Monthly meetings of the Society are held at the Edinburg Community Center on the third Tuesday of each month from March to November. In addition to conducting business, a presentation is made by an invited speaker of local, regional, or state interest.
Previous presentations have included:
- Author Caperton Tissot discussed Adirondack Ice: A Cultural and Natural History, her new book about the role of ice in shaping the Adirondack’s economy and culture.
- Author Dick Nasson, retiree of the Finch-Pruyn Paper Co., discussed the early days of logging in the Adirondacks.
- Author Dr. Elaine Handley discussed Deep River, her novel about the Underground Railroad set in 1852 just outside Saratoga Springs.
- Roland Kays, curator of mammals at the New York State Museum, presented “Coyote and Fisher: New York State’s Most Successful Predators”.
- Bruce and Bradley Brownell presented a Sacandaga family portrait entitled “A Brownell Family History”.
- Tom Ryan shared his interest in historical preservation with a program about “The New Hadley Bow Bridge”.
- Warren Greene, noted photographer discussed his work on Wildlife and Nature photography.
- Michael Burnett, Director of the Northville Public Library, explained the resources available at the Library for genealogical research in a program entitled “Tracing Your Family Tree”.
- David Cornelius discussed the History of the Mohawk Indians in our area.
- Steve Engelhart of the Adirondack Architectural Heritage, lectured on “Adirondack Architecture: Great Camps and the Rustic Tradition.”
Here are our current monthly meetings.