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The Adirondacks' - Moose River Plains Vol. 1 - Life Around the Indian Clearing - Paperback

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The Adirondacks' - Moose River Plains Vol. 1 - Life Around the Indian Clearing - Paperback
by William J. O'Hern

700 + pages – Hundreds of Pictures—Index—Softcover–$39.95—Limited Printing 

The Adirondacks’ Moose River Plains Vol. 1: Life Around the Indian Clearing is a comprehensive informal history about the early Moose River Plains—once referred to as the Indian Clearing.  The Plains’ natural beauty makes up only one color of the territory.  The Indian Clearing focuses on the first surveyors; a team of women naturalists who came in the 1870s; the pioneering Kenwell family and their guiding business; the restoration of beaver in the south branch; an influential lieutenant governor of New York state and owner of Great Camp Kamp Kill Kare; a cheese-making industrialist who began the Kraft Cheese Company; a car-wheel millionaire and owner of Beaver Lake; legendary woodsman Gerald Kenwell’s popular Otter Brook hunting and fishing camp; numerous camp caretakers and native guides; and recreational devotees of The Plains.    

Until now, there has been no recognized recorded work about this popular remote territory.  The author has tirelessly gathered his facts and materials and used them to paint a colorful and informative time-travel experience in this unique picture of the Moose River Plains.

In the author’s signature style, “Jay” introduces us to real-life everyday people who once lived, worked and enjoyed this much-beloved area, both before and after the state legislature declared the Adirondack Forest Preserve “forever wild.”

And if that isn’t enough—there are two more volumes coming! 

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