Nowhere else is the beauty and vastness of the Adirondack Park so apparent and so easily accessible.
The paved road rises over 2,300 feet in five miles from the Toll House.
, Volume 2, Number 2, Winter-Spring 1980-81 Beanie Barnet and the Trotty Veck Messages By Mary B.
Hotaling If, while sorting through old correspondence, cleaning your attic, or disposing of family papers, you should come upon a 16-page leaflet with a name like "Blessings" or Good Wishes," don't throw it away!
As the inside front cover of each booklet explains: "The publication of the Trotty Veck Messages was begun in 1916 by two young men — two messengers of cheer — who were obliged to live in the mountains but who believed that the only way to conquer mountains is to climb — and climb cheerfully." The two young men were Seymour Eaton, Jr., and Charles Swasey Barnet.
A unique and interesting sedimentary profile was observed while retrieving cores throughout the north basin of the lake.
The nature of this sedimentary profile, along with supporting evidence from the diatom community, strongly suggests that a low stand occurred in the lake sometime between 200-350 before present (BP).
The library also houses the Adirondack Collection and the Nettie Marie Jones Fine Arts Collection.
The Adirondack Collection consists of historical materials pertaining to the Adirondacks, dating back to the early 1800s.