Sacandaga Charms 23 Jun 1907

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Sacandaga Charms 23 Jun 1907 - mountain-ward SACANDAGA'S CHARMS. Park on River...
mountain-ward SACANDAGA'S CHARMS. Park on River Bank Attracts yisitora From Afar. Sacandaga Park, N. Y., June 22 It is the boast and glory of the Adirondacks that yery locality within its borders is replete with beautiful Bcenery and charming charming features; and so its southern townships, townships, in addition to the merit of accessibility, accessibility, can show lakes and rivers and mountains of such character that they have made their region extremely popular, popular, not only with the people of the Mohawk Valley, but with visitors from far off states. Korthville and Sacandaga Park are at the terminus of the Fonda, John3town and Gloversville Railroad, six hours distant from New York. Here on the banks of the Sacandaga River is r a park which has a frontage of one mile upon the bank of the river, and extends back upon and over a wooded bluff, covered covered with a thick growth of pine, maple, beech and other hardwoods. At Sacandaga Park the Sacandaga River loses much ot its force, the wild gorges and rapids are left behind, and It becomes a grateful stream, making Its course down a beautiful valley to unite with the Hudson. Even here the valley Is not wide, and for inl.es mountainous ranges confine it. Gaps and angles keep the stranger speculating a, u what lies beyond, while the delightful homes of summer visitors attract the eye. There is abundant opportunity here for sport, the wide forest areas close at hand are the haunts of deer and the river and Its tributaries tributaries are stocked with trout and bass. Th-s Th-s Th-s river is much favored by canoeists and fishermen, fishermen, who enjoy trolling or si ill fishing; and in the park, where there are several hotels and boarding houses, there is a wide variety of iiaxiiines including bowling, tennis, en if and baseball: fnr games in the Xew York Staie League are often played here. One of the features here is music, and there ere dally concerts by E. W. Pmuty's band of Bneton. Thre are gn.a mans aiong tne riverside fr'm its soutce in I -alee -alee Pleasant, Pisaco and Sacandapa. to Its junction with the Hudson, some thirty mils to the southeast. Paths among the beautiful trees entice one into the forest, and up the si les of the mountain on the wtst lt Hih Rocx. an elevation several hundred fet above the river. Here a mot extensive view may he had of the Sacandapa. the Hudson end the Mohawk valleys, while far to the southward are the Cat&killg and io the northward the peaks of the Adirondacks.

Clipped from The Brooklyn Daily Eagle23 Jun 1907, SunPage 33

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle (Brooklyn, New York)23 Jun 1907, SunPage 33
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