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1/1 2021

Giving guided, unguided ‘First Day Hikes’

2021-01-02T20:41:29+00:00January 1, 2021|

Hiking alongside history at John Brown Farm State Historic Site NBC 5 WPTZ By Elena Barilla January 1, 2021 LAKE PLACID, N.Y. —   Hikers enjoyed their first trek of the year at John Brown State Historic Site in Lake Placid, while taking in the land's history. The 270-acre property nestled [...]

12/31 2020

Museum Association of New York (MANY) project includes John Brown Lives!

2021-01-02T20:50:50+00:00December 31, 2020|

Area museums receive training, tools to take their interpretation next level By ROBIN CAUDELL Press-Republic Press Republican Dec 31, 2020 KAREN DAVIDSON SEWARD/PHOTO The Memorial Field for Black Lives by Karen Davidson Seward, a Lake Placid artist and book designer, was installed on Juneteenth or Emancipation Day (June 19) at [...]

12/10 2020

Essex Co. Grand Jury indicts former Cohoes cop

2021-01-02T21:09:22+00:00December 10, 2020|

Essex Co. Grand Jury indicts former Cohoes cop Related to Lincoln Pond 9-1-1 call last June The Sun By Kim Dedam Dec 10, 2020 5:00 PM ELIZABETHTOWN | Four misdemeanor charges have been handed up by an Essex County Grand Jury against former Cohoes Police Officer Sean T. McKown. McKown, [...]

12/2 2020

Growing Freedom in Adirondack Wilderness

2021-01-02T20:26:23+00:00December 2, 2020|

HISTORIC SITES, PARK HISTORY, STATE HISTORY GROWING FREEDOM IN ADIRONDACK WILDERNESS HISTORIC SITES, PARK HISTORY, STATE HISTORY DECEMBER 1, 2020 Post by Lavada Nahon, Interpreter of African American History, New York State Parks While the John Brown Farm State Historic Site is the former Adirondack home of a famed abolitionist, the farm also is part of [...]

11/12 2020

John Brown Lives! Hosts Virtual Blues Concert

2021-01-02T21:14:45+00:00November 12, 2020|

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2020 John Brown Lives! hosts virtual blues concert, online discussion by Editorial Staff Adirondack Almanack Blues at Timbuctoo delivers a generously spirited, deeply meaningful day of the Blues usually held at the home of abolitionist John Brown at the 270-acre John Brown Farm State Historic Site in Lake Placid. This year however, we [...]

10/22 2020

Abolitionist John Brown’s ties to the Adirondacks, why it matters today

2021-01-02T21:05:02+00:00October 22, 2020|

Abolitionist John Brown’s ties to the Adirondacks, why it matters today Updated Oct 22, 2020   A statue of abolitionist John Brown at the John Brown Farm, a state historic site, in North Elba near Lake Placid. By David Figura | dfigura@nyup.com The recent release of “The Good Lord Bird,” a TV [...]

10/10 2020

UP CLOSE: ‘You Matter’

2020-11-22T13:36:43+00:00October 10, 2020|

The Lake Placid Public Library’s new StoryWalk, pictured here, is located at the John Brown Farm historic site. (News photo — Elizabeth Izzo) Lake Placid News By Elizabeth Izzo October 15, 2020 LAKE PLACID — Take a walk through the John Brown Farm State Historic Site to see a story [...]

9/23 2020

Powerful Black Lives memorial at abolitionist John Brown’s Farm

2020-09-23T13:13:39+00:00September 23, 2020|

Paul Grondahy/ Times Union Grondahl: Powerful Black Lives memorial at abolitionist John Brown's Farm Times Union by Paul Grondahl Sep. 22, 2020 11:32 a.m. NORTH ELBA — A black lawn sign with white lettering reads: Boy. Playground. Toy Gun. Squad Car Zoomed Up. No Questions. Shot Point Blank. Tamir [...]

9/2 2020

Music With a Message

2020-09-02T10:48:29+00:00September 2, 2020|

Adirondack Daily Enterprise September 1, 2020 by Peter Crowley Violin Vigil for Black Lives protests police brutality Charlie Burnham, second from right, leads local string musicians in the “Community String Along” portion of a Violin Vigil for Black Lives concert Sunday at John Brown Farm Historic Site in Lake Placid. [...]

8/28 2020

North country to gather for violin vigil

2021-01-02T21:20:15+00:00August 28, 2020|

North country to gather for violin vigil in Adirondacks to honor Black lives By ELLIS GIACOMELLI egiacomelli@wdt.net Aug 28, 2020 Updated Aug 29, 2020 The Memorial Field for Black Lives sits beyond the statue of abolitionist John Brown at the John Brown Farm State Historic Site in North Elba. A vigil for [...]

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