Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site

Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site   Putnam Porch Music Program at the Putnam Canal Store at Yankee Hill Lock Managed by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of the era that made New York the Empire State. Visitors… read-more Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site

Grassroots Activism and the American Wilderness

Grassroots Activism and the American Wilderness: Pioneers in the 20th Century Adirondack Park Conservation Movement   This exhibit catalog is the culmination of a generous multi-year grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), which is funded by the Mellon Foundation. The grant provided funds for the Schaffer Library at Union College to… read-more Grassroots Activism and the American Wilderness

2018 Summer Research Fellows

Adirondacks focus of summer research fellowship program           While digging through boxes of material at the Kelly Adirondack Center on the history of the New York State forest rangers, Anna Gagion ’19 was surprised to discover the paucity of information about women. “There haven’t been a lot of women in the profession, so I wanted… read-more 2018 Summer Research Fellows

Union receives grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to highlight the Adirondacks

  NOVEMBER 16, 2017 Union has been awarded a $250,000 presidential leadership grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to strengthen its Adirondack Studies initiative. The three-year grant will develop a new Adirondack mini-term, which will combine classroom work with experiential learning though guided trips to local communities, historic sites and places that will educate… read-more Union receives grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to highlight the Adirondacks

Adirondack Research Library

The Kelly Adirondack Center and the Adirondack Research Library are open to the public Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Masks are currently mandatory in all of the public spaces of Union College. The Adirondack Research Library is a vibrant educational and research unit of the Kelly Adirondack Center which supports Union… read-more Adirondack Research Library

Adirondack Museums and Historical Sites

  The Kelly Adirondack Center has compiled this list to raise awareness of the many counties, towns, institutions, and organizations sharing their histories with the public at facilities throughout the Adirondacks. It is not a complete list. It is constantly being updated as new digital materials are made available.   Adirondack Experience, Blue Mountain Lake… read-more Adirondack Museums and Historical Sites

Adirondack Research Resources Online

  The Kelly Adirondack Center has compiled this list of online resources to raise awareness of the many government agencies, institutions, and organizations sharing their digital collections. It is not a complete list. It is constantly being updated as new digital materials are made available.   Adirondack Experience Online Collections Database Adirondack Mountain Club High… read-more Adirondack Research Resources Online

Saratoga Battlefield National Historic Monument

Saratoga Battlefield National Historical Park | Stillwater Part of the National Park Service since 1938, this park features a memorial to the great battles of the American Revolution, especially those of 1777 which renewed hope for the patriots in the fight for independence. This 10-mile long site has an access road for cars that passes through vast grasslands… read-more Saratoga Battlefield National Historic Monument

Vischer’s Ferry Nature and Historic Preserve

  Vischer’s Ferry Nature and Historic Preserve | Clifton Park, Riverview Road The preserve, owned by the New York State Canal Corporation, is approximately 740 acres featuring exceptional wetlands rich in plants and birds and sections of the 1825 (40 foot) canal and tow path. It is also the site of the 1862 Whipple Truss Bridge built… read-more Vischer’s Ferry Nature and Historic Preserve