Around Caroga Lake, Canada Lake, and Pine Lake

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The southern Adirondack Mountains community of Caroga Lake, Canada Lake, and Pine Lake is known for the power of its water and the perseverance of its people. The quiet mountain-lumbering community changed quickly in 1865 when two entrepreneurs purchased 20,000 acres of hemlock-rich land and erected a tannery to cure leather for a shoe-making business. Additional lumbering opportunities followed, and sawmills sprung up around many of the lakes. Horse-drawn carriage services and wood-burning steamboats delivered summer ...

Around Caroga Lake, Canada Lake, and Pine Lake 2011, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738575131

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