Historic Saranac Lake offers tours, lectures, and other events year-round. New events are being added regularly, so check back often.
- Thursday, February 11, 6:00PM: Picturing Winter Carnival: History Through our Photograph Collections -- Historic Saranac Lake staff will present a special Zoom presentation celebrating the history of Winter Carnival. Executive Director Amy Catania will give an overview of how Carnival has evolved since Saranac Lake's first carnival in 1897. Museum Administrator, Chessie Monks-Kelly will share photos from Historic Saranac Lake's collections. We welcome community members to share their stories and photographs following the presentation! Registration in advance is required; use this form to register. Participants will receive a Zoom link via email the day before the presentation!
- Thursday, February 18, 2:00PM: Historic Property Tax Credit Webinar -- Do you own an historic home and want to know more about the tax credits available to help maintain your home? Are you considering purchasing a cure cottage and not sure what the State and National designations mean? Historic Saranac Lake is proud to partner with New York State Parks Recreation & Historic Preservation to help you find out more about the available programs, eligible projects, and how to apply! We are excited to host Frances Stern from the New York State Historic Preservation Office for this informative webinar. Frances will answer questions from attendees and share step-by-step information about the process of submitting a project. And don't worry, if you can't attend "live," we will be recording the presentation to share online. Please be sure to register in advance using this form. You will receive an email with a link to the Zoom meeting in advance.
- Thursday, February 25, 4:00PM: "Blacks in the Adirondacks" -- Back by popular demand, Sally Svenson will be reprising the Historic Saranac Lake presentation she gave more than two years ago on her book, Blacks in the Adirondacks, published in 2017. We hope a lively discussion will follow. Registration in advance is required; register by filling out this form. You will receive an email with a link to the meeting the day before.