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One of many quilts on display at View in Old Forge through December 2nd.  Photo: View
One of many quilts on display at View in Old Forge through December 2nd. Photo: View

Quilters honored at annual show in Old Forge

Quilts of all sizes and designs are on display at View in Old Forge this month. The 26th annual Quilts Unlimited show includes more than 120 quilts in a great array of styles from traditional to contemporary from across the country. Todd Moe spoke with View Education and Artistic Programs Director Barbara Getty, who says View is also displaying quilts from Watertown award-winning quilter and designer Mary Knapp. Getty says the annual exhibit gives the building a "comfortable" feeling.  Go to full article

Books: Old Forge and the Fulton Chain of Lakes

Todd Moe talks with the authors of a new book about the history of Old Forge. Linda Cohen and Peg Masters, both descendants of pioneers of the Old Forge region, are co-authors of, "Old Forge and the Fulton Chain of Lakes", the latest book in the Arcadia series of local history picture books.  Go to full article

New book to explore Old Forge fire fighting history

Next year marks the centennial of the Old Forge Fire Department, and a local historian, Peg Masters, is collecting photos and stories about the department's early years. Masters is Town of Webb historian. She's co-author of Old Forge: Gateway to the Adirondacks - a pictorial history of the people, buildings and landscapes of the Fulton Chain of Lakes. Todd Moe spoke with Peg Masters, who's a descendant of John Merritt of Brandon, an early settler in the Adirondacks.  Go to full article

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