THESE PHOTOGRAPHS ARE STORED AND PRESERVED AS PART OF THE MISSION OF AHM

 

ADIRONDACK

HISTORY

MUSEUM

7590 Court Street

PO Box 428

Elizabethtown, NY 12932

518.873.6466

 

Hours:

May 27-Oct 9

Tues-Sat 10-4

Sun 12-4

 

Admission:

Adult $5

Seniors $4

Students $2

Children 6 and

under are free

 

LECTURE & FILM SERIES: THURSDAYS AT 7 PM

 

THESE PHOTOGRAPHS ARE STORED AND PRESERVED AS PART OF THE MISSION OF AHM

 

ADIRONDACK HISTORY MUSEUM

7590 Court Street

PO Box 428

Elizabethtown, NY 12932

518.873.6466

 

Hours:

May 27-Oct 9

Tues-Sat 10-4

Sun 12-4

 

Admission:

Adult $5

Seniors $4

Students $2

Children 6 and

under are free

 

2017 EXHIBITS

Adirondack Suffragists:

100 Years of Votes

for Women

The Adirondack History Museum highlights the Centennial of women’s suffrage in New York State with an exhibit that has been recognized by Governor Cuomo as a valuable destination on the NYS Path Through History and visited by Senator Gillibrand and Senator Betty Little.

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

A Sense of Place:

Photography of the

High Peaks Region

This year’s Rosenberg Gallery show explores photography of the High Peaks Region.  A Sense of Place combines the work of contemporary and historic photographers and is curated by Dan Keegan, the retired director of the Milwaukee Art Museum.

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Hiking in the Adirondack

High Peaks Coming Soon!

This new interactive permanent exhibit will explore High Peak’s hiking history dating back to the mid-19th Century. The exhibit will highlight the work of the Adirondack Forty-Sixers, the Adirondack Mountain Club, the Summit Stewards, hiking pioneers, old time guides, and other historic and contemporary figures.

 

 

CALENDAR

MUSEUM OPENS MAY 27, 2017

 

A Sense of Place: Photography of the High Peaks Opening Reception

        June 2, 6 PM

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 6th Annual Antique & Classic Car Show

        June 10, 11AM-3PM

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 Elizabethtown Day

        July 15

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Crown Point Iron Company Walking Tour

        July 29, 11AM

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 Donor & Patron Reception

        September 22 5PM-7PM

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Museum Closes

        October 9

_____________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Historian's Day

        October 13, 10AM-2PM

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Online Fundraising Auction

        November 24 - December 3

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Gift Shop Holiday Sale

        December 8, 10AM-2PM

 

VOTES FOR WOMEN!

June 22, 7PM

MARGARET BARTLEY AND GERALD ZAHAVI

Discover the role that Adirondack women and men played in the battle for women’s right to vote. The lecture will examine both the pro-suffrage and the anti-suffrage movements.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

ONE WOMAN, ONE VOTE

June 29, 7PM

FILM SHOWING

Directed by Ruth Pollak, this documentary film offers a general overview of the long and rocky road in ultimately winning the vote for women.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

COLVIN: HERO TO THE NORTH WOODS

July 6, 7PM

FILM SHOWING

Director Bill Killon will be on hand to introduce and show his new documentary film which tells the story of Verplanck Colvin, the father of the Adirondack Park.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

AN ADIRONDACK  PORTFOLIO

July 13, 7PM

BOB BAYLE

Bob will discuss his new book about the photography of Francis Bayle, his father, who took Adirondack hiking photographs from 1902-1935.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

THE SCHOOL ON SCHOOLHOUSE HILL

July 16, 7PM

MARGARET BARTLEY

A special encore presentation exploring the history of our very own building, which celebrated its centennial in 2016.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

SUFFRAGETTES IN THE SILENT CINEMA

July 20, 7PM

FILM SHOWING

Rare and wonderful footage that opens a historic window onto how women’s suffrage was represented in early American silent cinema.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

