Restoring Wood Windows Workshop

Restoring Wood Windows Workshop

Friday-Saturday, July 26-27, 2024 One of preservationists’ most common cries is to ‘Save Wood Windows!’ Understanding how to implement vital maintenance and repair of wood windows conserves their functionality and helps preserve a building’s historic character. Join AARCH at Croghan’s Adirondack Mennonite Heritage Farm to learn how to repair, restore, and preserve wood windows with…

Friends Lake – FULL

Friends Lake – FULL

Thursday, August 1, 2024 Our most requested outing from last year is back! Quietly tucked in a serene corner of the Town of Chester, Friends Lake hosts a range of historic buildings, scenic views, and Adirondack stories. Sandwiched between the Hudson River to the west and the charming hamlet of Chestertown to the east, Friends…

Warrensburgh: High Style Architecture & Grassroots Preservation – NEW/FULL

Warrensburgh: High Style Architecture & Grassroots Preservation – NEW/FULL

Thursday, August 8, 2024 The charming community of Warrensburg boasts the Adirondack Park’s largest National Register-listed historic district. It features some of the most beautiful examples of high-style architecture and inspiring grassroots historic preservation stories. What’s more, new and seasoned property and business owners are tapping into the rich character and opportunities that the town’s…

A Dam Too Far: Million Dollar Dam & McGregor Powerhouse – FULL

A Dam Too Far: Million Dollar Dam & McGregor Powerhouse – FULL

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 William H. Miner is perhaps best known as the wealthy railroad industrialist who returned to his modest Chazy farm to construct a 15,000-acre model farm in the early 20th century, but he also undertook numerous hydroelectric projects throughout the North Country. Located eight miles from the Miner Institute is a 6,800-acre…

Rustic Camps of William Coulter: Eagle Island & Moss Ledge – FULL

Rustic Camps of William Coulter: Eagle Island & Moss Ledge – FULL

Friday, August 16, 2024 William L. Coulter was the first major professionally trained resident architect in the Adirondacks. He is well known for designing camps that were typically sited on shorelines overlooking lakes and the mountains beyond, with huge sweeping porches extending from the main building where residents could take full advantage of these signature…

Loon Lake – FULL

Loon Lake – FULL

Tuesday, August 20, 2024 Explore the remarkably intact resort community of Loon Lake in the Town of Franklin originally developed during the late 19th century by Ferd and Mary Chase. Their resort, the Loon Lake House, was a destination for wealthy families, including several presidents, for vacations and getaways. Before that, the community boasted connections…