Historical Society recounts early settlers

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid North Elba Historical Society will present "Finding Your Way to Lake Placid: Early Settlers and the Lake Placid Club," a lecture by Parmelee Welles Tolkan, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 7 p.m. at Howard Johnsons, 2099 Saranac Ave.

Starting with the "Plains of Abraham" and taking in the early settlers, the Grand Hotels and finally the Lake Placid Club and its influence on winter sports, this talk will span the very early 1800's through the Club's demise after the 1980 Olympics. Admission is free.

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