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    The Hunter's Shanty in the Adirondacks. Currier and Ives litho, 1861. CLICK HERE for fullsize antique picture postcard and Murray's Dedication to The Adirondack Tales. An Adirondack Miscellany.
    Newspaper and Magazine articles, Books and lots more. Adirondackia of interest to Guests, Outdoorspersons and Collectors.

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    Photo Link An Adirondack Miscellany Source Information What you'll find.
    From ADIRONDACK LIFE, 2006 Collectors Issue.
    CAMPING ON A PRIVATE FOREST IN JAY NY.
    ADIRONDACK LIFE, 2006 Collectors Issue.) "Imagine a place that preserves the charm of the nineteenth-century back-country dwellings that were once scattered across this piece of the Adirondack landscape."
    CLICK HERE. Oriental carpets, antique dressers, Adirondack chairs, stunning step-backs, captivating fireplaces and woodstoves are the norm at Fourpeaks Camps.
    "Stay Awhile In Style!"
    Plattsburgh-Republican "For your Adirondack experience-- a new perspective and memories to cherish even if you can only get away for a few days."
    Glamping: Try Glamorous Camping!
    "Glamping: Try Glamorous Camping!"
    Jan-Feb, Nov-Dec 2008, Women's Adventure Magazine. "The newest trend in outdoor fun can satisfy your craving for the outdoors and your penchant for a good meal and a nice glass of wine--at exactly the same time."
    CLICK HERE for The 'ole swimmin' hole. Covered Bridge in background. Where the Pools Are Never Crowded, And Water Slides Are Nature's Own New York Times The 'ol swimmin' hole by the falls and covered bridge in Jay is popular with visitors and natives alike.
    Adirondack Great Camps: Adventures in the Wilderness. Adirondack Great Camps: Adventures in the Wilderness. New England Financial Journal, Spring 1999, Vol. 1 #3. In 1869, a minister from Boston, William Murray, published "Adventures in the Wilderness."
    Ice storm of the Century Devastates Northcountry. Ice storm of the Century Devastates Northcountry. Lake Placid News Wednesday, January 7, 1998, 2:00AM: Power outage in the Northcountry and neigboring Quebec.
    Town of Jay Happy 200th Birthday Party at the 1829 Southmayd Stone House. Town of Jay Happy 200th Birthday Party at the 1829 Southmayd Stone House. Lake Placid News Town leaders will be reenacting part of Jay's past, and at the same time, officially kicking off the town's bicentennial celebration.
    Natives and Outsiders at the Jay Old Covered Bridge. Natives and Outsiders at the Jay Old Covered Bridge. Plattsburgh Republican, Lake Placid News August 13, 1995: Debate continues over status of Old Covered Bridge in Jay.
    Death of Jane McCrea. Death of Jane McCrea. The Author: "I know of no copyright violations for the material presented in this page." (Public Sources.) "...an aide~de-camp showed me a fresh scalp-lock which I could not. mistake, because the hair was unusually fine, luxuriant, lustrous, and dark as the wing of a raven."
    Tramp's interview makes him famous. Miss "P" Interviews Tramp. ThePetProject.com Miss P. has decided the best way . . . is to interview the (retired 2002) canine host.
    Triathlete Bike Racer passes 1829 Stone House. Ironman USA comes to Fourpeaks. Lake Placid News Racers agree that the 112-mile bike through the rugged Northern Adirondack mountains will be the toughest portion.
    The Chickadee in the Adirondack Winter. The Chickadee in Winter. Various sources in the public domain. These little birds keep us company through the long Adirondack Winters.
    Dealing with flying critters on your Adirondack vacation. Dealing with flying critters on your Adirondack vacation. Various sources in the public domain. We hope you share our interest in these diverse and highly adapted creatures.
    From our quiet corner of the Adirondacks.From our quiet corner of the Adirondacks.From our quiet corner of the Adirondacks. Adirondack Letters. From Your Adirondack Guide. Hints of Balsam and Pine from our corner of the Adirondacks.
    A new novel about Fourpeaks: Daughters of Utopia by Moss Krupnick, 196pp, $9.95. Daughters of Utopia by Moss Krupnick, 196pp, $9.95. Amazon Books A new novel about Fourpeaks secluded backcountry camps.
    Wendy Williams' Yard Sale. Town of Jay 1st Annual Town Wide Adirondack Yard Sale. Town of Jay Revitalization Committee Old furniture, tools, books, clothing, baby shoes, bric-a-brac, Adirondack fun and lots of small talk.
    Luxury camping--those two little
words have given a whole new meaning to getting away from it all.
    (NATURE WITHIN REACH)
    Luxury camping.
    Southwest Airlines SPIRIT
    (In-flight Magazine.)
    "'Luxury camping'--those two little words have given a whole new meaning to getting away from it all."
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    The Hunter's Shanty in the Adirondacks. Currier and Ives litho, 1861. CLICK HERE for fullsize antique postcard.
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    The Hunter's Shanty
    In the Adirondacks

    Reprint of Currier and Ives litho, 1861.
    The works of 19th century artists did much to popularize the outdoor life in the Adirondacks of New York.
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    Are you in this picture? Fourpeaks hosts now welcome paying guests to a 700-acre rest and playground for vacations in the Adirondack Great Camp tradition. Couples appreciate Fourpeaks secluded settings. Outdoor loving families have fun exploring our accessible wilderness. Folks with dogs enjoy the open spaces to run their pets. A private nature rereat. For a vacation away from it all.    Are you in this picture?  CLICK HERE to find out!    [More about this at Frequently Asked Questions.]

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