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-Summer 2004-

A historical look at the nooks, crannies, and grannies of the North Country. We deliver the past in detail and pride.

Fort Failure

Fort Blunder

Welcome to one of the North Country's biggest mistakes...historic Fort Blunder.

 

 

History Bits

The Northernmost engagement of the Civil War took place in St. Albans, Vermont. During this encounter, which is known as St. Albans Raid, a group of Confederate soldiers swept down from Canada and took over the city.

• Clinton County was named after George Clinton, New York's first governor.

• In 1901, New York became the first state to require license plates on automobiles.

• The first railroad in America ran the 11 miles between Albany and Schenectady.