Andes History

THE WAY WE WERE – January 2018

THE WAY WE WERE  - January 2018

World War I is affecting Andes in ways small and large.

ANDES, THE PERFECT PLACE TO GROW UP – November 2016

The writer recounts her memories, as a member of the Babel family, growing up in Andes, and tells of her husband, John Vroman’s life.

THE WAY WE WERE – November 2016

THE WAY WE WERE - November 2016

John McCune had car troubles. Peter Gerry elected U.S. Senator from Rhode Island. Hunters on the Beaverkill shot two bears.

The Way We Were – October 2016

The Way We Were - October 2016

The still blew up in the Shavertown acid factory and a Turk lectured (in costume) on his country’s customs.

ECKERT SISTERS GIVE SHAVERTOWN PAINTING BY GEORGE BALLANTINE TO ANDES SOCIETY FOR HISTORY AND CULTURE — August 2016

ECKERT SISTERS GIVE SHAVERTOWN PAINTING BY GEORGE BALLANTINE TO ANDES SOCIETY FOR HISTORY AND CULTURE — August 2016

Four sisters donate to the ASHC a George Ballantine painting from 1954 that depicts the Atkins Store in Shavertown and neighboring buildings.

THE WAY WE WERE – JULY 2016

THE WAY WE WERE - JULY 2016

The polio epidemic touches Andes residents.