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

By Donald R. Williams

The Adirondack sector advanced over years from big, impassable desert to a land of logging camps, tanneries, sawmills, and small settlements. through the tip of the nineteenth century, the realm grew back, turning into a vacationer vacation spot famed for its nice motels, old fashioned hotels, cottages, and rustic cabins. The inns and lodges unfold through the Adirondacks, starting after the Civil struggle and carrying on with throughout the Gilded Age among international Wars I and II. The area drew the wealthy and well-known, in addition to employees and households escaping the polluted towns. This quantity comprises 2 hundred classic photographs of these famed lodgings that catered to years of Adirondack viewers. lots of the constructions noticeable during this ebook now not exist, having been destroyed by way of fires, the wrecking ball, or just forgotten over the years. Adirondack resorts and hotels presents a undying examine the holiday retreats of the past.

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