Category Archives: Johnsburg History

Mapping History and Culture in Warren County

Finding interesting things to check out in Warren County just got even more convenient! The Warren County History and Culture Mapper was launched last month, and we interviewed Sara Frankenfeld, GIS Administrator for Warren County, to learn more: Q: What is the Warren County History and Culture Mapper? A: The Warren County History and Culture […]

Gore Region Haunted Locations and Spooky History

Established in 1805 and with a robust history, it’s no wonder The Town of Johnsburg has its share of spots that inspire ghost stories and campfire tales. With Halloween right around the corner, we’re sharing some of the spookiest places to visit in Gore Region! Barkeater Chocolates This will give “Trick or Treat” a whole […]

Gore Region Halloween Itinerary

North Creek Union Cemetery

Nightmare on Main Street October 26, 2019 2:00 p.m. to midnight 273 Main Street, North Creek, NY Back for its fourth year, North Creek’s Nightmare on Main Street is spooky fun for kids and adults! Wear your costume, bring your appetite and join the carnival taking over downtown North Creek. Family-friendly activities are planned on […]

Touring the Barton Garnet Mine

Child's hand holding garnet stone pieces

All About Barton Mines Mining is an integral part of the Town of Johnsburg’s history, and it’s still a key industry in Gore Region. The area is rich in natural mineral deposits, and is known for its garnet deposits in particular. The historic Barton Mines in Johnsburg boast one of the largest garnet deposits worldwide. […]

4 Little-Known Facts about the Town of Johnsburg

Patch Kennel Staff photograph

If you’re a first-time visitor to Gore Region or a longtime Upstate New Yorker who’s just not especially familiar with the Town of Johnsburg, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to learn just how much this section of the Adirondack Park has to offer residents and tourists alike. Sure, you probably realize it’s a great year-round destination […]

The Town of Johnsburg: A Treasure Trove of Adirondack History

Home to the historic Adirondack Railway and the site where Theodore Roosevelt learned he would become the 26th President of the United States, the Town of Johnsburg’s roots run deep and span wide. Situated in northwestern Warren County in upstate New York, Johnsburg’s storied past and abundant natural beauty serve as the foundation for the […]