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 [...]

2/12 2021

John Brown’s Farm: 125 Years in Support of Abolitionist History

2021-02-13T15:23:56+00:00February 12, 2021|

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2021 John Brown’s Farm: 125 Years in Support of Abolitionist History by Vanessa Banti Celebration of John Brown Farm as a NYS Historical Site When you stand at the grave of famed abolitionist John Brown, you stand at the intersection of the timeless forest and the modern society [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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