2022 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.

Lectures

The Darrin Freshwater Institute at Rensselaer and the Historical Society of Bolton are pleased to co-host a series of distinguished presentations, available online, on the natural and cultural history of Lake George and the Addirondacks.

July 11, 2022

The history of light, lighting systems, and where the future of lighting technology is headed

Professor Robert F. Karlicek, Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York


July 18, 2022

The proposed Great Schroon Lake Dam - c.1895 - 1916

Mike Prescott, retired public school educator and former New York State licensed Adirondack guide, Riparius, New York


July 25, 2022

Stewards of the Water: The story of individuals and organizations, past and present, focused on protecting Lake George

Ginger Henry Kuenzel, author, editor, Lake George Association board member, Hague, New York


August 8, 2022

Protecting land: lake George's important role in protecting the Adirondacks

Jamie Brown, Director, Open Space Institute, New York


August 15, 2022

Letters from and to World War II Warren County Soldiers

Garry DuFour, author and historian, Dorset, Vermont

Funding for this series is provided by generous gifts from the Knapp Fund.  More information is available from this website, or call (518) 644-3541.

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.