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Old 02-07-2021, 03:24 PM   #21
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The 21 Mine by Jeffrey Kelly is a fictionalized story of an escape from a shock incarceration camp near Port Henry. It's got some good mining history, a bit of local economy and culture. Anyone wants it PM and I'll drop it in the mail, bought it at a used book sale on dime day, the postage is on me.
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Old 02-10-2021, 07:51 PM   #22
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Man of the Woods - Herbert F Keith
Amazing history on the Oswegatchie river and the town of Wanakena in the early 20th century.
Adventures in the Wilderness - W.H.H Murray
This book is credited with driving a tourism boom in the Adk’s in the late 1800’s.
Adirondack Takes - W.H.H Murray
More tales from exploration of the 1800’s wilderness.
The Adirondacks: Fulton Chain — Big Moose Region - Joseph H Grady
Localized, detailed history of the region referenced in the title.
Woodswoman and Beyond Black Bear Lake - Anne LaBastille
About a young female ecologist journey with building a home deep in the ADK away from civilization.
An Adirondack Passage - Christine Jerome
A more recent book where the author follows famed ADK paddler/explorer George W. Sears (aka nessmuk)’s famed “Old forge to Paul Smiths” paddle route.
The life and Adventures of Nat Foster - A.L Byron Curtis
Biographical history about famed hunter/trapper Nat Foster
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Old 02-20-2021, 10:16 AM   #23
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I am currently re-reading Donaldson's two-volume history of the Adirondacks.
"Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world."
John Muir
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