Susan Thomas Smeby's Cranberry Lake and Wanakena (Postcard History) PDF

By Susan Thomas Smeby

ISBN-10: 0738509698

ISBN-13: 9780738509693

within the northwest nook of the Adirondack Park lie Cranberry Lake and the village of Wanakena. This distant region was once the last-settled a part of big apple nation; from the mid-1800s to the early 1900s, its identify evoked the very essence of desert. at first, sportsmen, naturalists, and artists flocked to the realm. by way of 1900, summer season tourism used to be booming. The logging undefined, to reap the virgin trees; after that, the nation bought the usually cleared lands. this day, seventy-five percentage of the lake's coastline is country owned, and the 5 Ponds desolate tract, south of Wanakena, is likely one of the greatest and wildest components within the Adirondacks.

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