Lake George, New York 1900-1925 (Postcard History Series)

Lake George, New York 1900-1925 (Postcard History Series)

by Erica Henkel-Karras
     
 

Thirty-two miles long and dotted with hundreds of wooded islands, Lake George is nestled within the eastern mountain range of New York’s historic Adirondack Park. Its hypnotic beauty and expansive recreational offerings have charmed countless generations of visitors and have earned it the title “Queen of America’s Lakes.” Lake George:

Overview


Thirty-two miles long and dotted with hundreds of wooded islands, Lake George is nestled within the eastern mountain range of New York’s historic Adirondack Park. Its hypnotic beauty and expansive recreational offerings have charmed countless generations of visitors and have earned it the title “Queen of America’s Lakes.” Lake George: 1900–1925 offers glimpses into an era in which life was simpler and slower, with the elegant steamer Horicon gliding on pristine waters, parasoled ladies strolling the Sagamore’s birch-lined paths, and men silently fishing off rocky Black Mountain shores.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738537207
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
03/02/2005
Series:
Postcard History Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,312,351
Product dimensions:
5.04(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Erica Henkel-Karras has assembled an enchanting collage of vintage imagery and intimate postcard correspondence. Born and raised in Bolton Landing, on Lake George, she credits her antique postcards with a renewed passion for regional Adirondack history and a profound fascination with Lake George’s enduring allure. By recapturing the essence of this turn-of-the-century summer paradise, her collection is sure to intrigue locals and tourists alike.

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