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Schroon-North Hudson museum to open

SCHROON LAKE - The new addition to the Schroon-North Hudson Historical Society Museum is completed and will be ready for opening day, June 27, at 12:30 p.m.

With the new addition, the historical society will be expand its exhibits. The theme this year is "The Family and the Adirondacks." It will depict items connecting the family and their everyday life in the Adirondacks.

Bill Christensen, who found the lost diary missing from the book, "The Diaries of An Adirondack Boy," will be at the museum to share the mystery. This diary has been reproduced and can be purchased for $3.

Also, the chestnut beams from the original homestead of the Whitney family in the book are displayed.

There will also be a tribute to Grace Hudowalski by the 46ers of a Carl Heilman photo of the High Peaks exhibit, "The Peaks and the People."

There will be a display honoring soldiers in support of the recent dedication of the town veterans memorial.

Another exhibit will coincide with Schroon Lake Central School's 75th anniversary celebration.

The museum will be open 12:30-4:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday until Labor Day weekend. Research will be by appointment by calling 532-7615.

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