Chautauqua Lake Region (Images of America: New York)

Read [Kathleen Crocker, Jane Currie Book] * Chautauqua Lake Region (Images of America: New York) Online # PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB free. Chautauqua Lake Region (Images of America: New York) ÃÃ. It was a wondrous era, when railroads, steamboats, and trolleys transported local residents as well as wealthy and socially prominent families from Buffalo, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Detroit, Cincinnati, and St. This ìpocket museumî focuses on the myriad attractions that once dotted the lakeís forty-two-mile shoreline: hotels, parks, camps, picnic groves, rowing clubs, boat liveries, fish hatcheries, icehouses, railroad and trolley depots, and s

Chautauqua Lake Region (Images of America: New York)

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Rating : 4.85 (568 Votes)
Asin : 073851019X
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 128 Pages
Publish Date : 2016-06-24
Language : English

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About the Author Passionate about their ancestral roots in Chautauqua County, Kathleen Crocker, manager of the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle at the Chautauqua Institution, and Jane Currie, photojournalist and shopkeeper, also coauthored Chautauqua Institution, 1874-1974. The result is a thought-provoking and historically accurate visual retrospective that stands as a high tribute to the unique heritage and unforgettable charm of the region. For Chautauqua Lake Region, they gathered primarily from private collections nearly two hundred images, many of them never before published, and combined them with local lore and eyewitness accounts gleaned from personal interviews. The result is a thought-provoking and historically accurate visual retrospective that stands as a high tribute to the unique

ÃÃ. It was a wondrous era, when railroads, steamboats, and trolleys transported local residents as well as wealthy and socially prominent families from Buffalo, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Detroit, Cincinnati, and St. This ìpocket museumî focuses on the myriad attractions that once dotted the lakeís forty-two-mile shoreline: hotels, parks, camps, picnic groves, rowing clubs, boat liveries, fish hatcheries, icehouses, railroad and trolley depots, and steamboat landings. The period from the late 1800s through the mid-1900s is fondly remembered as the heyday of the Chautauqua Lake region in southwestern New York State. Louis to their summertime destinations around Chautauqua Lake. ÃÃShowcased in Chautauqua Lake Region are not only adjacent lakeside communities, industries, and occupations of the residents but also the exceptional natural beauty of the lake itself, its importance to early navigation, its recreational attributes, and its overall allure as a tourist mecca

For Chautauqua Lake Region, they gathered primarily from private collections nearly two hundred images, many of them never before published, and combined them with local lore and eyewitness accounts gleaned from personal interviews. Passionate about their ancestral roots in Chautauqua County, Kathleen Crocker, manager of the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle at the Chautauqua Institution, and Jane Currie, photojournalist and sho

Cruising the lake and time S. Dowler The Chautauqua Lake and its surrounding countryside have been a retreat and rest spot for more than a century. For those who live along it's shores, it is much more than a tourist destination, it is friendship, neighborhood, community and that enduring depth of peace that comes from being home.You may find in Currie and Crocker's tour of the Chautauqua region a familiarity of place and story that will take you back to your own home wherever you declare it to be.. "great info" according to KH. The book is full of great information on the area. It is fascinating. I would recommend it to anyone interested in this area.. excellent book. pictures are wonderful Michael C Parker excellent book.pictures are wonderful.

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