Big Moose Lake New York: In Vintage Postcards
From the 1890s through the 1920s, the postcard was an extraordinarily popular means of communication, and many of the postcards produced during this agolden agea can today be considered works of art. Postcard photographers traveled the length and breadth of the nation snapping photographs of busy street scenes, documenting local landmarks, and assembling crowds of local children only too happy to pose for a picture. These images, printed as postcards and sold in general stores across the country, survive as telling reminders of an important era in Americaas history. This fascinating new history of Big Moose Lake, New York, showcases more than two hundred of the best vintage postcards available.
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The Glennmore and the Big Moose Supply Company
The Chapel and Burdicks
Lake View Lodge
Continuing along the South Shore
From VanderVeers to North Bay
Browns to Martins
Returning to the Landing Odd Lots
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Adirondack camp Adirondack Mts Ainsworth's Big Moose area BIG MOOSE COMMUNITY Big Moose Lake Big Moose Station Big Moose Supply Big Moose Transportation Billy's Bald Spot boardwalk builder Burdick Camp Burdick's Buzz Point camp building Camp Crag card was mailed ceased operation Covewood Lodge Crag Point dining room E.J. Martin early East Bay eastern end Echo Island fireplace Glennmore boathouse guests handcar Higby Camp Higby's Hotel Glennmore hotels and camps Lake View Lodge landing located main camp main house marsh MOOSE COMMUNITY CHAPEL Moose River Moose Supply Company Moose Transportation Company Mount Tom North Bay north shore open camp original passengers pickle boat picture popular porch postcard shows postmarked private camp railroad Regatta Day road roof rustic second-floor shown side sitting room South Bay steamboat stopped summerhouse Sunset Point ticket vacationers VanderVeer Veery verandah view looks west visible Waldheim waterfront Waterman West Bay wilderness pond