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Back Issues

Volume I – 1964 (Out of Print, Available only in Collection 1)

Farmer Boy Miss Dorothy Smith
History of Maple Hill Cemetery Miss Florence B. Kelly
The Story of Chateaugay, New York Miss Marion E. Roberts
Orland Vaughn (An Early Contractor) Miss Bessie Vaughn

Volume 2 – 1965 (Out of Print, Available only in Collection 1)

Hose Race – Long Ago (September 11, 1874) Miss Mabel Hawley
Disaster Strikes Twice Miss Elizabeth Donovan
Paul Smith Mrs. Geraldine Collins
Chateaugay Chasm Mrs. June McCoy
Morgan Horses Mr. J. “Don” Mahoney
Reminiscences of St. Regis Falls, NY Charles H. Young
John Warrener Gray (An Art Teacher of Long Ago) Miss Claribel Cantwell

Volume 3 – 1966 (Out of Print, Available only in Collection 1)

Progress Report Miss Dorothy Smith
Mrs. Chase and Loon Lake House Maitland DeSormo
History of Malone Golf Club Miss Mabel Hawley
Letters of an Early Adirondack Surveyor ——-
History of Adirondack Chapter DAR Miss Marion E. Roberts
Review of the Book, Our Covered Bridge Miss Martha Robinson
Reminiscences of An Old Bell G. Berton Davis
Fort Covington, NY C. Walter Smallman

Volume 4 – 1967 (Out of Print, Available only in Collection 1)

Black Horse Troop Miss Elizabeth Donovan
Favors Motor Fire Truck (Malone Evening Telegram) Arthur E. McClary
Schroeder of DeBar Pond Maitland DeSormo
Then and Now (December 3, 1913) Malone Evening Telegram
Memories of Fifty Years in the North Country (MaloneFarmer) F. L. Turner
Alice Hyde Hospital G. Berton Davis
Story of the Horse Thieves Miss Fortana Winters

Volume 5 – 1968 (Out of Print, Available only in Collection 1)

Reminiscences of Chateaugay Lake Mr. & Mrs. Parsons
Brainardsville James Dowd
Three Macs Maitland DeSormo
Tupper Lake Louis Simmons

Volume 6 – 1969 (Out of Print, Available only in Collection 2)

History of the First Congregational Church, Malone, NY G. Berton Davis
Early Days in Franklin Helen Escha Tyler
Brandon, Ghost Town of Franklin County Geraldine Collins
John Hurd’s Railroad Nelda Young Smith
Mary O’Reilly Store C. Walter Smallman
Naming of Brushton Village Edgar V. Greene
Santa Clara‘s Black Friday Claribal Bruce

Volume 7 – 1970 (Out of Print, Available only in Collection 2)

Trip to Lake Titus (July 1842) Ashbel Parmelee
History of Lake Titus Robert F. Hale
Mrs. Kobbe’s Million-Dollar Spree Walter Holmes
History of the Farrar Home Marion Roberts
Franklin County Floy S. Hyde
Potato Story in Franklin County Raida Child & Mabel Leavitt
Goldsmith, Mill Town of Long Ago Amelia Baumann
Earlville Grace M. Moe
Reynoldston, Research and Theory William Langlois & Robert McGowan

Volume 8 – 1971 (Out of Print, Available only in Collection 2)

Railroad History of Franklin County Lawrence Doherty
Reminiscences of Old Time Railroading W. H. Bentley
Lake Titus in Winter Robert F. Hale
Early Days at Rainbow Lake with James Wardner Walter Wardner
Rural School of 50 Years Ago Sarah R. Koch
A Letter to Grandson, Lawrence S. Friend (Told to Evelyn Smith) Lawrence S. Friend
Raquette Falls Lodge Louis J. Simmons
Man of Many Parts (Charles Boardway) Elizabeth Donovan
Malone in 1949 (As told by Patrick Clark) Charles M. Redfield

Volume 9 – 1972 (Out of Print, Available only in Collection 2)

