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“Finding Your Civil War Ancestors” An Interactive Genealogical Experience Saturday August 17th, 2019 at 12:00 noon

“Finding Your Civil War Ancestors” An Interactive Genealogical Experience The American Civil War was a pivotal moment in our nation and many people can trace their ancestry to those who took part in the conflict. Join Hadley-Lake Luzerne Historical Society Board Member Ben Kemp as we look at the different resources that can be used …

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The Luzerne Man Who Fought on both Sides of the Civil War Thursday June 27th, 2019 at 7:00 pm

A Yankee Galvanized Yankee” The Luzerne Man Who Fought on both Sides of the Civil War The American Civil War was far from a simple affair, for many it was a complex issue that split families and communities, forcing individuals to make hard choices. Join Hadley-Lake Luzerne Historical Society Board Member Ben Kemp as we …

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Native Adirondack Fish and Piscivorious Birds

 Program Description: Join Lisa Holst for a brief history of the fish communities of the Adirondacks, including the history of degradation that shaped the Adirondack Park Preserve. The program will briefly touch on effects of acid rain and invasive species and Lisa will share profiles of some of the lesser known native ADK fish species. …

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Book Club May 9-June 13

New York Times Notable Book Washington Post Best Book Of The Year Amazon’s Top 100: Editor’s Choice Usa Today Best Book Of The Year Dellarobia Turnbow is a restless farm wife who gave up her own plans when she accidentally became pregnant at seventeen. Now, after a decade of domestic disharmony on a failing farm, …

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Historical Society Series Speakers 2019

SATURDAY, MAY 4, NOON – LONGHORN RESTAURANT (RESERVATIONS REQD. SEE PG 2) MARK BODNAR, AUTHOR & HISTORIAN “A FATEFUL INVITATION: LINCOLN’S ASSASSINATION” Join Local Historian, Author and Colonie Historical Society President Mark Bodnar who will appear at the Historical Society’s 46th Annual Anniversary luncheon as guest speaker. Bodnar will discuss the riveting story of John …

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Senior Resources for Communities in New York

https://www.caring.com/senior-living/assisted-living/new-york/ Caring.com is a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones. We have been featured by AARP, The Administration for Community Living, The National Legal Resource Center, and Forbes, as well as referenced by many governmental agencies and organizations across …

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James Bruchac Lecture Series — Adirondack Animal Tracks May 23rd, 7 pm

As a renowned animal tracker Jim’s first knowledge of tracking came from his father and Grandfather Joseph Bruchac Jr., a noted outdoorsman and member of The Taxidermist Hall of Fame Jim. Whether tracking whitetails in his beloved Adirondack Mountains or teaching wildlife officials how to recognize the tracks or rare carnivores, Jim has continued to …

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