2018 EVENTS

 

MUSEUM OPENS MAY 26, 2018

 

7th Annual Antique & Classic Car Show

June 9, 11AM - 2PM

 

The Art of War: Posters of WWI Opening Reception

June 15, 6PM - 8PM

 

Barn Sale Fundraiser

July 7, 9AM – 3PM

 

Hiking in the Adirondack High Peaks Exhibit Grand Opening Reception

& ADK 46ers Film Showing

July 20, 6PM - 8PM

 

Elizabethtown Day

July 21

 

Donor & Patron Reception

September 21

 

Museum Closes

October 8

 

Historian’s Day

October 12, 10AM - 2PM

 

Online Fundraising Auction

November 23 - December 2

 

Gift Shop Holiday Sale

December 7, 10AM-2PM

 

 

* Schedule subject to change. Please contact museum to confirm event dates and times.

2018 LECTURE and FILM SERIES, 7 p.m.

 

June 21, 7PM

Votes for Women!

Margaret Bartley

Discover the role that ADK women and men played in the battle for women’s right to vote. The lecture will also examine women’s participation in the Great War.

 

June 28, 7PM

The Great War: Part 2

Film Showing

As patriotism sweeps the nation—stifling free speech and dissent—a diverse group of men become the country’s first mass conscripted army.

 

July 12, 7PM

Over There: The US involvement in WWI

Andy Buchanan

An overview of WWI and America’s involvement.

 

July 20, 7PM

The 46ers

Film Showing

Director and producer Blake Cortright will introduce and speak about his new documentary film about the men and women who hike all of the 46 High Peaks.

 

July 26, 7PM

WWI and Social Change

Dr. Gerald Zahavi

Explore the institutions and individuals who supported the American war effort in 1917 and 1918, as well as those who protested against and challenged America’s military engagement in “The Great War.”

 

August 2, 7PM

Shoulder Arms - Charlie Chaplin, 1918

Film Showing

Shoulder Arms is a silent comedy set in France during WWI and is a prime example of Chaplin’s ability to gracefully skirt the line between comedy and tragedy.

 

August 9, 7PM

Not Dead Yet: An Interview with DEC Ranger Peter Fish

Sharp Swan

Legendary DEC Ranger speaks about his experiences over his long career in the ADK mountains.

 

August 16, 7PM

Influenza 1918

Film Showing

In September of 1918, soldiers at an army base near Boston suddenly began to die. The cause of death was identified as influenza, but it was unlike any strain ever seen. As the killer virus spread across the country, hospitals overfilled, death carts roamed the streets and helpless city officials dug mass graves. It was the worst epidemic in American history, killing over 600,000 — until it disappeared as mysteriously as it had begun.

 

August 23, 7PM

Evolution of High Peaks Trail Building & Maintenance

Tony Goodwin

Learn about the history - development and evolution -  of trails in the Adirondack High Peaks.

 

August 30, 7PM

The Influenza Epidemic in the Adirondacks

Margaret Bartley

A presentation on the 1918 Influenza and the human toll on the ADK region.

 

September 6, 7PM

The Lost Battalion, 2001

Film Showing

A fact-based war drama about an American battalion of over 500 men which gets trapped behind enemy lines in the Argonne Forest in October 1918 France during the closing weeks of World War I.

 

September 13, 7PM

Sergeant York, 1941

Film Showing

A biographical film about the life of Alvin York, a marksman who is drafted in WWI and becomes one of the most-decorated American soldiers of the war.

 

ADIRONDACK HISTORY MUSEUM

7590 COURT STREET, PO BOX 428

ELIZABETHTOWN, NY 12932

 

(518) 873-6466

 

echs@adkhistorymuseum.org

 

MUSEUM HOURS

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

TO COLUMBUS DAY WEEKEND

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:

2018 EVENTS

 

MUSEUM OPENS MAY 26, 2018

 

7th Annual Antique & Classic Car Show

June 9, 11AM - 2PM

 

The Art of War: Posters of WWI Opening Reception

June 15, 6PM - 8PM

 

Barn Sale Fundraiser

July 7, 9AM – 3PM

 

Hiking in the Adirondack High Peaks Exhibit Grand Opening Reception

& ADK 46ers Film Showing

July 20, 6PM - 8PM

 

Elizabethtown Day

July 21

 

Donor & Patron Reception

September 21

 

Museum Closes

October 8

 

Historian’s Day

October 12, 10AM - 2PM

 

Online Fundraising Auction

November 23 - December 2

 

Gift Shop Holiday Sale

December 7, 10AM-2PM

 

 

* Schedule subject to change. Please contact museum to confirm event dates and times.

2018 LECTURE and FILM SERIES, 7 p.m.

 

June 21, 7PM

Votes for Women!

Margaret Bartley

Discover the role that ADK women and men played in the battle for women’s right to vote. The lecture will also examine women’s participation in the Great War.

 

June 28, 7PM

The Great War: Part 2

Film Showing

As patriotism sweeps the nation—stifling free speech and dissent—a diverse group of men become the country’s first mass conscripted army.

 

July 12, 7PM

Over There: The US involvement in WWI

Andy Buchanan

An overview of WWI and America’s involvement.

 

July 20, 7PM

The 46ers

Film Showing

Director and producer Blake Cortright will introduce and speak about his new documentary film about the men and women who hike all of the 46 High Peaks.

