January, 2021 - LGHA is awarded grants and sponsors a grant project:
The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) awarded the LGHA $7,500 for a 2022 Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership (CVNHP) Conservation Community Grant to the LGHA for its "Called by the Water" Room. The Alfred Z. Solomon Foundation has awarded the LGHA $15,000 toward the enhancement of a children’s interactive exhibition installation. And
the LGHA is sponsoring a Touba Family Foundation grant for $2500 to support area musician Hui Cox to create a musical piece with a video based on the climate countdown clock message of urgency about the climate crisis.
May, 2020 - A New Book, and a Book Launch Event:
The Lake George Historical Association (LGHA) is pleased to announce the publication of "Called by the Water-When Diane Struble Swam Lake George" written by Diane’s daughter, Gwenne Rippon.
The LGHA will host a day-long “meet the writer book launch” on Saturday, September 26 from 10-3. Gwenne Rippon will be available to sign books and answer questions. This event will be held outside under the museum tent on the Old Courthouse grounds, 290 Canada Street and is free to the public. Masking and social distancing will be required as per NYS law. There will be an open mic throughout the day for speakers who remember Struble’s 1958 historic swim.
May, 2020 - Museum Collection Management:
From 2018 and ongoing the museum Board and Curator are devoting increased time to conservation our most valuable items as well collating, noting and inventorying the entire archival and artifact museum collection which will result in a database which will be available for historical reference.
May, 2020 - Volunteer and Intern Training Programs:
In 2020 the LGHA will create an intern and volunteer program to train local students and residents procedures in noting artifact information and to help us in the above efforts. If you are interested in supporting that effort or participating please call our main number or email firstname.lastname@example.org or our curator, Lisa Adamson email@example.com