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Below is the written response to my exhibit of 10 of the Ghosts In Saranac Lake paintings at Historic Saranac Lake in February 2019. Ghosts In Saranac Lake - Watercolor Painting Series Valerie Patterson My series of paintings "Ghosts Of Saranac Lake" incorporates the past with the present while highlighting Saranac Lakes unique history as a health resort/sanitarium for people suffering from TB between the 1880's and the 1950's. This series began after I toured an abandoned former cure cottage. While in this grand, rambling, beautiful, old building, I couldn't help but feel the presence of those who had cured there. People who, because of an illness that was often a death sentence, left famil

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