|Thirty-two miles long and dotted with hundreds of wooded islands, Lake George is nestled within the eastern mountain range of New York's historic Adirondack Park. Its hypnotic beauty and expansive recreational offerings have charmed countless generations of visitors and have earned it the title "Queen of America's Lakes." Lake George: 1900—1925 offers glimpses into an era in which life was simpler and slower, with the elegant steamer Horicon gliding on pristine waters, parasoled ladies strolling the Sagamore's birch-lined paths, and men silently fishing off rocky Black Mountain shores.
Erica Henkel-Karras has assembled an enchanting collage of vintage imagery and intimate postcard correspondence. Born and raised in Bolton Landing, on Lake George, she credits her antique postcards with a renewed passion for regional Adirondack history and a profound fascination with Lake George's enduring allure. By recapturing the essence of this turn-of-the-century summer paradise, her collection is sure to intrigue locals and tourists alike.