By Tim Rowland We came for the flowers but stayed for everything else that was going on at the Crown Point Historic Site on I Love My Park Day, including bird banding, ancient fossils and the greatest Adirondack fire no one’s ever heard … [Read more...] about Flowers, fossils and fire: All found in Crown Point
History & Culture
Woodland shopping for wild edibles
Adirondack woods offer a bounty equal to any food store. Take care to follow rules around wild food gathering. By Carolyn Shapiro Jane Desotelle crouched at the edge of a brick walkway outside the Ausable Club lodge and plucked a green leaf and … [Read more...] about Woodland shopping for wild edibles
What’s next for Debar Lodge?
Fans of Debar Pond Lodge formulate next steps in fight to save the structure By Tim Rowland Built on the eve of World War II, Debar Lodge in the Town of Duane was a 20th century take on a 19th century idea. It recalled the chunky log … [Read more...] about What’s next for Debar Lodge?
Advocates cheer Adirondack brook’s name change
Renaming pays homage to Black settler, lays foundation for honoring local history By Mike Lynch The renaming of a brook in the northern Adirondacks in honor of 19th century Black settler John Thomas has given diversity advocates a burst of hope … [Read more...] about Advocates cheer Adirondack brook’s name change
Tracking down plane wreckage
The Adirondacks are littered with plane crash sites. Here's a recent trek out to one of them. By Tim Rowland It was a spectacular day for a plane crash. Not to be in one obviously, but to hike to a mountain flank where a corporate jet tasked … [Read more...] about Tracking down plane wreckage
A tale of two Sagamores
Fans of both iconic Adirondack institutions gather to share stories By Tim Rowland Tell a friend you're headed to Sagamore for the weekend and only true Adirondackphiles will know to ask “Which one?” Separated by 75 miles of dense forest, … [Read more...] about A tale of two Sagamores