Talks & Presentations

Our talks and presentations are a great way to learn and dialog about architecture, preservation, and the communities in our region and beyond!  AARCH has presented talks from Herkimer to Chazy, Big Moose Lake to Diamond Point, and many locations in-between!  For a full description of talks available from AARCH staff members, click on this document: Talks and Presentations

Featured Lecture Topics:

  • The 100 Mile House: Why Old is the New “Green”
  • Preserving Patrimony: Lessons of the Cuban Experience
  • Adirondack Architecture: Great Camps and the Rustic Tradition
  • What Style Is It?
  • 50 Years of Historic Preservation: What’s It All About?
  • Mythbusters: What is the National Register of Historic Places?
  • There’s More to Adirondack Architecture than Great Camps
  • Camp Santanoni: Past, Present and Future
  • Isaac Johnson: Stone Mason and Freedom Seeker 
  • Historic Bridges of the Adirondacks

For more information or to arrange for a presentation with your group or school, please contact AARCH by email or by phone: (518) 834-9328.


2020 Schedule

Note: contact sponsoring organizations regarding further information for each lecture, such as parking, cost, accessibility, and reservations. 

February 27, 7pm
Place Matters: Warrensburg
Warrensburg Historical Society

July 6, 7:30pm
The Legacy of Harvey Kaiser’s Great Camps of the Adirondacks
The Adirondack Experience (Virtual)

November 11, 12:30pm
Isaac Johnson: Stone Mason and Freedom Seeker
Utica College Center for Historical Research (Virtual)

 

This list is growing, please check back often for additional dates. Also, be sure to sign up for AARCH e-Matters, our digital newsletter, for up-to-date changes, cancellations, and additions.


2019 Talks & Presentations:

March 27, 6:30pm
The 100 Mile House: Why Old is the New Green
Kelly Adirondack Center

April 24, 2:30pm
AARCH Goes to Cuba
Champlain Valley Senior Community

May 9, 2:30pm
Historic Bridges of the Adirondacks
Champlain Valley Senior Community

May 28, 1pm
Westport: What Style is it?
Sponsored by Saranac Village at Will Rogers

June 13, 2pm
There’s More to Adirondack Architecture than Great Camps
St. Regis Falls Historians Association

June 26, 2:30pm
The 100 Mile House: Why Old is the New Green
Champlain Valley Senior Community

July 10, 7pm
Camp Santanoni: Past, Present. and Future
Tupper Lake Public Library

July 18, 7pm
There’s More to Adirondack Architecture than Great Camps
Woodgate Community Hall

August 22, 7pm
There’s More to Adirondack Architecture than Great Camps
Lake Luzerne Historical Society

October 22, 5pm
Adirondack Architecture: Great Camps and the Rustic Tradition
Kelly Adirondack Center