SEARCH AND RESCUE IN THE MOUNTAINS

July 27, 7PM

RON KONOWITZ

Konowitz, who is well known as an avid backcountry skier, discusses his experiences as wilderness rescue coordinator in the High Peaks.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

PHOTOGRAPHING THE ADIRONDACKS

August 10, 7PM

NANCIE BATTAGLIA

Battaglia’s visual stories capture human interest features, breaking news, peak action sports and striking scenery.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

IRON JAWED ANGELS

August 17

FILM SCREENING

Activists Alice Paul (Hilary Swank) and Lucy Burns (Frances O'Connor) take the women's suffrage movement by storm.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

HISTORY OF HIKING IN THE HIGH PEAKS

August 24, 7PM

SHARP SWAN

The High Peaks of the Adirondacks little resemble the mountains that settlers first gazed upon. This lecture will explore many topics relating to the history of the High Peaks.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

TALES FROM THE BLACK WOODS

September 7, 7PM

AMY GODINE

Explore Essex County stories celebrating the richness of the 19th-century black Adirondack experience.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

SUFFRAGETTE

September 14, 7PM

FILM SCREENING

Galvanized by political activist Emmeline Pankhurst (Meryl Streep), working wife and mother Maud Watts (Carey Mulligan) joins a diverse group of women who fight for equality and the right to vote.

ANTIQUE CAR SHOW JUNE 17

 

 

* 6 PM WINE & CHEESE RECEPTION BEFORE LECTURES

ADIRONDACK HISTORY MUSEUM

7590 COURT STREET, PO BOX 428

ELIZABETHTOWN, NY 12932

 

(518) 873-6466

 

echs@adkhistorymuseum.org

 

MUSEUM HOURS

MAY 27 – OCTOBER 9

TUESDAY - SATURDAY 10 AM – 4 PM

SUNDAY 12 AM – 4 PM

 

ADMISSION

ADULT $5     SENIORS $4     STUDENTS $2

CHILDREN 6 AND UNDER GET IN FREE

 

WE GRATEFULLY ACKNOWLEDGE THE SUPPORT OF:

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LECTURE & FILM SERIES:

THURSDAYS AT 7 PM

ANTIQUE CAR SHOW JUNE 17

2017 EXHIBITS

Adirondack Suffragists:

100 Years of Votes

for Women

The Adirondack History Museum highlights the Centennial of women’s suffrage in New York State with an exhibit that has been recognized by Governor Cuomo as a valuable destination on the NYS Path Through History and visited by Senator Gillibrand and Senator Betty Little.

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

A Sense of Place:

Photography of the

High Peaks Region

This year’s Rosenberg Gallery show explores photography of the High Peaks Region.  A Sense of Place combines the work of contemporary and historic photographers and is curated by Dan Keegan, the retired director of the Milwaukee Art Museum.

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Hiking in the Adirondack

High Peaks Coming Soon!

This new interactive permanent exhibit will explore High Peak’s hiking history dating back to the mid-19th Century. The exhibit will highlight the work of the Adirondack Forty-Sixers, the Adirondack Mountain Club, the Summit Stewards, hiking pioneers, old time guides, and other historic and contemporary figures.

 

 

CALENDAR

MUSEUM OPENS MAY 27, 2017

 

A Sense of Place: Photography of the High Peaks Opening Reception

        June 2, 6 PM

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 6th Annual Antique & Classic Car Show

        June 10, 11AM-3PM

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 Elizabethtown Day

        July 15

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Crown Point Iron Company Walking Tour

        July 29, 11AM

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 Donor & Patron Reception

        September 22 5PM-7PM

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Museum Closes

        October 9

_____________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Historian's Day

        October 13, 10AM-2PM

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Online Fundraising Auction

        November 24 - December 3

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Gift Shop Holiday Sale

        December 8, 10AM-2PM

 

VOTES FOR WOMEN!