Early Lumbering in Franklin County Geraldine Collins
Angels of Mercy Dorothy LaBelle
Historical Notes about the First Baptist Church & Society, Malone, NY Karl S. Dewey
The Ursulines and St. Josephs Academy of Malone, NY Sister Margaret Mary McMullen
Uplands Daniel Loetterle
Robert Louis Stevenson at Saranac Lake John J. Duquette
A Packet of Old Letters Dorothy Smith
From Ox Yoke Days in Franklin County, Onward —–
My Dad Elizabeth B. Cantwell

Volume 10 – 1973

William Almon Wheeler Malone Palladium June 9, 1887
From Ox-Yoke Days in Franklin County, Onward —–
Hiram Taylor C. Walter Smallman
Franklin County Chalybeate Spring C. Walter Smallman
Samuel Barnum C. Walter Smallman
Dr. Ira Alphonson Darling Herbert K. Hastings
Country Store Peddle Cart Herbert K. Hastings
The Road from Yesterday Dorothy LaBelle
The Story of the Iron Works at “The Forge” Edited by Ralph L. Hoy
Malone – With Pen & Camera Dorothy Smith
Dr. Webb’s Adirondack Railroad New York Herald (June 1, 1897)

Volume 11 – 1974

A Brief History of Franklin Academy,Malone, NY G. Berton Davis, Sr.
Pigion’s Mill Mildred McCormick Oeser
History of Trout River Louise White
Women’s Christian Temperance Union Allan MacIntyre
Malone Guardsmen George Bradish
West Bangor Normandie House Herbert K. Hastings
Nightmare Dorothy LaBelle
Trudeau John J. Duquette
Home Town Boy Makes Good Mary Ann Tallon
Some Notes on the Classic Cottage Robert McGowan
Miss Lucia Gilbert, A Personal Recollection Claribel Cantwell
The Franklin House of History James Wyman

Volume 12 – 1975

Our Trip to the Museum “Museum Day” Winning
Hop Raising (Adirondack Forests, Fields, & Mines) Floy S. Hyde
The Centennial Recalled Franklin County History Club
The Case of the Eccentric Millionaire & the EditorRambles Malone Evening Telegram
The Dutch Schultz Trial (Excerpt from Heydays of theAdirondacks) Maitland C. DeSormo
History of the Franklin County Fair Roy S. Hall
Article with Poem (Wishful Thinking) Mary Ann Tallon
Franklin County and the War of 1812 Mazie Hesseltine
A Dream Come True (4-H Camp Overlook) J. Frank Stevens
Franklin Owl (Genealogical Section) Genealogy Committee
The Roberts Family – First Settlers of Chateaugay Marion Roberts
Marriages Performed by Rev. Ashbel Parmelee, 1830-1831 —–

Volume 13 – 1976

Report of Franklin County Bicentennial Commission Elizabeth Donovan
Ashton Hall Herbert K. Hastings
Ballard Mill Restoration Douglas Kelley
Constable, NY Bicentennial Community USA Mary Ann Tallon
Historic Preservation Edward S. Tattershall
The Paul Smith’s Electric Railway Dr. Michael Kudish
Our Roots, Our Trunk, & Our Branches Elizabeth Menke
The Merrill Family Cemetery, Chateaugay, NY Stephen Morrison
Franklin Owl (Genealogical Section) Genealogy Committee
The Tattershall Family History Edward Tattershall
Marriages Performed by Rev. Ashbel Parmelee, 1831-1833 —–

Volume 14 – 1977

Growing Up in Franklin County 1888-1908 Warren H. Hinks
Iron – Its Development at Lyon Mountain Michael O’Keefe
Tupper Lake – Then and Now Louis J. Simmons
One Pupil – One Teacher in One Room School Louise White
Borderline Limited – The Frontier Miriam O’Neil
An Ethnic Story – The Irish to 1850 Elizabeth Donovan
The Hoits of Chateaugay —–
Marriages Performed by Rev. Ashbel Parmelee, 1833-1835 —–

