The Adirondacks (Postcard History)

The Adirondacks (Postcard History)

English | November 10th, 2008 | ISBN: 0738563471 | 128 Pages | EPUB | 51.59 MB

In 1892, the Adirondack Park, located in the northeast corner of New York, was declared “forever wild,” and from then on, public land could not be further developed. Early on, tourists were drawn to the clear blue lakes, winding rivers and streams, and awe-inspiring mountain peaks of the region.

The stunning scenery of the Adirondacks suited the postcard perfectly, making the medium the primary method park visitors used to correspond with family and friends, whether on a trip for healing from tuberculosis and other breathing disorders or vacationing from New York City and the surrounding area. Today the park remains an unspoiled wilderness that continues to draw visitors eager to enjoy its natural beauty.

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