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Antique postcards offer glimpse of Adirondack lives (Source:  Collector Jon Kopp)
Antique postcards offer glimpse of Adirondack lives (Source: Collector Jon Kopp)

Postcards from the North Country's past

Historians studying the North Country find a lot of different ways to capture glimpses of the past. Jon Kopp, a former state forester who owns an antique store in Tupper Lake, has set out to collect thousands of vintage postcards. The cards were made by professional photographers like Seneca Ray Stoddard and Henry Beech. Their images of the Adirondacks were sent all over the world. Jon Kopp talked about his collection with Brian Mann.  Go to full article
Seneca Ray Stoddard
Seneca Ray Stoddard

Glens Falls Native Looks Through Stoddard's Lens, 120 Years Later

In the late 1800s, photographer Seneca Ray Stoddard captured some of the most iconic scenes in north country. Stoddard's postcards and prints helped to plant the Adirondack Park in the American imagination. Stoddard lived in Glens Falls. Now another Glens Falls native has spent two years photographing the exact same scenes. Mark Bowie lives now in Massachusetts. His show, called "In Stoddard's Footsteps" opened last week at the Chapman Historical Museum In Glens Falls and will run through Labor Day.  Go to full article

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