Volume 15 – 1978

Borderline Limited (Part 11) Miriam O’Neil
To Be Continued William J. Slack
Reminiscences of Malone 1920-1924 Alice Geer Kelsey
Ode to the Cedars William P. McClary
Bootlegging – A Way of Life C. Walter Smallman
Gavel Edward Tattershall
The Hermit of Ampersand Mountain Seaver Miller Rice
Maguire Family History Rev. Frederick P. Shue
The Legacy Mary Ann Tallon
Marriage Performed by Rev. Ashbel Parmelee, 1835-1836 —–

Volume 16 -1979

Historical Outreach Rosemary Luhr
Head over Wheels Elizabeth Donovan
Echoes from the Past compiled by Charles Perkins
The End of a Perfect Day Clarence S. Dufore
The Fenian Raid 1866-1870 Harold F. Brown
The Dewey Family History Karl Dewey
Harrietstown John J. Duquette
Bemis Family Elizabeth Menke
Marriages Performed by Rev. Ashbel Parmelee, 1837-1838 —–

Volume 17 -1980

Seneca Ray Stoddard: Versatile Camera Artist Maitland C. DeSormo
New Idea Club at Farrar Home Sarah Earl Hauser
Northern New York School for the Deaf Elizabeth Van Schaick
Earl’s Museum Frances Daily
Florida or Bust Charles Perkins
Franklin Owl (Genealogical Section) Genealogy Committee
Family Reunions 1980 —–
A Brief History of the Denesha Family James Denesha
Marriages Performed by Rev. Ashbel Parmelee 1838-1840 —–

Volume 18 – 1981

The Unfinished Saga of Tru-Stitch Benjamin B. Bregman
Introduction to My Childhood Home Lawrence House
The Gleason Telephone of 1904-1949 Raida Child
Martin’s Saranac Lake House John J. Duquette
The History of Temple Bethel 1930-1980 Dorothy E. Mendelsohn
The Hyde Drug Company Phyllis Hyde Howard
Marriages Performed by Ashbel Parmelee, 1841-1843 —–
The Nephew-Neven Family James H. Denesha

Volume 19 – 1982

The Early Irish Settlers of Hogansburg, NY Ann McKinnon
Reminiscences of an Old Time Adirondack Caretaker-Guide James C. Brown
Sugaring in Teboville, Whippleville, and Chasm Falls Evelyn Farley
The Little Red School House Mary Ann Tallon
The History of the Malone Band Fred A. Bova
Genealogical Resources Available in Malone, NY Kathryn Badger Murtagh
Marriages Performed by Rev. Ashbel Parmelee, 1843-1844 —–
The McFaddin Family of Ireland, Westville,Trout River, & Constable Pearl LaFayette McFaddin

Volume 20 – 1983

Working in a Camp on Upper St. Regis Lake Evelyn Farley
Belmont, Franklin County, NY, in 1850 Stephen C. Morrison
History of School District No. 3, Constable, NY &Some Early Settlers Pearl LaFayette McFaddin
Malone, New York Occupied 1814 John Santy
Random Thoughts on Ballard Mill of Malone, NY Margaret Cantwell & Grace Cantwell Lord
Supplement to the History of Malone’s District No. 2Schoolhouse Mary Ann Tallon

Volume 21 – 1984

Franklin Falls, New York John J. Duquette
The Public Home of Franklin County Edward Tattershall
The Remington Heist Leo Hickey
Hotel Flanagan Harold F. Brown
Titus Mountain began as Moon Valley in 1960 Harold F. Brown
Reminiscences of Moon Valley Evelyn Farley
Marriages Performed by Rev. Ashbel Parmelee, 1848-1862 —–

Volume 22 – 1985

Saranac Lake’s Winter Carnival Charles Brumley
Memorial Day Bruce Callander
Centennial Celebration of the Congregational Church Speech by Harry Upham
Franklin County & the Great Windfall of 1845 Charles Brumley
Owls Head (A Microcosm of Change) E. M. Thomas
The Family of Alexandre & Emilie Bessette Rollin James Denesha

Volume 23 – 1986

The Lebanese Community of Tupper Lake Ellen Nadia Aseel Maroun
Genealogy Charts of the Sixteen Original Lebanese Immigrants to the Village of Tupper Lake —–
The Summer White House John J. Duquette
Poetry Margaret Tsuda
St. Francis of Assisi Church, Constable, NY Pearl McFaddin

