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Our Stay at Blue Mountain Rest, Adirondacks Region

Our Stay at Blue Mountain Rest, Adirondacks Region

I discovered Blue Mountain Rest, a cabin rental retreat, through a search engine search for accommodations in the Blue Mountain Lake, New York, area. We wanted to see the Adirondack Museum and decided to stay in the area for a few days. Boy, am I ever glad I found this place! We absolutely LOVED our […]

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Blue Mountain Public Beach and Park, Rt 28

Blue Mountain Public Beach and Park, Rt 28

The drive on Route 28 from Utica to Blue Mountain is a cornucopia of sights, sounds and smells. We catch glimpses of azure lakes peeping between the Scotch pines and Douglas fir trees that stand at attention on each side of the road. I often have a difficult time staying in the lane, because the […]

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Baron von Steuben Memorial Site, Remsen, NY

Baron von Steuben Memorial Site, Remsen, NY

Baron von Steuben came from to America from Prussia in 1777. His purpose was to train the American troops to fight the British during the Revolutionary War. This man, tirelessly working and ensuring that Americans tirelessly drilled, was a Godsend for the American army. His drilling plans are used to this day, in West Point. He is buried here on the lands given him for his service.

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Travel Garb, ADK Plans, and Miscellany

Travel Garb, ADK Plans, and Miscellany

I haven’t written much here of late because there really hasn’t been much to write about. I haven’t been anywhere! I had plans to go to a corn maze and fall festival this weekend, but one of the kids is sick, and I’m not up to snuff myself yet. We’re aiming for next week. Here’s […]

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