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Archive: Apr 2014

Lucy Carnegie’s Wilderness Estate at North Point

….A good read for those of us who love Raquette Lake history Carnegie’s North Point “Lucy Coleman Carnegie, the five-foot tall daughter of William and Nancy Coleman (William was a business associate of Andrew Carnegie) had married Andrew Carnegie’s younger brother Tom. Tom is described as a quiet, reserved, gentleman, especially when compared to Andrew…

Look who made USA Today

Cruises in the Adirondacks Although upstate New York’s Adirondacks are first and foremost a mountain range, they’re also synonymous with the recreational activities available on its hundreds of lakes, rivers and creeks. Maybe you’re not the most adventurous outdoorsman; or perhaps you just want someone to treat you to an excursion on an Adirondack lake….

Stay at Birch Cottage on Raquette Lake- a few dates still available

Dates available: Memorial Day Weekend First, second & fourth weekends in June June 29-July 5 August 23-25 Couple weeks in September First week in October Sleeps 8 4 bedrooms Fireplace in living room Huge front porch Dock Road access    Call 315-354-5532 to reserve.  Birch Cottage on Raquette Lake c. 1905

“The Thaw That Thrills!”

Almost time to raft the Hudson! Some good publicity from the I Love NY office! You can feel the excitement when the snow starts to melt and the Hudson River Gorge, Black River and the formidable Moose River begin to churn with class three, four and five whitewater. Now’s the time to plan a whitewater…