Celebrating History: Fireside Chat with Richard Frost on the Hotel Champlain

On Wednesday, November 15, from 12:00pm to 1:00pm, join us at the Moore Building 2nd Floor Lobby for a captivating "Fireside Chat" with renowned historian and author, Richard Frost. This special event is dedicated to delving into the rich history of the iconic Hotel Champlain, nestled in the heart of the North Country.

                     Richard Frost and his dog                Hotel Champlain to Clinton Community College: A Chronicle of Bluff Point book cover

Richard Frost, a native of Glens Falls, New York, is no stranger to the intricacies of the Hotel Champlain and its historical significance. A distinguished scholar and author, Frost's impressive educational background includes degrees from Wesleyan University and Duke University College of Medicine. After completing his residency in internal medicine at the University of Kentucky, he returned to his roots in Plattsburgh, where he has made a lasting impact on both the medical field and the world of historical research.

In addition to his illustrious medical career, Richard Frost's passion for travel and history has been evident through his dedicated contributions. He has written a regular travel column for over 25 years and authored a regional history column for a decade. Frost's body of work includes three compendia of regional travel and four books focusing on various aspects of upstate New York history, notably his renowned work, "Hotel Champlain to Clinton Community College: A Chronicle of Bluff Point."

History Professor T.R. Mandeville is honored to host Richard Frost at this enlightening event. "Rich Frost, known for his meticulous research and deep connection to the North Country, will share his vast knowledge and recent findings on the history of the Hotel Champlain," Professor Mandeville expressed with enthusiasm.

This exceptional Fireside Chat event is sponsored by the CCC Cultural Affairs Committee and the History Department. It promises to be an engaging and informative experience for all who attend. Attendees will have the opportunity to gain insights into the remarkable legacy of the Hotel Champlain and its significance in the North Country's history.

Don't miss the chance to connect with a distinguished author and historian, Richard Frost, as he unveils the captivating story of the Hotel Champlain. We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, November 15, from 12:00pm to 1:00pm in the Moore Building 2nd Floor Lobby.