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 26-Oct 8

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

 

2018 EXHIBITS

 

Artists of War: Posters of

WWI 1917-1918

Curated by Aaron Noble, New York State Archivist

This year in the Rosenberg Gallery will be an amazing display of original WWI posters by a variety of artists. These posters show many aspects of the war effort- including war bonds, food preservation, women’s aid, and enlistment.

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Adirondack Suffragists:

Women and the Great War

The Adirondack History Museum highlights women’s suffrage with an exhibit focusing on national, state, and regional dimensions of the women’s campaign. The exhibit will also explore women’s participation in the Great War. The exhibit 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.

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Over There:

Local Boys Go to War

This exhibit explores WWI’s effect on the Adirondacks and the people of the region. Local stories and experiences will be the focus of the display.

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Hiking in the Adirondack

High Peaks

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 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

 

VOTES FOR WOMEN!

June 21, 7PM

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.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

The GREAT WAR: PART 2

June 28, 7PM

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.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

OVER THERE: THE US INVOLVEMENT IN WWI

July 12, 7PM

ANDY BUCHANAN

An overview of WWI and America’s involvement.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

THE 46ERS

July 20, 7PM

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.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

WWI AND SOCIAL CHANGE

July 26, 7PM

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.”

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

SHOULDER ARMS -

CHARLIE CHAPLIN, 1918

August 2, 7PM

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.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

NOT DEAD YET: AN INTERVIEW WITH DEC RANGER PETER FISH

August 9, 7PM

SHARP SWAN

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

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

INFLUENZA 1918

August 16, 7PM

FILM SHOWING

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.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

EVOLUTION OF HIGH PEAKS TRAIL

BUILDING & MAINTENANCE

August 23, 7PM

TONY GOODWIN

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

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

THE INFLUENZA EPIDEMIC IN THE ADIRONDACKS

August 30, 7PM

MARGARET BARTLEY

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

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

THE LOST BATTALION, 2001

September 6, 7PM

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.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

SERGEANT YORK, 1941

September 13, 7PM

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.

 

ANTIQUE CAR SHOW JUNE 9

 

 

* 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

MEMORIAL DAY - COLUMBUS DAY

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:

ADIRONDACK HISTORY MUSEUM

7590 Court Street

PO Box 428

Elizabethtown, NY 12932

518.873.6466

 

Hours:

May 26-Oct 8

Tues-Sat 10-4

Sun 12-4

 

Admission:

Adult $5

Seniors $4

Students $2

Children 6 and

under are free

 

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LECTURE & FILM SERIES:

THURSDAYS AT 7 PM

ANTIQUE CAR SHOW JUNE 9

2018 EXHIBITS

 

Artists of War: Posters of

WWI 1917-1918

Curated by Aaron Noble, New York State Archivist

This year in the Rosenberg Gallery will be an amazing display of original WWI posters by a variety of artists. These posters show many aspects of the war effort- including war bonds, food preservation, women’s aid, and enlistment.

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Adirondack Suffragists:

Women and the Great War

The Adirondack History Museum highlights women’s suffrage with an exhibit focusing on national, state, and regional dimensions of the women’s campaign. The exhibit will also explore women’s participation in the Great War. The exhibit 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.

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Over There:

Local Boys Go to War

This exhibit explores WWI’s effect on the Adirondacks and the people of the region. Local stories and experiences will be the focus of the display.

_________________________________________________________________________

 

Hiking in the Adirondack

High Peaks

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 26, 2018

 

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 21, 7PM

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.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

The GREAT WAR: PART 2

June 28, 7PM

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.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

OVER THERE: THE US INVOLVEMENT IN WWI

July 12, 7PM

ANDY BUCHANAN

An overview of WWI and America’s involvement.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

THE 46ERS

July 20, 7PM

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.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

WWI AND SOCIAL CHANGE

July 26, 7PM

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.”

 

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

SHOULDER ARMS -

CHARLIE CHAPLIN, 1918

August 2, 7PM

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.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

NOT DEAD YET: AN INTERVIEW WITH DEC RANGER PETER FISH

August 9, 7PM

SHARP SWAN

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

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

INFLUENZA 1918

August 16, 7PM

FILM SHOWING

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.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

EVOLUTION OF HIGH PEAKS TRAIL

BUILDING & MAINTENANCE

August 23, 7PM

TONY GOODWIN

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

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

THE INFLUENZA EPIDEMIC IN THE ADIRONDACKS

August 30, 7PM

MARGARET BARTLEY

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

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

THE LOST BATTALION, 2001

September 6, 7PM

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.

__________________________________________________________________________________________

 

SERGEANT YORK, 1941

September 13, 7PM

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 EXHIBITS

 

Artists of War: Posters of

WWI 1917-1918

Curated by Aaron Noble, New York State Archivist

This year in the Rosenberg Gallery will be an amazing display of original WWI posters by a variety of artists. These posters show many aspects of the war effort- including war bonds, food preservation, women’s aid, and enlistment.

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Adirondack Suffragists:

Women and the Great War

The Adirondack History Museum highlights women’s suffrage with an exhibit focusing on national, state, and regional dimensions of the women’s campaign. The exhibit will also explore women’s participation in the Great War. The exhibit 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.

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Over There:

Local Boys Go to War

This exhibit explores WWI’s effect on the Adirondacks and the people of the region. Local stories and experiences will be the focus of the display.

______________________________________________________________________________________________

 

Hiking in the Adirondack

High Peaks

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 26, 2018

 

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