June 22, 7PM

MARGARET BARTLEY AND GERALD ZAHAVI

Discover the role that Adirondack women and men played in the battle for women’s right to vote. The lecture will examine both the pro-suffrage and the anti-suffrage movements.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

ONE WOMAN, ONE VOTE

June 29, 7PM

FILM SHOWING

Directed by Ruth Pollak, this documentary film offers a general overview of the long and rocky road in ultimately winning the vote for women.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

COLVIN: HERO TO THE NORTH WOODS

July 6, 7PM

FILM SHOWING

Director Bill Killon will be on hand to introduce and show his new documentary film which tells the story of Verplanck Colvin, the father of the Adirondack Park.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

AN ADIRONDACK  PORTFOLIO

July 13, 7PM

BOB BAYLE

Bob will discuss his new book about the photography of Francis Bayle, his father, who took Adirondack hiking photographs from 1902-1935.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

THE SCHOOL ON SCHOOLHOUSE HILL

July 16, 7PM

MARGARET BARTLEY

A special encore presentation exploring the history of our very own building, which celebrated its centennial in 2016.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

SUFFRAGETTES IN THE SILENT CINEMA

July 20, 7PM

FILM SHOWING

Rare and wonderful footage that opens a historic window onto how women’s suffrage was represented in early American silent cinema.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

SEARCH AND RESCUE IN THE MOUNTAINS

July 27, 7PM

RON KONOWITZ

Konowitz, who is well known as an avid backcountry skier, discusses his experiences as wilderness rescue coordinator in the High Peaks.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

PHOTOGRAPHING THE ADIRONDACKS

August 10, 7PM

NANCIE BATTAGLIA

Battaglia’s visual stories capture human interest features, breaking news, peak action sports and striking scenery.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

IRON JAWED ANGELS

August 17

FILM SCREENING

Activists Alice Paul (Hilary Swank) and Lucy Burns (Frances O'Connor) take the women's suffrage movement by storm.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

HISTORY OF HIKING IN THE HIGH PEAKS

August 24, 7PM

SHARP SWAN

The High Peaks of the Adirondacks little resemble the mountains that settlers first gazed upon. This lecture will explore many topics relating to the history of the High Peaks.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

TALES FROM THE BLACK WOODS

September 7, 7PM

AMY GODINE

Explore Essex County stories celebrating the richness of the 19th-century black Adirondack experience.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

SUFFRAGETTE

September 14, 7PM

FILM SCREENING

Galvanized by political activist Emmeline Pankhurst (Meryl Streep), working wife and mother Maud Watts (Carey Mulligan) joins a diverse group of women who fight for equality and the right to vote.

2017 EXHIBITS

Adirondack Suffragists:

100 Years of Votes

for Women

The Adirondack History Museum highlights the Centennial of women’s suffrage in New York State with an exhibit that has been recognized by Governor Cuomo as a valuable destination on the NYS Path Through History and visited by Senator Gillibrand and Senator Betty Little.

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

A Sense of Place:

Photography of the

High Peaks Region

This year’s Rosenberg Gallery show explores photography of the High Peaks Region.  A Sense of Place combines the work of contemporary and historic photographers and is curated by Dan Keegan, the retired director of the Milwaukee Art Museum.

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Hiking in the Adirondack

High Peaks Coming Soon!

This new interactive permanent exhibit will explore High Peak’s hiking history dating back to the mid-19th Century. The exhibit will highlight the work of the Adirondack Forty-Sixers, the Adirondack Mountain Club, the Summit Stewards, hiking pioneers, old time guides, and other historic and contemporary figures.

 

 

CALENDAR

MUSEUM OPENS MAY 27, 2017

 

A Sense of Place: Photography of the High Peaks Opening Reception

        June 2, 6 PM

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 6th Annual Antique & Classic Car Show

        June 10, 11AM-3PM

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 Elizabethtown Day

        July 15

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Crown Point Iron Company Walking Tour

        July 29, 11AM

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 Donor & Patron Reception

        September 22 5PM-7PM

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Museum Closes

        October 9

_____________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Historian's Day

        October 13, 10AM-2PM

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Online Fundraising Auction

        November 24 - December 3

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Gift Shop Holiday Sale

        December 8, 10AM-2PM