Tuesday, February 28, 2012

North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association Concert

The director of the Plattsburgh State Gospel Choir, Dr. Dexter Criss, has organized a wonderful concert to benefit the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association. The Plattsburgh State Gospel Choir along with Champlain Valley Voices, Plattsburgh State Choral Union, Plattsburgh State College Chorale and Penn State University's Essences of Joy will join in choral harmony to present "An Evening of Choral Music from the African-American Traditions". The date is March 5th at 7:30 pm at the Glitz Auditorium in Hawkins Hall, SUC at Plattsburgh.

A donation of $1.00 is requested. All proceeds will benefit the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association.

For more information please contact the Plattsburgh State Gospel Choir on Facebook, Twitter (PSUNY Gospel Choir) at 518-564-2704 or at gospelchoir@plattsburgh.edu.

Monday, February 6, 2012

The Skerry Dramatic Club

From the Collection of the Franklin County Historical and Museum Society

Seated (L to R):  Newton Tarbell, Mrs. Gayus Lane, Romanzo Joy, Mrs. Joy
Standing (L to R):  [?], Will King, Gayus Lane, Mary King, Wallace King (father of Will), Duncan MacNamara

From the April 4, 1895 Malone Palladium:

From the March 13, 1896 Franklin Gazette:

From the March 20, 1896 Franklin Gazette: