Parts But Little Known

Parts But Little Known: Maps of the Adirondacks from 1556 The maps in this exhibit graphically showed the increase in knowledge about the region and what was important to European military strategists, entrepreneurs, and tourists over the last 450 years. “La Nuova Francia”. Giovanni Battista Ramusio. Venice, 1556 The earliest maps, which date from 1556… read-more Parts But Little Known

The Winter Photography of John S. Apperson

  These images are made available through the generosity of the Apperson family, Apperson’s Associates, and Protect the Adirondacks. The people and policies of New York State were just beginning to define what an Adirondack Park would look like in the early 20th century. This exhibit of John S. Apperson’s winter photography highlighted his vision… read-more The Winter Photography of John S. Apperson

Defending a Changing Landscape: A History of Forest Rangers in New York State

Exhibit May 23, 2019 – September 20, 2019 These images are made available through the generosity of Lou Curth and Protect the Adirondacks. In many ways Forest Ranger history mirrors the history of conservation in New York State. Since the establishment of Fire Wardens in 1885, the evolution of priorities and circumstances for both public… read-more Defending a Changing Landscape: A History of Forest Rangers in New York State

The Summits of Forests: The High Peaks Photography of Kay Flickinger and Books of Grace Hudowalski

Rocky Peak Ridge October, 1946 This exhibition was on display from May 18 through November 30, 2018. These images are made available through the generosity of the estate of Kay Flickinger Dockstader and Protect the Adirondacks. Twenty people attended the first meeting of the 46ers in 1948 electing Grace Hudowalski (#9) as president and Kay… read-more The Summits of Forests: The High Peaks Photography of Kay Flickinger and Books of Grace Hudowalski