John Brown's Body Comes Home

By Essex County Historical Society
September 15, 2022
Category: HISTORY

           On the evening of December 1, 1859 within the confines of the Charles Town, Virginia jai... Continue reading


From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County September 15-30

By Essex County Historical Society
September 13, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


TICONDEROGA


Building Boom Here Centered At Weedville


Completion of the massive Adkins and Scott Company wholesale grocery warehouse last fall touched off a building boom in Ticonderoga which seems to be c... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County September 1-14

By Essex County Historical Society
August 30, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


PORT HENRY-CROWN POINT


Pt. Henry- Crown Pt. Road Being Raised


The portion of the Port Henry- Crown Point highway north of the Champlain Bridge Road intersection is being raised five feet under a construct... Continue reading

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An 1888 Trek to Mount Marcy’s Summit

By Essex County Historical Society
August 26, 2022
Category: HISTORY

          In 1936, W.J. Brown decided to take pen to paper and composed a lengthy letter to the editor of the Essex County Republican, a weekly ne... Continue reading


The Adirondac grape: A Fruit With Roots In Port Henry

By Essex County Historical Society
August 19, 2022
Category: HISTORY

People make their mark in history in assorted manners: bravery, politics, leadership, writing, discovery, inventions and the list goes on. For Plattsburgh citizen, John W. Bail... Continue reading


Elkanah Watson - The Man Behind Agricultural Fairs

By Essex County Historical Society
August 18, 2022
Category: HISTORY

            Travel along Lake Street in Port Kent and it is easy to see why this hamlet became a popular location of hotels and the tourist industry. People could... Continue reading


From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County August 15-31

By Essex County Historical Society
August 15, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


WILMINGTON


STATE WILL SPEND 0,000 ON WHITEFACE


Local and area winter sports enthusiast were cheered with the announcement Friday in Albany that the state planned to spend approximately 0,000 this ye... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County August 1-14

By Essex County Historical Society
August 01, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


TICONDEROGA


New Style Ferry Boat Is Operating On Champlain


Something new in a ferry boat is the one now operating between Ticonderoga and Larrabee's Point, Vt., according to an announcement this week by t... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County July 15-31

By Essex County Historical Society
July 18, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


LAKE PLACID


STORM REPORTS GIVEN TO VILLAGE BOARD ON MONDAY


The effect of the recent intermittent yet heavy showers provided the subjects for reports of various commissioners to the village Board at their... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County July 1-14

By Essex County Historical Society
July 01, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


ELIZABETHTOWN


Rainstorm Hits Elizabethtown; Great Damage


One of the most devasting rainstorms in the history of this village, attaining cloudburst proportions, struck here Monday afternoon between two and... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County June 15-30

By Essex County Historical Society
June 14, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


MORIAH


Moriah Voting On School Merger


Qualified voters of this community will ballot from 1 p. m. to 8 p. m. today on the proposed centralization of the Port Henry and Moriah High Schools with the immedia... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County June 1-14

By Essex County Historical Society
May 31, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


CROWN POINT


Most Area Highways Are Now Passable


With the recession of flash flood waters, most area highways are now passable although some points on main arteries are still inundated or washed out. The o... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County May 15-31

By Essex County Historical Society
May 18, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


ESSEX COUNTY


Road Program Is Approved By County Solons


Plans were made at the regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors here Monday for maintenance work on the county road system this year in ten Essex... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County May 1-14

By Essex County Historical Society
May 02, 2022
Category: HISTORY


75 Years Ago


LAKE PLACID


Due to drastic reduction in appropriation for clerical and carrier allowances mail service in this village has been curtailed with only one delivery per day until further notice. The one deliver... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County April 15-30

By Essex County Historical Society
April 15, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


PORT HENRY


The board recognizes the need of a more extensive program to repair streets, especially the Broad Street Hill, than was possible during the past several years. Work of this nature was limited to supe... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County April 1-14

By Essex County Historical Society
April 01, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


JAY


MONACO BROTHERS ENTER TOY MAKING BUSINESS


Arto and James Monaco are converting the old Twin Elm Hotel, Upper Jay, into a toy factory and expect to start production of wooden toys and novelties in... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County March 15-31

By Essex County Historical Society
March 15, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


TICONDEROGA


,000 Fire At Mill Here Saturday Night


Damage estimated at ,000 was caused in a fire Saturday night at the International Paper Company here when a leak in a steam pipe heated lime in a... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County March 1-14

By Essex County Historical Society
March 01, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


LAKE PLACID


WORST STORM OF YEAR LEAVES AREA BURIED IN SNOW


"Operation Snow Fall," which has had the entire state buried in white, granted area snow-cleaning men and equipment a respite Thursday after... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County February 15-28

By Essex County Historical Society
February 15, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 YEARS AGO


MINEVILLE


Mines At Fisher Hill Are Opened By Republic Steel; Will Employ 150-200 Men


Republic Steel Corportation has announced the re-opening of the Fisher Hill Mines here, closed since the strike in... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County February 1-14

By Essex County Historical Society
February 01, 2022
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


TICONDEROGA


Fortifications At Mount Hope To Be Restored


The Revolutionary War fortifications at Mount Hope, in Ticonderoga, are soon to be restored, according to an announcement by Carroll V. Lonergan, wh... Continue reading

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