Architects & Architecture at Santanoni, Past & Present

Architects & Architecture at Santanoni, Past & Present

Join architect and guide Chuck Higgerson on a day-long adventure focused on Santanoni’s construction and last year’s extensive Save America’s Treasures grant-funded restoration project. Journey on a horse-drawn wagon and hear about the history of the camp and farm and the architects, builders, and catalogs behind their designs. Once you arrive, you will learn how…

A Day on Big Wolf Lake

A Day on Big Wolf Lake

Big Wolf Lake is a large, pristine waterbody near Tupper Lake, the centerpiece of a 4,000-acre private preserve. Among the 30 or more camps standing along its shoreline are five designed by noted Adirondack architect William Distin, as well as other historic and architecturally interesting lodges, camps, and structures. Originally a mystery tour back in…

Biking the Boquet Valley

Biking the Boquet Valley

Join AARCH on a scenic bike route through the rolling Boquet Valley, a region that is known for its fertile farmland and charming hamlets. Meeting at the Whallonsburg Grange, we’ll first see the Grange’s work to restore its Grange Hall as a community center and to adaptively reuse the former Whitcomb’s Garage for arts, retail,…

Gems of Greenwich: A Heritage Capital in Washington County

Gems of Greenwich: A Heritage Capital in Washington County

The Washington County community of Greenwich is home to some of the area’s best and most vibrant architectural heritage in the southern part of the North Country. Greenwich’s National Register-listed village historic district boasts roughly 165 historic structures with a rich number of 19th and 20th century architectural styles ranging from Federal, Greek Revival, Italianate,…