Volume 24 – 1987

A Short Resume of St. Mark’s Parish, Malone, NY Edward S. Tattershall
George Witherell (Showman of Burke) Elaine O’Connor
“God Bless America” John T. Ellis
Chasm Falls (A Change in Perspective) E. M. Thomas
The Milk Route Frances W. Daily

Volume 25 – 1988

Fourth Grade Program at the County Museum —–
25 Years in Retrospect —–
Bicentennial of the Constitution —–
The F. W. Lawrence Company (With Early Recollections) Jane Lockwood Porter
Morgan Family Fields Team of Big Achievers Watertown Daily Times
Bobsledding, This Man’s Olympic Ticket Meri-Jo Borzilleri
The Story of the DAR Home —–
Barber: Cut and Nostalgia Ed Hayle, Watertown Daily Times Correspondent
Local French Heritage Focus of Exhibit —–
Historic Stone House Donated to North Country Community College Frances Nichols

Volume 26 – 1989

An Adirondack Carry John J. Duquette
Dr. Albon Mann (A Physician of Large Practice) Neil B. Yetwin
The Mann Homestead and Families Marge Malark
The History of Political Divisions of Franklin County & the Origin of the Old Military Turnpike Daniel Gilmore
Not Worth a Dam? Louis J. Simmons
The Industrial Press Marshall H. Desnoyers
Antiquing in Franklin County (A Brief History) Patricia Rogers
The Worth of Women in the Pre-Industrial Age Edward S. Tattershall
Life in the North Woods. Dr. Wm. Seward Webb’s Nehasane Mary Ann Tallon
The Birth and Life Expectancy of the St. Regis CanoeArea Karen Smith

Volume 27 – 1990

A Tribute to All Review Editors On Behalf of the Society
Victuals Recipes from the Editor
Queen of the May (Part I & 11) Ellen Tennyson & Mary Ann Tallon
From Sawmill to Main Street John J. Duquette
The Weather Observer David F. Werner
Colonial Airlines (A Hope for Progress 40 Years Ago) Pete Peterson
Hot Diggity Dog Reporter Learns Glazier’s Secret HotDog Recipe Joe LoTemplio
The New Town Hall (The Story behind the Building) Jeanette Hotchkiss
A Nail for Your Thoughts? – The Strange Story of USCoins Barbara Susan Cross
William Spooner’s Spoonerisms Sally Bowman

Volume 28 – 1991

History of WICY “Mike” Tackley
Eagle Flies Its Nest “Mike” Tackley
A Sunmount Story John Stock
Early Settlers on the Indian Carry Janet P. Decker
A Utica-Malone Railroad Trip Remembered 1943-1988 Carl B. Leland
The Kushaqua Catch Blanche Whitney Kloman
Franklin County Tourism Neil Seymour
Another Look at the US Constitution and the Bill ofRights David W. Minnich
A Perspective on Malone’s 1990 News Malone Chamber of Commerce
Franklin Owl Genealogy Department
Cemetery Locations —–

Volume 29 – 1992, 1993, 1994

History of the Northwest Bay-Hopkinton Road Mary MacKenzie
An Early Account of Life in Franklin County Charles Brumley
E. L. Trudeau Grows the Tubercle Bacillus: PioneerAmerican Medical Science in Franklin County Mary B. Hotaling
Hired Men James M. Meagher, Jr.
More on Archimedes Russell, Architect of Malone’s,”Queen of the May” Mary B. Hotaling
Franklin Owl Anne Wolfe

Volume 30 – 1995

The Connectors of the Rutland Railroad in NYS SUNYPotsdam Arthur L. Johnson,
Interviews of Retired and Active Railroad Workers Doneat Malone, NY on March 27, 1979 Arthur L. Johnson, SUNY Potsdam
A Quiet, Shrewd and Industrious Politician, Warren T.Thayer and His Times Greg Cook
As I Remember Peddling Milk in a Small Village 1926-1943 Janet C. Turner
Owl’s Head Saga Anne Delisle, 1992
Saranac Lake’s Man and I His Music Dorothy LaBelle
The Duane Methodist-Episcopal Church Linda Biesemeyer
Ice Harvesting on the Farm James M. Meagher

