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Saving the Islands at Lake George

Huletts on Lake George 4100 Margot Lane, Huletts Landing

Ms. Brown will talk about the following themes: Adopting Dome Island and the state-owned islands in the Narrows; removing squatters (wealthy landowners who wanted to be able to lock up their favorite campgrounds and post no trespassing signs); raising the alarm about water levels; problems with corrupt government officials; litigation against the International Paper Company... Read more »

Author’s Night

Hoss's Country Corner 1142 Main Street, Long Lake

Adirondack Activism: John Apperson’s Story

Darrin Fresh Water Institute 5060 Lake Shore Dr, Bolton Landing

Politics, Propaganda and a Prolonged Struggle for Power – In 1915, Apperson made a speech at the NY Constitutional Convention against legislation that would allow the state to lease campsites through the Adirondack Park; In 1917, he won appropriations ($10,000) to repair the shores of islands in the Narrows; In 1922, Apperson and Warwick Carpenter... Read more »