In Ghost Fleet Awakened, Joseph W. Zarzynski reveals the untold story of a little-recognized sunken fleet of British warships, bateaux, from the French and Indian War (1755-1763). The story begins more than 250 years ago, when bateaux first plied the waters of Lake George, New York.
For nearly 250 years, Saratoga Springs has been one of North America’s most fabled resort towns. Until now, its story has never been told in a single volume. It began as a destination for health-seekers who came for its healing mineral waters, but soon became a center of fashionable display and the pursuit of pleasure during the summer months.
The greatest rustic homes ever built, inside and out, by the lakes and in the forests of the Adirondacks. Includes the social and architectural history behind each camp and the highlights of design (the windows, verandas, fireplaces, doors, beds, staircases and much more) that makes each one unique.
Called “thoroughly informative and approachable” by The New York Times, Vernon Benjamin’s The History of the Hudson River Valley: From Wilderness to the Civil War presented nearly 250 years of the Hudson River Valley’s dynamic past with unmatched richness and detail.$9.95ISBN: 9781493022410Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Globe Pequot Press - February 1st, 2016
Pack up the car and enjoy gorgeous drives through some of the most spectacular scenery Vermont has to offer. This pocket-size guide is an indispensable highway companion that maps out short trips for exploring scenic byways and back roads.$45.00ISBN: 9781599621531Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Welcome Books - April 16th, 2019
This official book published with the Adirondack Mountain Club celebrates America's original hiking destination through breathtaking contemporary photography, maps, rarely seen archival photos, and a text that brings the history of the trails to life.$22.99ISBN: 9780805059908Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Holt Paperbacks - September 15th, 1998
His book is a romance, a story of first love between Americans and a thing they call "wilderness." For it was in the Adirondacks that masses of non-Native Americans first learned to cherish the wilderness as a place of recreation and solace.$19.99ISBN: 9781626196407Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: History Press (SC) - August 26th, 2014
Creaks and groans in the night remind guests that they might not be alone in Vermont's inns. Discover the history behind some of the Green Mountain State's spookiest places to spend the night. Loyal guest Mary Todd Lincoln enjoyed her annual respites at t.$35.00ISBN: 9780914659440Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Dorset Historical Society - December 1st, 1989
Town history published for the Dorset Historical Society. 1989. 405 pages. Reprinted. Edited. Softcover.$16.95ISBN: 9781581573213Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Countryman Press - October 26th, 2015
An endless New England vacation becomes a way of life for one woman and her family$29.95ISBN: 9780811714129Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Stackpole Books - November 7th, 2016
This follow-up to Naturally Curious, a National Outdoor Book Award winner, is a day-by-day account of nature observations throughout the year. Daily entries include entertaining and enlightening observations about specific animal or plant activity happening in eastern North America on that date.$27.95ISBN: 9781883789152Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Black Dome Press - May 1st, 1998
World-famous as the Queen of Spas, Saratoga Springs entered a golden age in the Victorian years and the world flocked to its doorstep every summer. The rich and famous rubbed elbows with a growing post-Civil War middle class popularizing a new concept, the summer vacation.