Monday, September 23, 2019

Adirondack Paper Makers Innovated Industry

Innovative Adirondackers are responsible for countless innovations in the paper industry, according to paper historian Dr. Stephen Cernek.

Cernek is working to convert the former International Paper building in Corinth into a museum with local, regional and international support. He will be be in Luzerene to discuss Adirondack paper making pioneers and their influence on the international history of paper making.

Cernek is leading the creation of a Hudson River Mill Museum, commemorating the Adirondacks role in paper making and its influence on the world.

His talk, “The Paper Industry’s Celebrated History in the Adirondacks,” will take place on Thursday, October 10th, at 7 pm at the Hadley-Luzerne Public Library. The program is free, open to the public, and handicapped accessible.

The Hadley-Luzerne Public Library is located at 19 Main Street, Lake Luzerne. For further information, email the Society at

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