Big Moose Lake in the Adirondacks

Big Moose Lake in the Adirondacks

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This title transports the reader back in time to the days when steamboats, buckboards, and gas lighting were common. This memoir delivers tales of one-room schools, of ice harvesting, of women who managed households accessible only by boat and of families struck by deaths from tuberculosis or from drowning.Elizabeth inherited her fathera#39;s talent for craftsmanship and, working with her father, contributed enormously to the interior decoration of the camp. Together they made many pieces of furniture, mirrors, candle sconces, and other items.

Title:Big Moose Lake in the Adirondacks
Author:Jane A. Barlow
Publisher:Syracuse University Press - 2004


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