Lake George
Darrin Fresh Water Institute,
5060 Lake Shore Drive
Bolton Landing, NY 12814

dfwi@rpi.edu

PH: (518) 644-3541
Fax (518) 644-3640
DFWI: Lecture Series

Rensselaer’s Darrin Fresh Water Institute, located on Route 9N in Bolton Landing, and the Historical Society of Bolton are pleased to co-host a series of distinguished presentations on the natural and cultural history of Lake George and the Adirondacks


 

2018 Summer Lecture Series

 

Rensselaer’s Darrin Fresh Water Institute, located on Route 9N in Bolton Landing, and the

Historical Society of Bolton are pleased to co-host a series of distinguished presentations

on the natural and cultural history of Lake George and the Adirondacks

 

July 9           Lake Placid: New York’s Olympic Village

                        Andy Flynn, Adirondack Author, Editor of the Lake Placid News
                                Lake Placid, New York
                                

July 16         Charles Evans Hughes and His Hyde Collection Connections

                           Maury Thompson, Free-lance Writer, and Historian of the North Country
                                   Glens Falls, New York 

 

   July 23         Old Lake George Area: 1880s to 1940 
                           Garry DuFour,Author and Historian, Dorset, Vermont
 

   July 30         The History of the Darrin Fresh Water Institute,

     and the People who Helped Forge It

                  Charles W. Boylen, Professor Emeritus, Rensselaer, Troy, New York
 

   August 6     Smart Cities, Smart Lakes, and Evolution    

                       David Sloan Wilson, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Biology and Anthropology
                              Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York
                                         President of the Evolution Institute, San Antonio, Florida
                               

August 13   When the Trains Came to Lake George

 

               Margaret Mannix, Historian for Lake George, Lake George, New York

 
August 20   Timber Frame Construction 
                        Sam Caldwell,Builder/Owner, Blue Line Barn, L.L.C.
                                Bolton Landing, New York
 

August 27   Artificial Intelligence in the Queen’s Shield;

 

Application of Lake George Boat Wash Station Data

                                Jeremy Farrell, PhD., Research Associate, Darrin Fresh Water Institute
                                           Water Quality Specialist, Lake George Association
                                David Wick, Executive Director, Lake George Park Commission

 

 

Programs are on Monday evenings beginning at 7:00 PM. The public is cordially invited free of charge.

Funding for this series is provided by generous gifts from the Knapp Fund.

For more information visit our website www.rpi.edu/dept/DFWI or phone (518) 644-3541

 

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