Tag Archives: History

Johnsburg Historical Markers — “A Path Through History”

The Gore Region’s rich and diverse history is evident throughout the area. Educating visitors and locals alike about the Gore Region’s past is a passion for many museums, small businesses, non-profits, and even local individuals. An easy way to learn about the region while driving or walking through is to stop and read the historical […]

The North Creek Ski Bowl

The North Creek Ski Bowl has been a winter recreation hot spot since the first snow train packed with skiers arrived in 1934. The idea for a winter sports destination in the Southern Adirondacks came from Vincent Schaefer, a meteorologist, and Schenectady, New York native. Schaefer attended the 1932 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid and was […]

The History of Gore Mountain

It’s no secret that Gore Mountain’s history is deeply entwined with the history of the Town of Johnsburg. We refer to the area as Gore Region for a reason! With ski season in full swing, we thought this would be the perfect time to share some of the background about how Gore Mountain came to […]