Volume 31 – 1996

International Explorer Buried in Saranac Lake Mary B. Hotaling
Chateaugay Fair Peggy Roulston
Foote School Alice Cunningham
Chateaugay Memorial Library Jeanette Hotchkiss
Death Records, 1847-1848 Elizabeth Fayette
Journal Excerpts – 1929 Peggy Roulston
Earlville Church Beverly Cowan
Genealogy Search —–

Volume 32 – 1997

Mountain View: Then and Now Richard Kellerhouse
Paul Smith’s Alice Cunningham
History of the Methodist Church Richard Wilson
The Hotel Franklin Gloria Russell
Colonel Frederick F. Wead Michael L. Lamitie
Jesse Holbrook Recalls Malone Businesses Malone Evening Telegram, February 16, 1960
Early Pleasure Boats of Franklin County David J. Mahler
St. Regis Falls Historian’s Association Judy Wever
Frank J. Wood: Tupper Lake Entrepreneur Beatrice Wood Maroun
Index of Franklin Historical Reviews, 1964-1996 —–

Volume 33 – 1998

A History of Akwesasne Sue Ellen Dow
Ursuline Sisters: 100 Years of Faith, Love, and Servicein the North Country Constance Marie Kelly, OSU
Moira Native Swung with Big Bands Dee Brown
And, to Continue the Story Linda LaVigne Sprague
New York State Police Troop B 1936-1959 Harry E. Upham
Ella MacAbee, Retired Schoolteacher Still Knows “YouLive Life in Order to Serve” Kim Gallagher
Return to Jones Pond Blanche Whitney Kloman
Hot Rod on Skis Introduction by David Mahler
Hot Rod on Skis Robert Gannon
Bombay Bombay Historical Society

Volume 34 – 1999

Chateaugay’s Early Industries Peggy Roulston
Chateaugay William B. Millar
The Flanagan Brothers’ Dream Gloria Russell
Clergyman’s Pocket Diary and Visiting Book James W. Vaugh
Malone Homes Dee Brown
Coopering – The Art of Barrel Making —–
1872 Rules for Teachers —–

Volume 35 – 2000

Franklin County Agricultural Society Fr. Co. Fair Peggy Roulston
Adirondack Mission Work 1919-1924 Rev. William C. Watson (1972)
County Challenge —–
Trout River Sarah B. Webster
Anna Anna Batraw Barney
Salmon River Dry for a Day Copied from scrapbook
Winter Is Coming George Cooper

Volume 36 – 2001

Westville-A Glance at the Past Susan McGibbon Tobias
The Thurbers of Bellmont Ted Mills
Cantwell’s Hall Phyllis Thompson
History of Churches in Dickinson Betty Wood
Calvin Coolidge Summer White House Days at White PineCamp in Paul Smiths Florence Ruth Klein Hoyt
Burke (poem) —–

Volume 37 – 2002

Five Founders of Franklin County Ruth A. Jones Ryan
Phelps Smith Goes to Europe Ruth Klein Hoyt
The Day The Mountain Cried E. S. Thomas
Owney, The Globetrotter, Visits Malone Gloria Russell
The McKinney’s of Bellmont Ted Mills

Volume 38 – 2003

One Hundred Years Ago Peg Roulston, Society Historian
Remembering William A. Wheeler on His 184thBirthday Meagan McCarthy
Growing Up In North Burke Caroline Swanston Harter
Teacher’s Training Class Phyllis Thompson
Military and Civilian Leaders in TheRebellion Kathryn Badger Murtagh

Volume 39 – 2004

One Hundred Years Ago Peggy Roulston
“Molding Lives”: Children’s Camps in Franklin County Hallie Bond
Musings of a Chateaugay Lad Robert Miles
Once More Peace and Quiet Reigns Abraham Klohs
Two Extant Organs in Franklin County Ralph B. Hastings
Saturday Morning: An Essay on Ethnicity Sandi Maroney
A Man of the 98th Charlotte Degon Carr with James B. Carr
Ballads of the Adirondacks E.S. Thomas

