9/12 2022

2023 ADK Family Book Festival Authors & Illustrators NEWS!

2022-09-12T15:55:41+00:00September 12, 2022|

2023 Authors & Illustrators Are you interested in being an author in our 2023 Adirondack Family Book Festival? Participation in the Adirondack Family Book Festival is by invitation only. Authors & illustrators who would like to be considered for future events may fill out this form to submit information [...]

5/19 2022

Kindness resonates for John Brown Day pilgrim

2022-05-23T21:04:34+00:00May 19, 2022|

ON THE SCENE: Lake Placid News Chicago native remembers Lake Placid’s warm welcome during visit 60 years ago MAY 19, 2022 by NAJ WIKOFF David Manson lays a wreath on the grave of abolitionist John Brown Saturday, May 14, during John Brown Day ceremonies at the John Brown Farm State [...]

5/10 2022

Tom Morello to Receive the Spirit of John Brown Freedom Award

2022-05-10T16:43:02+00:00May 10, 2022|

Tom Morello to Receive the Spirit of John Brown Freedom Award, Bestowed at Final Resting Place of Famed Abolitionist The rocker and activist is one of three artists to be honored May 14 by the freedom education and human rights project John Brown Lives! By Thom Duffy , Tom Morello at [...]

4/26 2022

Andy Flynn speaks with Martha Swan and Martin Tyler of John Brown Lives!

2022-05-23T15:36:04+00:00April 26, 2022|

Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn speaks with Martha Swan and Martin Tyler of John Brown Lives! and Brendan Mills of the John Brown Farm State Historic Site in Lake Placid about two upcoming events to mark the 122nd birthday of abolitionist John Brown, May 9, 2022. Facebook link: YouTube [...]

3/7 2022

Praying for Peace: Keene rally shows support for Ukraine

2022-03-09T21:51:58+00:00March 7, 2022|

Praying for Peace: Keene rally shows support for Ukraine BY ALVIN REINER Press-Republican Mar 7, 2022 Holding signs and flags, as well as being dressed in shades of yellow and blue, rally participants gathered in the snow of Marcy Field while the Adirondack Mountains supplied the background. ALVIN REINER/P-R PHOTO [...]

3/5 2022

Adirondack Family Book Fest’ arrives this August

2022-03-09T22:00:56+00:00March 5, 2022|

Adirondack Family Book Fest’ arrives this August Adirondack Daily Enterprise March 5, 2022 LAKE PLACID — John Brown Lives! and numerous community partners are teaming up to host an Adirondack Family Book Festival at the John Brown Farm State Historic Site in Lake Placid. The festival is scheduled for Saturday, [...]

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 [...]

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