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Preview: "Johnsburg Goes to War"

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. Commemorative events are being held throughout the Northeast, including small towns. North Creek's Civil War weekend begins this Friday and will include lectures, historic photo displays and re-enactors in period uniforms. Todd Moe talks author and local historian Glenn Pearsall about the sacrifices Adirondack families made in the war. Pearsall says small towns, like North Creek and Johnsburg lost many of their young men in battle.  Go to full article

Books: "Echoes in These Mountains"

A Johnsburg man is doing his part to preserve historic sites and stories in the southeastern corner of the Adirondacks. Glenn Pearsall has lived in the North Country since the early 60's and has always had an interest in local history. His book, Echoes in These Mountains, explores dozens of historic sites in Johnsburg. Pearsall has included GPS coordinates for each site profiled in the book as a way of connecting the past to the present and future. He spoke with Todd Moe.  Go to full article

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