"Called by the Water: When Diane Struble swam Lake George"
Called by the Water, funded by the Touba Family Foundation, is the first in a LGHA book series relating to Lake George and its people, culture, history and events. This 52-page book by Gwenne Rippon tells the remarkable story of the first person, Diane Struble, to swim the length of Lake George in 1958, from her daughter Gwenne’s perspective, and it includes many mid-century Lake George personalities and news articles relating to the iconic event. The book will be available from the LGHA for an introductory price of $12 plus tax by sending $12.84 per copy, include your address and $3.00 for postage to LGHA, Box 472, Lake George, NY 12845.
LGHA Artifact Discovery -
In 2017 the LGHA Curator received a Touba Family Foundation grant to make an LGHA Artifact Discovery Coloring book. Children are invited to take the artifact discovery challenge in the museum with parents and grandparents (ask the bookstore attendant when you come into the museum). The coloring book is on sale for $10 in the bookshop.
Native American Presence Lake George -
Handbook to the Native American room, funded by the Touba Family Foundation; includes many of the maps and graphics displayed in the Native American Exhibit room; on sale in the bookstore for $15.
Spirit of Presence and Place -
Based on the popular lecture about Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz in Lake George by area historian and author Teri Gay. This LGHA publication is in its 3rd reprint and sells in the bookstore for $20.
(Funded by Stewarts Shops and the Village of Lake George, Mayor Robert M. Blais)