Brews at The Barracks

Brews at The Barracks

The Plattsburgh Military Reservation goes by many names—the Plattsburgh Barracks, the Plattsburgh Air Force Base, even simply “the Oval.”  Regardless of what you call it, the area is home to numerous adaptively reused military structures. This section of Plattsburgh was the site of British and American engagements during the War of 1812, and housed elements…

Bartlett Carry Club – FULL

Bartlett Carry Club – FULL

Tuesday, August 27, 2024 In 1854, Virgil Bartlett established an inn for 50 guests and a horse-drawn wagon service for transporting boats along the portage between Upper Saranac and Middle Saranac Lakes. Legendary for its trout fishing and hospitality, this historic crossroads was known as “Bartlett’s Carry” for the next 35 years. The property was…

The Durant Legacy: Raquette Lake’s Long Point – FULL

The Durant Legacy: Raquette Lake’s Long Point – FULL

Thursday, August 29, 2024 Explore the marvelous rustic architecture of Raquette Lake—by boat and on foot—largely designed by architect William West Durant. Tour Durant’s first camp, Pine Knot, started in the 1870s, which established the features synonymous with Adirondack Rustic style architecture. Originally operated as a hotel and cottage resort, the Antlers was designed in…

Historic Essex – FULL

Historic Essex – FULL

Wednesday, September 11, 2024 Situated on the scenic western shore of Lake Champlain with spacious views of Vermont, the community of Essex features an astonishing 150 significant buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Following the American Revolutionary War, this little settlement prospered as an active center for shipping, industry, and commerce. Because…

Sketching Workshop: Lake Placid

Sketching Workshop: Lake Placid

Friday, September 13 – Saturday September 14, 2024 Whether you have no experience or are a seasoned artist, this hands-on workshop will connect you to your inner artist and to the places you know and love! Through this workshop, participants will learn how to hone their observations to capture the details, scale, and special features…

Mystery Tour! – NEW/FULL

Mystery Tour! – NEW/FULL

Wednesday, September 18, 2024 It has been a few years since AARCH offered a Mystery Tour, but we have planned an outing that is too good to disclose! Nevertheless, you will just have to trust us that this is a very special tour to a remarkable, off-the-beaten-track place. The details will remain a mystery, but…