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Frontier Town News - lin-j lin-j syo-ney. FRONTIER TOWN Adirondack...
lin-j lin-j syo-ney. FRONTIER TOWN Adirondack Attraction A Step Back Into History Every year about this time. the "call of the wild" becomes too strong a call to ignore. How fortunate we are that there still are unspoiled wilderness areas that can meet this need. One of these areas is the Adirondack Park the largest park in the world with millions of acres of forested mountains, over 2,000 sparkling ; lakes r and crystal clear mountain . streams -with -with water so pure that you . can scoop up a handful to drink as you're hiking along. Climb ML Marcy, the highest mountain in New York State, breath deeply and look around the glory in nature's beauty that stretches out over this wilderness fron tier as far as the eye can see. Nestled in one of these lovely Emerging from the dark ness another exciting adventure awaits the modern frontiers man. You're on the Wilderness Trail. An Indian guide beckons you to follow him and you'i off to see the wonders of the woodland. "White-tail "White-tail "White-tail deer and their fawns dart across your pathway. There's a visit with the baby bears, otter, and then bouncing swinging walk across a hanging bridge. Getting into the swing of the frontier, it's time to take a nde on a stagecoach. Heading down that dangerous trail, the driver advises you "hide your valu ables on account of. . . sure enough, here come the out laws!". O of j Adirondack valleys is another area, the. Frontier Town Historical Historical Development, that can answer a similar "call" the desire to see and experience how the early pioneers lived on the 'wilderness frontier. When you leave your car in the park ing lot at Frontier Town you are " literally "stepping back into history." Giving you a fitting welcome to Frontier Town are Samson and Delilah, the largest black bears in the Adirondack mountains, mountains, proudly showing off then-yearling then-yearling then-yearling cubs. Walking among tha sheltering pines and bal sams you will come upon a community of fog building, blockhouse, sdraolbouse, church and homes where you can visit and- and- talk with artisans and craftsmen playing the old-time old-time old-time skills of spinning, weaving, pottery-making, pottery-making, pottery-making, pottery-making, leather carving. black-smithing. black-smithing. black-smithing. . Towering over the town, on the hillside, is the fort. Sud denly at the sound of a bugle the frontier cavalry streams from the fort to the rescue of a wagon train. Down one of the pathways you will be greeted by a grizzled miner at the abandoned abandoned Adirondack mine who will energetically explain all about mining and chip off 'free samples samples of titanium, garnet, wol- wol- lanastonite and then ..send you on your way through the mine entrance. After enduring the dangers of Dry Gulch Trail you arrive in the western frontier town of Prairie Junction which is bustling: bustling: with activity and excite ment The Dalton Gang pist raided the Wells Fargo office and the sheriff is having a hard time rounding up a posse be cause the rodeo is getting ready to start, That's Frontier Town. You'll go from one exciting experience to another. You can participate in the activities at the 'farmer's museum, ride . a real steam trainJ cross . an old covered bridge, see an old steam power ed saw-mul, saw-mul, saw-mul, enjoy the log-roll log-roll log-roll ing competitions. Best of all, although Frontier Town is located in the wilder ness of the Adirondack Park it is easy to get to. Located right at Exit 29 of Interstate 87 it is within four-five four-five four-five hours driving time from Ottawa. Don't forget to bring your camera to record your experiences on the wilderness wilderness frontier. Thousands of yearly visitors to Fort Monroe on Old Point Comfort, Va., are attracted to a particular casement, or small chamber in the wall of the fort. The cell was occupied by Jefferson Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy, after he was falsely falsely accused of plotting the as sassination of Abraham Lincoln. Massachusetts

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  1. The Ottawa Journal,
  2. 18 Apr 1970, Sat,
  3. Page 56

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