Along the Adirondack Trail (Images of America) by Donald R. Williams PDF

By Donald R. Williams

local american citizens known as the world Couxsaxrage, "beaver looking ground." Professor Ebenezer Emmons named it Adirondack, after one of many local tribes. alongside the Adirondack path lines the historical past and lore of the Adirondacks up the scenic roadway in the course of the middle of recent York's mountain-and-lake state. incorporated are stories of the Mohawk Indians and their beatified princess, Tekakwitha; the positioning of the mansion of Sir William Johnson, certainly one of America's such a lot influential voters of the 1700s; and a massive battleground of the Revolution. infrequent unique pictures painting all of the twenty settlements at the path from Fonda to Malone, reflecting the lives of the courses, loggers, trappers, sportsmen, camp vendors, travelers, leather-based employees, and healthiness seekers who unfolded the unknown county.

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