Blog Entries in October 2014

Submitted by Jess Collier on Oct 17, 2014
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5/18/16 EDITOR'S NOTE: We've received many questions regarding the history of the village of Tahawus, so we thought it was a good time to resurrect this popular blog which was originally published in 2014. Did you know there was an entire Adirondack village that was up and moved about 12 miles down the road in 1963? The village of Tahawus (pronounced tuh-HAWS, not tah-HA-wuss!) was built in the
Submitted by Kelly Kennedy on Oct 14, 2014
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A place like no otherThe Adirondacks has been a muse to many over the years - inspiring art, music, health, exploration. Winslow Homer, one of the foremost painters in 19th-century America and a preeminent figure in American art, is one such visitor to the Adirondacks. His fascination spanned 40 years, and over twenty-one trips, resulting in over a hundred peices of art. It's been said that no
Submitted by Spencer Morrissey on Oct 11, 2014
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If you missed the begining of our story read them here: PART 1 | PART 2 Sunrise to new adventureWe had just come down off of Sunrise Mountain, which you might have read about last week. We actually still had a decent little hop in our step and were looking forward to checking out a couple of peaks we had never been up before - Clear Pond Mountain and Grandpa Pete Mountain. The trailhead was a bit
Submitted by Kim Andresen on Oct 07, 2014
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A Ghost of a MemoryChasing a ghost of a memory - or a ghost town as the case may be - is, well, like chasing a ghost. Light as a feather, stiff as a board…As a child I had dozens of sleepovers at my dad’s camp on what is now the paved and populated, Sweeney Fields Road in Schroon Lake. Back then, we knew it as Old Sweeney Farm Rd - a simple dirt road with 2 other seasonal camps located several