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Historical Society’s new Director

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Historical Society’s new Director2017-11-20T16:46:23+00:00

Memories of the 1980 Winter Olympics

  The Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society is pleased to announce the 2017 Winter Lecture Series. “Memories of the 1980 Winter Olympics” will be presented by Jim Rogers on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Nicola’s on Main.  The lecture will begin at 7:00 pm with attendees encouraged to come for dinner prior to the event. [...]

Memories of the 1980 Winter Olympics2017-11-07T09:49:13+00:00

Lake Placid History in Poems

This year the Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Frances and Louise Brewster’s gift of the train station. This gift has given the Society the opportunity to preserve and present the community’s history to residents and visitors. The Society has been writing and publishing newsletters for members just as long. [...]

Lake Placid History in Poems2017-11-07T09:49:13+00:00

Lake Placid on the Silver Screen

By: Carla Eilo   Lake Placid may be quite a distance from Hollywood, but it played a part in early movie history. The snow, winter sports, and mountains made the storylines come to life. When filming was done in town, it often made the front page of the newspapers. All of the films listed below [...]

Lake Placid on the Silver Screen2017-11-07T09:49:13+00:00

Historical Society Member Shares Family History – Cascade Pass

Recently I have been corresponding with R.J. Potter, a member of the Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society who currently resides in Vermont.  Although he lives on the other side of Lake Champlain, he still is fascinated with his family ties to the area. Potter has been kind enough to share his research with the Historical [...]

Historical Society Member Shares Family History – Cascade Pass2017-11-07T09:49:13+00:00