Old Forge: Gateway to the Adirondacks (Postcard History Series)

Old Forge: Gateway to the Adirondacks (Postcard History Series)

by Linda Cohen, Peg Masters, Sarah Cohen, Peg Masters
     
 


Old Forge: Gateway to the Adirondacks is a pictorial history of the transformation of an eighteenth-century lakeside clearing in the wilderness into one of the premier recreational destinations in New York State's six-million-acre Adirondack Park. It is also the story of man's struggle with and passion for the natural world. During the nineteenth century,… See more details below

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Old Forge: Gateway to the Adirondacks is a pictorial history of the transformation of an eighteenth-century lakeside clearing in the wilderness into one of the premier recreational destinations in New York State's six-million-acre Adirondack Park. It is also the story of man's struggle with and passion for the natural world. During the nineteenth century, only a handful of rugged pioneer settlers and sportsmen endured the harrowing, inhospitable twenty-five-mile trek through the foothills of the Adirondack wild forests to the Old Forge lake region. Today, tens of thousands of camp owners and visitors come to share with local residents the magnificent landscapes of the Fulton Chain of Lakes and surrounding hamlets of McKeever, Okara, Thendara, Rondaxe, Big Moose, Eagle Bay, Inlet, and the Stillwater-Beaver River region.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738511733
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
06/01/2003
Series:
Postcard History Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,440,793
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

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