown Lives! $12,000 for All Welcome Here!

2021-11-28T00:20:56+00:00November 17, 2021|

North Elba projects receive significant support LEAF has awarded more than $740,000 to the North Elba community. By News Report Nov 17, 2021 6:00 PM LAKE PLACID | The North Elba Local Enhancement and Advancement Fund (LEAF) awarded funds to several local organizations. North Elba LEAF is a dedicated and [...]

11/3 2021

“Searching for Timbuctoo” by Paul Miller

2021-11-28T00:24:40+00:00November 3, 2021|

Writer, filmmaker to show documentary on Black Adirondack settlement "Searching for Timbuctoo" by Paul Miller will be shown Nov. 12 at Page Hall Jack Rightmyer Nov. 3, 2021Updated: Nov. 3, 2021 7:01 p.m. Paul Miller filming in the Adirondacks.Provided, Paul Miller   When Paul Miller was a freshman in college and [...]

10/26 2021

Raoul Pek Honored at the John Brown Farm

2021-11-28T00:19:06+00:00October 26, 2021|

Raoul Peck honored at John Brown Farm Adirondack Daily Enterprise By Lauren  Yates  Oct. 26, 2021 Ren Davidson Seward, left, and Raoul Peck talk at the Memorial Field for Black Lives at the John Brown Farm, at an event honoring Raoul Peck’s filmmaking career documenting life in his home country [...]

9/23 2021

Wild Stewardship Award Presented to John Brown Lives!

2021-11-28T00:13:54+00:00September 23, 2021|

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2021 Adirondack Wild to feature Dawson, Hogan at annual meeting by Community News Reports North Creek, NY – Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve convenes its 11th Annual Membership Meeting on Friday, September 24, 2021, at Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek. The meeting begins with Adirondack Wild’s program [...]

8/18 2021

“Dreaming of Timbuctoo” in Middlebury Examines the History of Black Land Ownership in the Adirondacks 

2021-09-05T17:41:27+00:00August 18, 2021|

August 18, 2021  Seven Days By KEN PICARD COURTESY OF LINDSAY PONTIUS Many elements of history lie hidden amid family heirlooms. Katherine Butler Jones, a Black woman from Massachusetts, was going through some family documents more than two decades ago when she came upon the original marriage certificate of her great-great-grandparents. [...]

6/19 2021

Advancing Adirondack inclusivity at John Brown Farm

2021-09-05T17:37:59+00:00June 19, 2021|

Advocates reflect on welcoming strategies at historic site anniversary and Juneteenth celebration June 19, 2021 Adirondack Explorer By Brandon Loomis Nicole Hylton-Patterson, director of the Adirondack Diversity Initiative, says John Brown Farm is a place that can help Adirondack visitors feel at home and inspired to champion inclusivity. Photo by [...]

6/17 2021

John Brown Farm pairs Juneteenth celebration with 125th anniversary

2021-09-05T17:45:04+00:00June 17, 2021|

Adirondack Almanack Thursday June 17, 2021 by Community News Reports On Friday, June 18, 2021, John Brown Lives! (JBL!) and NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (NYSORHP) will unveil a banner heralding the 125th anniversary of NYS’ acquisition of the John Brown Farm in 1896. NYS Parks Commissioner Erik Kulleseid [...]

5/7 2021

John Brown Birthday Events this Weekend

2021-09-05T17:33:54+00:00May 7, 2021|

MAY 7, 2021   Adirondack Daily Press by THE ENTERPRISE STAFF Sierra Club President Aaron Mair kneels at the grave of 19th-century abolitionist John Brown after laying a wreath with his daughter Olivia as part of John Brown Day May 6, 2017, at the John Brown Day State Historic Site in [...]

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