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Constable Chronicles: Into the Adirondack Wilderness
The Constable Chronicles are back! This fifth installment takes us from Constableville into the Adirondack wilderness.

The five children who grew up at Constable Hall in the early 1800s were all outdoor oriented. By the 1830s they were ranging through the western Adirondacks from Big Moose to Blue Mountain Lake - some of the very first non-native people to see the area.

Come and learn how these Tug Hill people experienced the pristine wilderness and then saw it change rapidly with the arrival of a newer generation of nature seekers.

Nov 30, 2022 07:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

The Tug Hill Commission is a small, non-regulatory state agency charged with “helping local governments and citizens shape the future of the Tug Hill region,” which includes 41 towns and 18 villages in parts of Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida and Oswego Counties.
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Speakers

Martha Constable Murray
@Constable Hall Association
Martha Constable Murray is the daughter of John Pierrepont Constable Jr., the last Constable family member to own the Hall in Constableville, New York. Martha, aka Marty, was born and raised in Watertown, NY, graduated from Watertown High, and received a BA in Secondary English Education from SUNY Geneseo. For almost 25 years, she taught in the Greece Central School District in Rochester and earned an MS in Education and an MS in Literacy along the way. Her book Constable Hall, A Story, is available at the Constable Hall gift shop. Rochester has been Marty’s home since 1972, but she spends as much time as possible in Sackets Harbor where her family has had a cottage for 71 years.
Peter Hayes
Curator @Constable Hall Association