Adirondack Place Names: Why Is That Thing Over There Called That?

Erik Schlimmer

Friday, April 5, 2019

5:30 p.m. Lecture, Refreshments from 5:00 p.m.

Old Chapel, Union College Campus

photograph of a dry creek bed in the woods

Author and explorer Erik Schlimmer historically decodes 100 Adirondack place names in rousing detail, these histories supported by a backdrop of his gorgeous photos from the wilderness.  As Erik likes to say, “Behind every name there’s a story, and the story’s usually pretty good.”