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Who’s Pat?

December 15th, 2010 · No Comments · Adirondack Life

Pat's Hole!

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Adirondack Iron

March 28th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Adirondack Life

Lobdell Station“Shaft mining was used to gain access to the veins of ore lying deep underground. A hole was dug straight down into the mine and equipped with a hoist to be then raised by horse power. The veins of ore were opened by blasting at different levels of the shaft and the miners working along these tunnels. Six shafts were sunk at Williamsburgh and Lyon Mountain used this type of tunnelling extensively.” (from The Saranac Valley, by Sarah Baker)

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Northern Adirondacks – Early Fall Foliage

August 27th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Adirondack Life

No shortage of inquiries about Adirondack Fall foliage lately. Here’s another list like last year’s, this time with inexpensive and family-friendly places worth visiting in the Northern Adirondacks.

Last night hit 34 degrees in Saranac Lake and we still have days to go in August. Most people aren’t into “foliage-mode” until October, but here in the Northern Adirondacks things happen early. This means we get leaf change as early as mid-September. For sure at the higher elevations.

So if you’re looking for Autumn leaves early, here are some places I recommend. Bring the entire gang, because the only big cost is getting there. Here’s the list:

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