1922 CENTENNIAL - EVOLUTION OF THE ADIRONDACK WILDERNESS
FULL DAY EVENT - Educational Program and Reception
2022 marks the centennial of three historic events that ignited public interest in exploring the Adirondack wilderness and climbing the 46 high peaks: formation of Adirondack Mountain Club, publication of Robert Marshalls High Peaks of the Adirondacks, and Grace Hudowalski's first ascent of Mount Marcy.
There is no charge to attend (Donations are Welcome). Seating is limited - you must reserve a seat to attend.
Educational Program (10 AM to 4 PM). The educational day program will include lectures concerning the history and development of recreational mountain climbing in the Adirondacks over the last century. Each session will last approximately 40 minutes with a break between sessions.
Public Reception and Recognition Event (4 PM to 6 PM). A public reception and recognition ceremony will follow the Educational Program.
9:00 AM Museum Doors Open Coffee and Refreshments
10:00 AM Welcome
10:00 AM The High Peaks - A Century Ago (Sharp Swan)
11:00 AM Building the Trails and Making Them Known (Tony Goodwin)
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Healing and Empowerment in the High Peaks (Bethany Garretson)
2:00 PM The Mountains Will Wait for You
3:00 PM ADK at 100 and the future of ADK (Julia Goren)
4:00 PM Social Hour
5:00 PM Musical Interlude (Peggy Lynn & Dan Duggan)
5:20 PM Recognition of ADK's 100th Anniversary
Adirondack History Museum (View)
7590 Court Street
Elizabethtown, NY 12932
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|