Sunday, May 19, 2019

Keene Valley Local History Project Launching Soon

adirondack communityThe Keene Valley Library is set to host a reception to launch the multi-year local history project, Adirondack Community: Capturing, Retaining, and Communicating the Stories of Who We Are, on Saturday, June 15, from 2 to 4 pm. Light refreshments will be served.

Adirondack Community collects and organizes audio stories and related photographs from Town of Keene community members through an online platform to share the rich social and cultural history of their home in the Adirondack Mountains.

Project organizers have begun to record three- to five-minute stories from residents and visitors, who have submitted related images that document their experiences in Keene. These materials will be available to hear and see at the June 15 event.

Attendees will have the opportunity to speak with project organizers, and sign up to share their own stories related to Keene community, arts and culture, people, daily life, work, outdoor activities, environment, and catastrophes.

Keene residents and visitors who wish to contribute to the project may contact [email protected] for participation details. After June 15, stories will be available to hear online.

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One Response

  1. Vanessa says:

    This sounds delightful! Can visitors really contribute? I think our voices should rightfully be second fiddle to residents. Even so, ive always stayed in the Keene area when visiting. Would love to contribute 🙂

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