Owasco Lake, New York (Postcard History Series)

Owasco Lake, New York (Postcard History Series)

by Paul K. Williams, Charles N. Williams
     
 

On the eastern edge of the famed New York State Finger Lakes is Owasco Lake, a name believed to have been derived from Mohawk and Iroquois tribes, referring to "a crossing." Its rich history includes a Native American settlement, an early pioneer farming community, the site of a Victorian-era amusement park, important railroad lines and steamers, and elaborate summer… See more details below

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On the eastern edge of the famed New York State Finger Lakes is Owasco Lake, a name believed to have been derived from Mohawk and Iroquois tribes, referring to "a crossing." Its rich history includes a Native American settlement, an early pioneer farming community, the site of a Victorian-era amusement park, important railroad lines and steamers, and elaborate summer homes, called "camps," owned by local wealthy industrialists. In Owasco Lake, the reader will explore the lake's bountiful and beautiful past, featured on postcards sent around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738511313
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
10/15/2002
Series:
Postcard History Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,048,792
Product dimensions:
6.35(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.35(d)

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