Adirondack History Center presents final "Adirondack Rivers: A mind of their Own" lecture in series

ELIZABETHTOWN—The Adirondack History Center Museum is offering the final presentation in the "Adirondack Rivers: A Mind of Their Own" series on Thursday, August 30. A full evening of events begins at 5pm with a museum reception, a benefit concert by "Adirondack Harper" Martha Gallagher at 6pm, and selected readings from the testimony against the State of New York after the 1856 flood at 7pm.

The Raging River Exhibit is open from 5-7pm displaying historic photographs from past floods and contemporary photographs and video from the 2011 Tropical Storm Irene and Lake Champlain floods. Photographers include Nathan Farb, Carl Heilman II, Nancie Battaglia, Jack LaDuke, Naj Wikoff, Lohr McKinstry, Alvin Reiner and others.
Martha Gallagher's concert is offered as a benefit for the museum in celebration of strength, survival, helping hands and moving forward. She will be performing music from her flood relief benefit CD, The Water is Wide. For more information about Martha, visit

The price is $10 for the reception, $10 concert, Testimony presentation $5.00 members and $8.00 non-members, or $20 for the full evening program. The museum is located at 7590 Court Street, Elizabethtown. Contact the museum for reservations at 518-873-6466 or