Monthly Archives: July 2015

Forever Wild – Day 4

Today I explored the Adirondack Museum, where they have collected buildings full of artifacts linked to the historic past of this region. Among the hundreds of antique boats and thousands of pieces of Great Camp furniture and the preserved local … Continue reading

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Forever Wild – Day 3

Visited two other ‘Great Camps’ today, which were built by the same rich industrialist who built Camp Huntington (my home for the week). Seeing the changes in style and architecture is neat. The obsession with birch bark covered furniture seems … Continue reading

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Forever Wild – Day 2

Today (my first full day in the Adirondacks) I continued to be amazed at how the builders of this place spared no expense to bring the luxuries of their urban mansions to the wild. Camp Huntington has not one by … Continue reading

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Forever Wild – Day 1

My first reaction upon arriving in Camp Huntington, the first of the Adirondack Great Camps and my home for the week, is one of wonder and gratitude. Wonder that there were people who possessed enough money to build lavish camps … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Hero

Over the Independence Day weekend I found myself, due to circumstances beyond my control, to be wandering around the little town of Dunkirk, NY. Looking for something interesting I happened upon an unlikely memorial to a relatively unknown Revolutionary War … Continue reading

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