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Main Street, Lake Placid By Lee Manchester
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The work of three historians — Mary MacKenzie, Lee Manchester and Janet Null — has been combined in this survey of the historic architecture of Main Street, Lake Placid, in the heart of... More > New York's Adirondacks. Rich in both current and archival photographs, the book includes a section of comparative streetscape images, placing full-page archival shots side-by-side with current views of the Olympic Village. FOR A FREE, EASY-TO-ACCESS PDF, GO TO http://www.wagner.edu/media/MainStreetLakePlacid< Less
Main Street, Lake Placid By Lee Manchester
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The work of three historians — Mary MacKenzie, Lee Manchester and Janet Null — has been combined in this survey of the historic architecture of Main Street, Lake Placid, in the heart of... More > New York's Adirondacks. Rich in both current and archival photographs, the book includes a section of comparative streetscape images, placing full-page archival shots side-by-side with current views of the Olympic Village. FOR A FREE, EASY-TO-ACCESS PDF, GO TO http://www.wagner.edu/media/MainStreetLakePlacid< Less
Adirondack Heritage (paperback) By Lee Manchester
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ADIRONDACK HERITAGE is an anthology of stories by former Lake Placid News writer Lee Manchester, in five sections: (1) The Historic Olympic Region, (2) Historic Essex County & Beyond, (3)... More > Adirondac (which looks at the 19th century iron-mining ghost town in Newcomb township), (4) Historic Preservation, Adirondack-Style, and (5) John Brown's Farm & the Underground railroad. FOR A FREE, EASY-TO-ACCESS PDF, GO TO http://www.slideshare.net/LeeManchester/adirondack-heritage< Less
Adirondack Heritage (paperback) By Lee Manchester
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ADIRONDACK HERITAGE is an anthology of stories by former Lake Placid News writer Lee Manchester, in five sections: (1) The Historic Olympic Region, (2) Historic Essex County & Beyond, (3)... More > Adirondac (which looks at the 19th century iron-mining ghost town in Newcomb township), (4) Historic Preservation, Adirondack-Style, and (5) John Brown's Farm & the Underground railroad. FOR A FREE, EASY-TO-ACCESS PDF, GO TO http://www.slideshare.net/LeeManchester/adirondack-heritage< Less
Photos from the Plains of Abraham By Lee Manchester
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Mary MacKenzie, Lake Placid’s public historian, died in 2003. Shortly after her death, Lee Manchester began preparing for publication the work she had left behind. The final bit of Mary’s... More > intellectual legacy is this photo collection, containing the restored images from 333 film slides collected by Mary as illustrative material for her public lectures. It is the largest, most comprehensive collection in existence of images depicting the history of Lake Placid. After scanning Mary’s slides, Manchester spent several months digitally restoring the images. First published online by the Lake Placid Public Library, the collection was later reformatted for print publication. FOR A COMPLETE, EASY-TO-ACCESS, FREE PDF, GO TO http://www.wagner.edu/media/PhotosFromThePlainsOfAbraham< Less
Photos from the Plains of Abraham By Lee Manchester
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Mary MacKenzie, Lake Placid’s public historian, died in 2003. Shortly after her death, Lee Manchester began preparing for publication the work she had left behind. The final bit of Mary’s... More > intellectual legacy is this photo collection, containing the restored images from 333 film slides collected by Mary as illustrative material for her public lectures. It is the largest, most comprehensive collection in existence of images depicting the history of Lake Placid. After scanning Mary’s slides, Manchester spent several months digitally restoring the images. First published online by the Lake Placid Public Library, the collection was later reformatted for print publication. FOR A COMPLETE, EASY-TO-ACCESS, FREE PDF, GO TO http://www.wagner.edu/media/PhotosFromThePlainsOfAbraham< Less
Yet more from the Deserted Village: The third & final collection By Lee Manchester
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This is Lee Manchester's third and final collection of source materials and significant articles published about the McIntyre iron works in Newcomb township, Essex County, New York. It contains... More > facsimiles of three company sales prospectuses (1840, 1851 and 1854), an account of an 1853 visit to the works, an 1874 travel-guide description of the property, a remembrance of John Cheney by a Tahawus Club member, three articles about the Jersey City steel industry, several Essex County newspaper articles from the 1940s, a series from the National Lead Co. magazine "Cloudsplitter," a summary article by Bruce Seely about his landmark study of the works, and a recounting of the restoration of the MacNaughton Cottage and the New Furnace by Janet Null.< Less
Lake Placid Club, 1890-2002 (paperback) By Lee Manchester
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On the morning of January 1, 2002, the wrecking ball swung into the brick exterior of the Agora Wing, the last surviving vestige of the old Lake Placid Club. As the Club came down, memories arose... More > across the North Country of its former grandeur, its role in creating winter sport and two Olympic Winter Games, and its place as the employer of thousands of area residents. People also recalled its long slide downhill, beginning during the Depression, and ending in 1980 in United States Bankruptcy Court. This book retells the story of the Lake Placid Club, as it appeared in a series written for the Lake Placid News and the Adirondack Daily Enterprise. FOR A FREE, EASY-TO-ACCESS PDF, GO TO http://www.slideshare.net/LeeManchester/the-lake-placid-club-1890-2002< Less
Annals of the Deserted Village (paperback) By Lee Manchester
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This anthology on the McIntyre iron works and the old Tahawus Club colony at the Upper Works in Newcomb, Essex County, N.Y. contains basic introductory essays by Alfred Donaldson, Harold Hochschild... More > and Mary MacKenzie, plus full-length studies by Arthur Masten (1923, 1935), Bruce Seely (1978), and Wesley Haynes (1994); the Masten, Seely and Haynes studies include all their original illustrations and diagrams. The collection also includes reports from five key site visits made between 1968 and 1989 by Richard Sanders Allen, Victor R. Rolando, Doris Vanderlip Manley, Duncan E. Hay, and James P. Gold and colleagues. FOR A COMPLETE, EASY-TO-ACCESS, FREE PDF, VISIT http://www.wagner.edu/media/AnnalsOfTheDesertedVillage< Less
Tales from the Deserted Village (paperback) By Lee Manchester
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This is the first volume in the Deserted Village series about the McIntyre iron works and the Tahawus Club in Newcomb township, Essex County, New York. This volume contains 25 19th century accounts... More > of visitors to the site, starting with David Henderson's discovery in 1826 and ending with an 1896 ghost story by Henry van Hoevenberg of Adirondack Lodge fame. FOR A COMPLETE, EASY-TO-ACCESS, FREE PDF, GO TO http://www.slideshare.net/LeeManchester/tales-from-the-deserted-village< Less