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Perpetuating American Traditions for Future Generations

From the Adirondacks to the Artic and Beyond

Explore the life and accomplishments of Adirondack aviation pioneer Floyd Bennett on the 90th anniversary of Admiral Byrd’s 1926 historic – and controversial North Pole flight. We continue the exploration theme as we chronicle the USS Ticonderoga’s (CVS) role in space craft recovery for the Apollo and Skylab programs.

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First Flight

Ninety years ago, on 9 May 1926, Richard Byrd and Floyd Bennett made their mark in aviation artic history by making the first flight to the North Pole.

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Trees and Things

Extended dates and times for “Festival of Trees” plus exciting new programs for 2016

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