5/24 2022

John Brown Lives! Receives Grant to Develop Strategic Plan

2022-05-24T17:32:41+00:00May 24, 2022|

For Immediate Release: May 24, 2022 Contact:  Martha Swan, Executive Director 518-744-7112 | info@johnbrownlives.org   John Brown Lives! Receives Grant to Develop Strategic Plan   Westport, NY – John Brown Lives! (JBL!) was awarded a $26,500 matching grant from the Environmental Protection Fund’s Park and Trail Partnership Grants program to [...]

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 , Billboard.com 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: http://ow.ly/u1Ta50ISjGs 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, [...]

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 [...]

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