Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Tales of the Adirondacks, Past & Present: Who is the Newcomer?

Betsey Thomas-Train moved to the Adirondacks with her husband in 1981, where they raised three children. Our next OurStoryBridge story share features Betsey from Adirondack Community in the town of Keene. Learn how, through a library lecture, Betsey discovered something shocking about her roots and her connection to the Adirondacks. 

Listen to “Who is the Newcomer?” by Betsey Thomas-Train in its entirety at the following link: https://app.memria.org/stories/public-story-view/aff594ba95384894bdcd37aa69701193/

The Adirondack Almanack will share stories written by those who live, work, and play in the ADK, courtesy of OurStoryBridge, Inc. These stories, which will be a combination of current and past events, people, outdoor activities and more, will be published on a weekly basis. The stories will focus on various locations situated in the Adirondack region, including the High Peaks, the town of Keene, and many other areas around the Park. Stories are compartmentalized into the following categories, arts & culture, catastrophes, work, people, outdoor activities, daily life, community, and natural & man-made environments.

Photo courtesy of OurStoryBridge, Inc./Adirondack Community.

Photo courtesy of OurStoryBridge, Inc./Adirondack Community.

Photo courtesy of OurStoryBridge, Inc./Adirondack Community.

Photo courtesy of OurStoryBridge, Inc./Adirondack Community.


Visit www.myadirondackstory.org to hear more.

Those who wish to contribute to OurStoryBridge, Inc. can find more information on how to share a story of their own and create their own OurStoryBridge by utilizing tool kits at the link here.

About OurStoryBridge, Inc.:

OurStoryBridge is a national project, led by a team of volunteers and implemented at the grassroots level by local libraries, historical societies, museums, and issue oriented organizations, that supports the creation of three- to five-minute, locally created audio stories with related photographs, as well as their online accessibility, by posting them on a website that appeals to both young and old and can be produced at low cost.

About Adirondack Community:

Sponsored by the Keene Valley Library, Adirondack Community is a multi-year local history project that collects and organizes audio stories and related photographs from town of Keene community members through this online platform to share our rich social and cultural history in New York State’s Adirondack Mountains.

Story #3 of our sharing series: Story Credit to OurStoryBridge, Inc./Adirondack Community.

Photo at top courtesy of OurStoryBridge, Inc./Adirondack Community.

Related Stories

Community news stories come from press releases and other notices from organizations, businesses, state agencies and other groups. Submit your contributions to Almanack Editor Melissa Hart at editor@adirondackalmanack.com.

One Response

  1. Ruth Gais says:

    Thank you! A sweet story, lovingly told!

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