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The Adirondack Attic

John Alden Beals in his 1950s ice boat
John Alden Beals in his 1950s ice boat

Adirondack Attic: ice boats at the Adirondack Museum

Our series, the Adirondack Attic, with Andy Flynn continues. You may know Andy from his series of "Adirondack Attic" books on local history. He uses the objects people make, use and leave behind to tell stories about the life and times of the region. NCPR is collaborating with Andy and his sources at the Adirondack Museum and other historical associations and museums in the region to bring these stories to air. Today, Andy finds two historic ice boats at the Adirondack Museum.  Go to full article

Adirondack Attic: a bobsled ride on cassette

Our series, the Adirondack Attic, with Andy Flynn continues. You may know Andy from his series of "Adirondack Attic" books on local history. He uses the objects people make, use and leave behind to tell stories about the life and times of the region. NCPR is collaborating with Andy and his sources at the Adirondack Museum and other historical associations and museums in the region to bring these stories to air. Today, Andy finds a cassette of a noted Saranac Lake broadcaster taking a bobsled run at Mt. Van Hoevenburg.  Go to full article
Mittens knitted by Fannie Partello Palm at the Adirondack Museum

Adirondack Attic: vintage mittens

Our series, the Adirondack Attic, with Andy Flynn continues. You may know Andy from his series of "Adirondack Attic" books on local history. He uses the objects people make, use and leave behind to tell stories about the life and times of the region. NCPR is collaborating with Andy and his sources at the Adirondack Museum and other historical associations and museums in the region to bring these stories to air. Today, we hear the story of vintage hand knitted mittens from Bakers Mills in Warren County.  Go to full article
Laura Rice with Hobart Roberts' cameras at the Adirondack Museum.

Adirondack Attic: vintage wildlife photos

We continue our series, the Adirondack Attic, with Andy Flynn. You may know Andy from his series of "Adirondack Attic" books on local history. He uses the objects people...  Go to full article
The Adirondack Museum's Laura Rice with Earl's beam knife

Adirondack Attic: a knife, a murder

We continue our series, the Adirondack Attic, with Andy Flynn. You may know Andy from his series of "Adirondack Attic" books on local history. He uses the objects people...  Go to full article
The "silver bullet" (inset) and its display case

Adirondack Attic: silver bullet

In today's Adirondack Attic, we'll hear about Fort Ticonderoga's "silver bullet." Andy Flynn tells the story of its significance in the Revolutionary War campaign of...  Go to full article
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Clark

Adirondack Attic: farm photos

We continue our series, the Adirondack Attic, with Andy Flynn. You may know Andy from his series of "Adirondack Attic" books on local history. He uses the objects people...  Go to full article
John Fadden

Adirondack Attic: Mohawk pottery

We continue our series, the Adirondack Attic, with Andy Flynn. You may know Andy from his series of "Adirondack Attic" books on local history. He uses the objects people...  Go to full article
Wine bottle corker at the Adirondack Museum.

Adirondack Attic: wine bottle corking machine

We continue our new series, the Adirondack Attic, with Andy Flynn. You may know Andy from his series of "Adirondack Attic" books on local history. He uses the objects people...  Go to full article
Dropping the needle on Chrysler add-on "Highway Hi-Fi"

Adirondack Attic: an in-car phonograph

We continue our new series -- the Adirondack Attic, with Andy Flynn. You may know Andy from his series of "Adirondack Attic" books on local history. He uses the objects...  Go to full article

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