Adirondack Hotels and Inns (Images of America) by Donald R. Williams

By Donald R. Williams

The Adirondack area developed over years from massive, impassable desolate tract to a land of logging camps, tanneries, sawmills, and small settlements. via the tip of the nineteenth century, the world grew back, turning into a vacationer vacation spot famed for its nice resorts, old fashioned lodges, cottages, and rustic cabins. The lodges and lodges unfold during the Adirondacks, starting after the Civil warfare and carrying on with throughout the Gilded Age among international Wars I and II. The zone drew the wealthy and well-known, in addition to employees and households escaping the polluted towns. This quantity includes two hundred classic photos of these famed lodgings that catered to years of Adirondack viewers. many of the constructions visible during this e-book now not exist, having been destroyed via fires, the wrecking ball, or just forgotten through the years. Adirondack motels and hotels presents a undying examine the holiday retreats of the past.

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