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Old 09-16-2020, 10:55 AM   #26
MtnManJohn
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I just stumbled on this thread. Regarding the origin and meaning of "Adirondack," there is no conclusive answer. Historians differ on this, even if it was a derisive term. If you are interested in an in-depth (and, IMHO, most thorough) discussion of this topic, see:

"Adirondack: Of Indians and Mountains, 1535-1838" (2007) by Stephen B. Sulavik
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