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The Bolton Bulletin

Summer calendars available

The Bolton Recreation Department has printed their summer calendar, which has been mailed to every Bolton resident. If you haven’t received yours, stop by Town Hall for a copy or visit www.boltonnewyork.com.

French & Indian War Encampment

Rogers Park will be the setting for the 2nd French & Indian War Encampment on Sat., June 15 and Sun., June 16. Visitors will experience the camps as they prepare for war and witness the daily life of the soldiers and camp followers. Battles between the bateaux and shore forces with cannon will take place at 2:00 p.m. each day. Sutlers will offer 18th century wares. In addition to the battle and children’s activities, Jack Vargo, will be signing his book, ‘The Spike Tomahawk: A popular tool and weapon in Colonial North America Blankets of Wood.’ Thomas Shea of Blankets of Wool will be displaying and selling antique replica blankets. Jewelry A la Pierre Jolie will create handcrafted pieces of jewelry featuring antique glass, metal, and semi-precious stone beads. All events are free.

Lake George was the all-important water highway between New York and Montreal during the seven-year conflict that defined North America. It is believed that the French Commander, the Marquis de Montcalm, gathered troops at this spot to prepare for the attack against the British at Fort William Henry in 1757. This victory proved to be a pivotal moment in the history of our country.

Sponsors include the Bolton Landing Chamber of Commerce, Town of Bolton Landing, Warren County Tourism Department , and Lake George Mirror.

Seniors celebration

The Bolton Seniors will welcome back their snowbird members on June 19, 12:15 p.m. at Lakeside Lodge and Grille. Also, ten members whose birthday “number” ends with a zero or five will receive a special recognition. The menu includes a beverage, pasta salad with a choice of five sandwich items from the menu, a birthday cake and coffee or tea. The cost including tax and tip is $17.00 for members. Please contact Pat Vanvalkenburg at 644-2327 or Rita Whitney at 644-9545 or Lorraine Lefeve at 644-9247 to make a reservation and arrange for payment due by Fri., June 14.

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