 

July 26, 7PM

WWI and Social Change

Dr. Gerald Zahavi

Explore the institutions and individuals who supported the American war effort in 1917 and 1918, as well as those who protested against and challenged America’s military engagement in “The Great War.”

 

August 2, 7PM

Shoulder Arms - Charlie Chaplin, 1918

Film Showing

Shoulder Arms is a silent comedy set in France during WWI and is a prime example of Chaplin’s ability to gracefully skirt the line between comedy and tragedy.

 

August 9, 7PM

Not Dead Yet: An Interview with DEC Ranger Peter Fish

Sharp Swan

Legendary DEC Ranger speaks about his experiences over his long career in the ADK mountains.

 

August 16, 7PM

Influenza 1918

Film Showing

In September of 1918, soldiers at an army base near Boston suddenly began to die. The cause of death was identified as influenza, but it was unlike any strain ever seen. As the killer virus spread across the country, hospitals overfilled, death carts roamed the streets and helpless city officials dug mass graves. It was the worst epidemic in American history, killing over 600,000 — until it disappeared as mysteriously as it had begun.

 

August 23, 7PM

Evolution of High Peaks Trail Building & Maintenance

Tony Goodwin

Learn about the history - development and evolution -  of trails in the Adirondack High Peaks.

 

August 30, 7PM

The Influenza Epidemic in the Adirondacks

Margaret Bartley

A presentation on the 1918 Influenza and the human toll on the ADK region.

 

September 6, 7PM

The Lost Battalion, 2001

Film Showing

A fact-based war drama about an American battalion of over 500 men which gets trapped behind enemy lines in the Argonne Forest in October 1918 France during the closing weeks of World War I.

 

September 13, 7PM

Sergeant York, 1941

Film Showing

A biographical film about the life of Alvin York, a marksman who is drafted in WWI and becomes one of the most-decorated American soldiers of the war.

 

2018 EVENTS

 

MUSEUM OPENS MAY 26, 2018

 

7th Annual Antique & Classic Car Show

June 9, 11AM - 2PM

 

The Art of War: Posters of WWI Opening Reception

June 15, 6PM - 8PM

 

Barn Sale Fundraiser

July 7, 9AM – 3PM

 

Hiking in the Adirondack High Peaks Exhibit Grand Opening Reception

& ADK 46ers Film Showing

July 20, 6PM - 8PM

 

Elizabethtown Day

July 21

 

Donor & Patron Reception

September 21

 

Museum Closes

October 8

 

Historian’s Day

October 12, 10AM - 2PM

 

Online Fundraising Auction

November 23 - December 2

 

Gift Shop Holiday Sale

December 7, 10AM-2PM

 

 

* Schedule subject to change. Please contact museum to confirm event dates and times.

2018 LECTURE and FILM SERIES, 7 p.m.

 

June 21, 7PM

Votes for Women!

Margaret Bartley

Discover the role that ADK women and men played in the battle for women’s right to vote. The lecture will also examine women’s participation in the Great War.

 

June 28, 7PM

The Great War: Part 2

Film Showing

As patriotism sweeps the nation—stifling free speech and dissent—a diverse group of men become the country’s first mass conscripted army.

 

July 12, 7PM

Over There: The US involvement in WWI

Andy Buchanan

An overview of WWI and America’s involvement.

 

July 20, 7PM

The 46ers

Film Showing

Director and producer Blake Cortright will introduce and speak about his new documentary film about the men and women who hike all of the 46 High Peaks.

 

July 26, 7PM

WWI and Social Change

Dr. Gerald Zahavi

Explore the institutions and individuals who supported the American war effort in 1917 and 1918, as well as those who protested against and challenged America’s military engagement in “The Great War.”

 

August 2, 7PM

Shoulder Arms - Charlie Chaplin, 1918

Film Showing

Shoulder Arms is a silent comedy set in France during WWI and is a prime example of Chaplin’s ability to gracefully skirt the line between comedy and tragedy.

 

August 9, 7PM

Not Dead Yet: An Interview with DEC Ranger Peter Fish

Sharp Swan

Legendary DEC Ranger speaks about his experiences over his long career in the ADK mountains.

 

August 16, 7PM

Influenza 1918

Film Showing

In September of 1918, soldiers at an army base near Boston suddenly began to die. The cause of death was identified as influenza, but it was unlike any strain ever seen. As the killer virus spread across the country, hospitals overfilled, death carts roamed the streets and helpless city officials dug mass graves. It was the worst epidemic in American history, killing over 600,000 — until it disappeared as mysteriously as it had begun.

 

August 23, 7PM

Evolution of High Peaks Trail Building & Maintenance

Tony Goodwin

Learn about the history - development and evolution -  of trails in the Adirondack High Peaks.

 

August 30, 7PM

The Influenza Epidemic in the Adirondacks

Margaret Bartley

A presentation on the 1918 Influenza and the human toll on the ADK region.

 

September 6, 7PM

The Lost Battalion, 2001

Film Showing

A fact-based war drama about an American battalion of over 500 men which gets trapped behind enemy lines in the Argonne Forest in October 1918 France during the closing weeks of World War I.

 

September 13, 7PM

Sergeant York, 1941

Film Showing

A biographical film about the life of Alvin York, a marksman who is drafted in WWI and becomes one of the most-decorated American soldiers of the war.