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Hosts Kelly Burdick and Christina Knott return to the pages of history for stories that still matter today.

Aug 30, 2020

Host Kelly Burdick talks about a tiny treasure of a story from north country history about a mother in need of a home for her baby girl.

This episode is edited by Christina Knott. Intro music is "Nobody Calls It San Fran" by Coyote Hearing. Outro music is "The Papergirl" by The Whole Other. Browse our new merch at


Aug 22, 2020

Host Kelly Burdick discusses and reads some of her favorite history highlights of Northern New York from the Watertown Daily Times archives.

This episode is edited by Christina Knott. Intro music is "Nobody Calls It San Fran" by Coyote Hearing. Outro music is "The Papergirl" by The Whole Other. Browse our new merch at


Aug 16, 2020

The second World War ended 75 years ago this month to much fanfare. After the celebrations died down and service members returned, what was it is like when life returned to "normal" (was there a return to normal)?

Host Kelly Burdick talks about how what life changed for the average Northern New Yorker.

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Aug 9, 2020

Albert Einstein was famously private. He came to Saranac Lake for the first time in July 1936 to spend his summer vacation from Princeton in relative anonymity. As the Times reported, Einstein said he was there to escape those who “peer into my windows.”

Listen as host Kelly Burdick explains the history of...


Aug 2, 2020

The Adirondack chair is a well-known rustic hallmark of outdoor relaxation, and in this week's episode, Kelly Burdick dives into its history and connection to New York's own Adirondack Mountains.

This episode is edited by Christina Knott. Intro music is "Nobody Calls It San Fran" by Coyote Hearing. Outro music is "The...