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Second Look: Northern NY History Podcast

Jun 30, 2019

Kelly and Christina discuss take a second look at history highlights from the Watertown Daily Times for the week of June 30 to July 6.

50 years ago
July 2, 1969: The Watertown City Council Monday threw out all bids for the projected Children’s Zoo in Thompson park which, among other things would remove the stone...


Jun 26, 2019

In the 19th century, most north country residents had never seen a tall “skyscraper” building. The few that had were likely to have seen it in New York City, where the first skyscraper reached seven stories in 1870 with the Equitable Life Building, considered by many to be the first skyscraper.

For residents in...


Jun 23, 2019

Kelly and Christina take a look back at this week in north country history for June 23-29. Follow along online or in print.

Episode is edited by Christina Knott. Music is "Boop" by Podington Bear.

Contact us at secondlook@jnc.media and follow us on Facebook or Instagram. And check out our new website, NNY360.com as well...


Jun 19, 2019

Christina and Kelly discuss Northern New York's own astronomy expert, Dr. Brainard, and how his observations reflected increased interest with the space at the turn of the 20th century.

The discovery of Neptune, the secrets of Saturn's rings and the massive chasms of sun spots fascinated the public, who would decades...


Jun 16, 2019

Kelly and Christina discuss education, dairy month, the 25th anniversary of the trial of the century and more. Listen in and follow along in the Watertown Daily Times this week or online here.

Contact us at secondlook@jnc.media or follow us on Facebook or Instagram.

Episode is edited by Christina Knott. Music is...