2015 Summer Lecture Series

Rensselaer’s Darrin Fresh Water Institute and the Historical Society of Bolton are pleased to co-host a series of distinguished presentations on the natural and cultural history of Lake George and the Adirondacks. 

Programs are on Monday evenings beginning at 7:00 PM at the Darrin Fresh Water Institute lodge. The public is cordially invited free of charge.


July 13, 2015
Pesticide Effects on Aquatic Ecosystems
Dr. Rick Relyea, David M. Darrin ’40 Senior Endowed Chair in Biology at Rensselaer, Troy, New York

July 20, 2015
From Lake George to Nantucket: An Artist’s Chronicle and Demonstration 
Anne Sutherland, Professional Artist, Entrepreneur and Teacher, Greenwich, New York

July 27, 2015
Camp Cooking in the Adirondacks
Kenyon Simpson, Bolton Landing, New York

August 3, 2015
Dr. Abraham Jacobi: America's First Pediatrician: His Life, Legacy and the Adirondacks 
David M. Namerow, MD, FAAP, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at NY Medical College, Mahwah, New Jersey and Schroon Lake, New York

August 10, 2015
The Adirondack 102 Club: Your Passport and Guide to the North Country
Marty Podskoch, Retired Teacher and Author, East Hampton, Connecticut

August 17, 2015
E.F.W. Alexanderson: Inventor and Sailor
Rik Alexanderson, Corporate President and Sailor, Plainfield, New Jersey

August 24, 2015
The Gold Cup Races on Lake George
Buzz Lamb, Senior Correspondent, Lake George Mirror, Bolton Landing, New York

August 31, 2015
Challenges of Mapping the Queen
Tom Reis, Founder and President, Substructure, Inc., Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Funding for this series is provided by generous gifts from the Knapp Fund. For more information visit our Contact page or phone (518) 644-3541.