About Philip Terrie

Philip Terrie is an Adirondack and environmental historian, and the author of five books on regional history, including Contested Terrain: A New History of Nature and People in the Adirondacks (2nd ed., Syracuse UP, 2008) and Seeing the Forest: Reviews, Musings, and Opinions from an Adirondack Historian (Saranac Lake: Adirondack Explorer, 2017).

Reader Interactions


  1. Roberta Abt says

    Than you for posting this interesting story. Have spent many summers and holidays in Long Lake NY. ❤️ the area.

  2. Kathy Dougherty says

    This is a wonderful story about a great man. Thank you for including it in your publication. How exciting for the Museum to obtain this important piece of Adirondack history.

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