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I’ll Never Stop Cairn For You

According to Wikipedia: "A cairn is a human-made pile (or stack) of stones. A cairn is so much more then that.  A cairn is a road sign along the trail.   A  marker indicating arrival at your destination.  It can serve as a warning as to some hidden danger.  It can be  a memorial to [...]

By |2017-05-18T11:55:26+00:00May 18th, 2017|Adventures, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Well, that was a little disappointing.

Fire Towers...F-I-R-E Towers. I have to be honest  you,  I was more then a little bit let down when I saw my first Adirondack Fire Tower.  With a name like that I expected to see a  tower... on fire.  You know flames shooting in the air,  showers of sparks in the night,  that sort of [...]

By |2017-05-01T14:27:58+00:00May 1st, 2017|Adventures, Uncategorized|0 Comments

That was then, this is now.

When we first looked at the Northwood Cabins we knew that if we purchased the property there would be a lot of work ahead of us, but we were not to be deterred.   Nine small cabins each with their own bathroom, two with kitchens, plus a two bedroom main house. How hard could it be? [...]

By |2018-08-17T13:28:45+00:00April 20th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

You’re going to miss me when I’m gone.

Our recent Facebook post on the demise of the Grossinger Resort started us thinking about what we have lost here in the Adirondacks.  Before there was Disney World or Six Flags there was;  Frontier Town,  Land of Make Believe,  Sterling Alaskan Fur and Game Farm... "Land of 1000 Animals"  road side attractions that once drew [...]

By |2018-08-17T13:28:45+00:00April 5th, 2017|History|0 Comments

Signs, signs, everywhere there’s a sign…

or American Pickers eat your hearts out. The first memory of the Northwood Cabins I have is of the sign.  I passed by this sign since as long as I can remember.  As a  kid the sign at the Northwood Cabins told me that we were almost to Fish Creek, where we would spend the [...]

By |2017-04-28T11:53:43+00:00March 15th, 2017|History, Uncategorized|0 Comments