Yearly Archives: 2015

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Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society Presents: “Adirondack Outlaws” with Niki Kourofsky

The Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society is pleased to announce the first program of its 2016 Winter Lecture Series on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at Smoke Signals in Lake Placid.  The lecture will begin at 7:00 pm with attendees encouraged to come for dinner prior to the event.  This opening program in the four-part series [...]

Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society Presents: “Adirondack Outlaws” with Niki Kourofsky2017-11-07T09:49:14-04:00

Victor Herbert and “Toyland”

  By: Carla Eilo Amid the many yuletide festivities that take place, there are any number of concerts, plays and gatherings filled with holiday music and performances. Whether you find yourself at one of these events or hear music being piped in through shop speakers, there are several seasonal standards that we have all come [...]

Victor Herbert and “Toyland”2017-11-07T09:49:14-04:00

Holidays at the Lake Placid Club

Christmas and New Year’s at the Lake Placid Club was an especially lively and festive time. The first Christmas celebrations occurred in 1907 when the winter clubhouse and its stone fireplaces were draped in evergreens, Christmas balls and mistletoe. A grand Christmas tree stood in the library with beautiful candles that lit up the room. Christmas [...]

Holidays at the Lake Placid Club2017-11-07T09:49:14-04:00

Fall Happenings: New faces, Additions and Field Trip

By: Parmelee Tolkan, President September 3, 2015 It's that time of year when we all start thinking about new beginnings and faces, as Labor Day signals the end of summer and the beginning of the school year. The Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society is also turning its attention to the things that are new, starting [...]

Fall Happenings: New faces, Additions and Field Trip2016-01-11T13:21:27-04:00