Color Your World 2018: 120 Days of Crayola – Pine Green

Pine Green with Birch Bark

Decorative detail, cabin door, The Hedges on Blue Mountain Lake, Adirondacks, New York

The Hedges on Blue Mountain Lake was built in the 1880’s by Hiram Duryea, President of the National Starch Company, as a family summer compound.  The Hedges is on the National Register of Historic Places. It has been run as a for-profit family camp for decades. Read more about it at  The Hedges. Much of the original rustic decorative detail used local materials such as birch barkin what is known as the Adirondack Style.


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A Photo A Week: Clouds

I’ve Looked At Clouds That Way

Late afternoon in the Adirondacks

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Odd One Out

General Store

Hoss’s Country Corner, Long Lake, the Adirondacks, New York, USA

Hoss’s is a general store landmark in the heart of the Adirondacks. You want it—they sell it.  The signs show traditional Adirondack decorative techniques, using birch bark and twigs.

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Mundane Monday #121

Life Preservers

Life Preservers

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Trail Textures

Forest Textures, Lake Durant, Adirondacks, New York

WPC: Textures


Rock of Ages

Rock of Ages, Lake Durant Trail, near Lake Durant Campground Space 3, Adirondacks, NY

On the Lake Durant Trail, near the trailhead at Lake Durant Campground, space 3, Adirondacks, New York.

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