September 2, 1966: Beginning of the Northway
Updated: Tuesday, September 3 2013, 05:15 AM EDT
ALBANY - It was on September 2, 1966 that Gov. Rockefeller marked the completion of the Adirondack Northway -- at the time.
The original Northway was completed when a 17-mile stretch from Warrensburg to Pottersville was dedicated.
Gov. Rockefeller took to a state chopper for the ribbon cutting.