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Date & Time: July 28, 2024 – 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Location: Stone Valley West Shore Trail – Colton, NY

Members Free ~ Non-members $5

Pre-registration required: Call (315) 386-8133, e-mail Carlene at, or pre-register online

In conjunction with Bill Hill’s recent Brown Bag talk about his series, Hiking the Trail to Yesterday, take part in a scenic hike along the Stone Valley West Shore Trail. Learn about the history of the area including an introduction at the Colton Historical Society.

Highlights Include: St. Lawrence Tannery artifacts and foundation and views of the Raquette River.

Additional Info: 1 mile round trip, good walking shoes recommended, and parking available.

William Hill is a life-long Northern New York adventurer, sportsman, writer, and outdoor enthusiast from Edwards N.Y. Working on the book series, Hiking the Trail to Yesterday, he has delved into the local history of the North Country and Adirondacks. Bill’s work can also be found on his blog or Facebook. Whether you are an outdoor recreationist or an armchair local history lover (or both), his writing will offer something for you.