Heart Lake’s Adirondack Loj

Heart Lake’s Adirondack Loj

Saturday, January 6, 202410:00 am – 4:30 pm AARCH and the Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) are collaborating on a special program that highlights the history of ADK’s renowned Heart Lake complex in Lake Placid. The day will start at ADK’s historic Adirondack Loj, designed by Adirondack architect William Distin, with the earliest section built in…

Lowville and the Black River Valley

Lowville and the Black River Valley

Wednesday, June 14, 2023 With deep roots in farming, forestry, and transportation, the Black River Valley straddling the western edge of the Adirondack region features a bold history and distinctive communities. As a major Lewis County community, Lowville retains a remarkable collection of 19th- and early 20th-century buildings, illustrative of that period’s rapid population growth,…

Small Farm Rising: Keeseville

Small Farm Rising: Keeseville

Tuesday, June 20, 2023 Farming has remained a defining staple of the Champlain Valley for over 200 years. In this outing, we will explore several small farms and meet producers who are ushering in a new wave of farming in the Adirondacks. Local food production is transforming the landscape and revitalizing regional farming. We will…

Restoring Wood Windows Workshop

Restoring Wood Windows Workshop

Friday, June 30 – Saturday, July 1, 2023 One of preservationists’ most common cries is to ‘Save Those Wood Windows!’ Understanding how to implement vital maintenance and repair of wood windows conserves their functionality and helps preserve a building’s historic character. Through this workshop, attendees will attain crucial insight from an expert and gain hands-on…

Scaling Whiteface: Santa’s Workshop & Veterans’ Memorial Highway

Scaling Whiteface: Santa’s Workshop & Veterans’ Memorial Highway

Friday, July 7, 2023 The National Register-listed Whiteface Veterans’ Memorial Highway was built between 1929 and 1934 to honor those who had died during World War I, while also drawing a burgeoning new generation of “auto tourists” to the Adirondack region by offering easy access to a mountaintop view. The 8.5-mile highway is a marvelous…