Lecture and Book Signing— John Boyd Thatcher State Park and the Indian Ladder Region

  • When: Sunday, November 20, 2011, 2 p.m.
  • Where: Albany Institute of History and Art
  • Cost: Free
  • Age limit: All ages
  • Categories: Literary, Community, Lectures

Join local historian Timothy J. Albright and land conservationist Laura A. Ten Eyck for a stunning slide presentation and talk about the history of the wilderness that became our region’s beloved Thatcher State Park. See many rare and unusual photographs of the land traversed by Native Americans, transformed by hardworking colonial farmers, and visited by 19th century travelers and tourists. Caves, cliffs, and legends are all part of the fascinating story. This event is FREE and open to the public.


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