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ADK’s 2019 Calendar Showcases Fire Towers

2021-01-26T08:57:48-05:00

“Fire towers enabled our forebears to literally see the forest through the trees, moving them to comprehend its vast scale, understand its importance, and dedicate themselves to its preservation.” — Wesley H. Haynes, historic preservationist   Lake George, NY—August 27, 2018—The 2019 edition of ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club)'s award-winning calendar, READ MORE

Hurricane Trail Re-route: A Herculean and Timely Effort

2021-01-26T08:58:21-05:00

Many times, 3694-foot Hurricane Mountain has been in the news due to demolition threats to its 35-foot fire tower (built in 1919 and closed in 1979). No more: 2015 will see the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) restore the historic structure to full public access and provide READ MORE