Volume 40 – 2005

The Salmon River as the Historical Backbone of Malone and Vicinity Anne Werley Smallman
100 Years Ago- 1905 Peggy Roulston
The Chateaugay Co-op Era: 1937-2003 Beverly Titus
The Clothesline War Charlotte Carr
Recollections of Earlier Days in Malone Karl Sylvanus Dewey
Homespun to Factory Cloth: Nineteenty-Century Textile Production Shirley Morgan
Moses Bessette and the Politics of Malone, 1905-1915 John Bessette
Civil War Letter of William Bell Miles John Dodge Miles

Volume 41 – 2006

100 Years Ago – 1906 Peggy Roulston
Abolition’s Early Roots in Franklin County Peter Kivic
Homespun to Factory Cloth, Part II: Women’s Role in the Franklin County Textile Industry Shirley Morgan
First Do No Harm: Historians, Historical Societies, and Volunteers Robert W. Arnold III
One Boy From Bangor Judy Mott Strong
Webster Street Cemetery, Malone, NY Kathryn Badger Murtagh
Remembrances of Lucia Gilbert Bill McClary, Ruth Jones Ryan, Claribel Cantwell

 Volume 42 – 2007

100 Years Ago – 1907 Peggy Roulston
The First Congregational Church of Malone in its Bicentennial Year Anne Werley Smallman
The Rising Political Star of the North Country:  Bill Wheeler and the 1850 State Assembly Election Herbert C. Hallas
Franklin County Bicentennial Photo Album
The Spinach Knife  Memories of 1942 spinach harvest at Langdon Farms, Malone  Bill McClary
An Adirondack Immigrant Odyssey  French-Canadian labor in the lumber camps  Carol Payment Poole
Forty-Five Revolutionary War Veterans Buried in AreaPostcards from the Past Harold F. BrownPeggy Roulston

 Volume 43 – 2008

100 Years Ago: 1908  Peggy Roulston 
Franklin County’s Line Stores  Larry Gooley 
Tupper Lake Junction:  A Village Conceived  Carol Payment Poole 
Like a Phoenix:  History of the Azure Mountain Fire Tower Harold F. Brown 
Bernice Scott’s Story  Barb Bilow  
A Star in the Belfry:  Some Memories of Teenage Years in the First Congregational Church, Malone, NY in the late 1930s and early 1940s  Bill McClary   
Memoirs and Reminiscences  Allen Hinman, M.D.
In Memory of Wild Bill     Memories of Bill Frenette, of Tupper Lake  Mark Bowie 

Volume 44 – 2009   

 A Memoir of FCHMS History, 2001-2008   Ted Mills
Reflections of a Nation in Crisis -1861      Rev. Ashbel Parmelee
The “Spring Ryans” of Chateaugay    Mary Ellen Putnam
Was Grandpa Alex Fleury in Omaha?   Bob Byington
 Franklin County Bicentennial Legacy      Anne Werley Smallman
The Way We Were Gertrude Soper, with Joan Soper Dameo
 The Dirty Milk BottleMemories of Benware Creamery, Malone          

Bill McClary
Postcards from the Past  Peggy Roulston
A Closing Benediction on the Salmon River Country Rev. Ashbel Parmelee

Volume 45 – 2010  

Current Issue

1902 Letter about Creating a Historical Society in Franklin County William Cantwell
The Arrest of the Flanders Brothers in Malone:  Lincoln’s Attack on Freedom of the Press   Herbert C. Hallas
The Dewey Golden Wedding Anniversary of 1873  William Williamson Paddock
Sansone’s Restaurant  Peggy Roulston
All That Glitters:  The Bronze Powder Works in Malone     E.S. Thomas
Burke, New York Frieda Schryer Dixon
The History of the Farrar Home Carol McKee
School Lunch Hours Bill McClary
Postcards from the Past Peggy Roulston

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