Wicked Adirondacks

Wicked Adirondacks

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by Dennis Webster
     
 

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While the Adirondack Mountains are New York's most beautiful region, they have also been plagued by insidious crimes and the nasty escapades of notorious lawbreakers. In 1935, public enemy number one, Dutch Schultz, went on trial and was acquitted in an Adirondack courtroom. Crooks have tried creative methods to sidestep forestry laws that protect the flora of the

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While the Adirondack Mountains are New York's most beautiful region, they have also been plagued by insidious crimes and the nasty escapades of notorious lawbreakers. In 1935, public enemy number one, Dutch Schultz, went on trial and was acquitted in an Adirondack courtroom. Crooks have tried creative methods to sidestep forestry laws that protect the flora of the state park. Members of the infamous Windfall Gang, led by Charles Wadsworth, terrorized towns and hid out in the high mountains until their dramatic 1899 capture. In the 1970s, the Adirondack Serial Killer, Robert Francis Garrow, petrified campers in the hills. Join local author Dennis Webster as he explores the wicked deeds and sinister characters hidden among the Adirondacks' peaks.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609497170
Publisher:
History Press, The
Publication date:
02/05/2013
Series:
Wicked
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,130,062
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Dennis Webster is the author of Wicked Mohawk Valley and Haunted Mohawk Valley and editor, compiler and story contributor to Adirondack Mysteries, volumes 1 and 2, as well as the fiction novel Daisy Daring & the Quest for the Loomis Gang Gold. He's a paranormal investigator with the Ghost Seekers of Central New York. He lives in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains with his family and his howling beagle. He can be reached at denniswbstr@gmail.com.

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Wicked Adirondacks 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
ClfWlsn 4 months ago
Very interesting book packed with so much info. I learned a great deal about the Adirondacks I never new. A+