Dec 03, 2013 — A St. Lawrence County teacher and author says what started out as an effort to compile a list of War of 1812 soldiers became a book about some of the places, personalities and events from 200 years ago. Todd Moe talks with John Austin about his new book, St. Lawrence County in the War of 1812 which explores St. Lawrence county's divided role in the War of 1812. Go to full article
Nov 28, 2013 — Thanksgiving is celebrated in Canada and the U.S.
In Canada,Thanksgiving comes in October and is more of a harvest festival, without any stories about pilgrims and Indians sitting down to feast together. Even so, across North America, early European settlers improved their chances of survival by learning about native foods and techniques.
Last month Ottawa correspondent Lucy Martin was in the Georgian Bay region of Ontario where she visited Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons. The historic site re-creates a Jesuit mission established in 1639, as an outpost of New France. She spoke with costumed interpreter JoŽl Mayotte while he served "three sisters" soup to visitors on Canada's Thanksgiving weekend. Go to full article
Nov 22, 2013 — The original manuscript of Dr. Edward Livingston Trudeau's autobiography had been hidden away for decades, tied with twine and sealed with wax.
It was finally opened recently at the Saranac Lake biomedical research institute that continues to carry on his legacy.
The ceremony at Trudeau Institute was a fundraiser for a new book about E.L. Trudeau, the physician and scientist who turned Saranac Lake into a world-renowned center for tuberculosis curing and research. Go to full article
Nov 13, 2013 — We continue our series, the Adirondack Attic, with Andy Flynn. NCPR is collaborating with Andy and his sources at the Adirondack Museum and other historical associations and... Go to full article
Nov 13, 2013 — For a long time, Greg Caron ran Greg and Molly's, a gas station and restaurant in Hopkinton. Now he's retired and spends his days tracking down old objects and bringing them... Go to full article
Nov 11, 2013 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The art of Civil War soldier and renowned Hudson River School painter Sanford Robinson Gifford is on display at the New York State Museum as part of its... Go to full article
Nov 07, 2013 — SUNY Canton will pay tribute to North Country World War II veterans with a Living History Ceremony Friday night in advance of Veterans Day. Todd Moe talks with librarian... Go to full article