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golden age of the Thousand Islands, its people and its castles the Thousand Islands of the Saint Lawrence River : a social history of its resort development, 1890-1904 by Laurie Ann Nulton

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Published by L.A. Nulton in Hop Bottom, PA .
Written in English



  • Thousand Islands (N.Y. and Ont.)


  • Summer resorts -- Thousand Islands (N.Y. and Ont.) -- History.,
  • Thousand Islands (N.Y. and Ont.) -- Social life and customs.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Laurie Ann Nulton.
LC ClassificationsF127.T5 N85 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination79 p. :
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2931170M
LC Control Number84167031

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Book 2 in the Thousand Islands Gilded Age series, author Susan Mathis takes us back to the Thousand Islands. And she does it so well! She gives us wonderful descriptions of the homes and the island. I’d love to visit some day. Her research is very well done and /5. Below is a list of books about the islands. Click on the image or link to learn more about the book. You can also purchase these through amazon with the links below. If you are an author and wrote about the islands, please let us know. We would love to share your book here as well. The Golden Age also shares its setting and some characteristics with the well-known Australian novel Cloudstreet (Tim Winton, ), which details the lives of two rural families sharing a house in Perth during and after World War II.   Calumet was actually the first of the Thousand Islands’ castles, built by tobacco tycoon and hotelier Charles Emery in Like Boldt, Calumet has a tragic story of loss. Like Boldt, Calumet.

Singer Castle dates from the same era, when the Golden Age industrialists and tycoons were flocking to the Hudson Valley and the Thousand Islands to built their summer "cottages.". This book was filled with interesting anecdotes pertaining to famous people in the area and recorded the history of the Thousand Islands. - E.F. Babbage wrote the Phat Boys Description of the St. Lawrence River and its Environs.   The Thousand Islands in New York State have stories to tell—from the War of to classic wooden boats (not to mention a Kentucky Derby winner).   Boaters get a closer look at Carleton Villa on Carleton Island near Cape Vincent, N.Y. located across from Wolfe Island. The historic villa, listed for sale for $, US, was one of the first grand properties built in the Thousand Islands. It was constructed in the s by William O. Wyckoff, who made his fortune marketing Remington.

Book 1: The Golden Age The novel is set ten thousand years in the future in a voluntary anarchistic society spanning the Solar System called the Golden logy makes nearly everyone immortal and tremendously wealthy, except those exiled from society or living outside by choice. Little did I know then, that I’d still be writing about the Thousand Islands 12 years later! Ian was more than an ambassador for the Islands. He was its champion. He wanted people to see the beauty of this amazing archipelago the way he saw it and to know it the way he knew it. Fields of Hope is a photography farm project, which turned into a book. It is a collection of images that celebrate farmers in the Thousand Islands and their way of life. Its goal is to create a unified sequence of images, to praise and honour their craft, and to remind the world that what they do is extremely valuable and essential to our basic survival. Names like Boldt, Bourne, Emery, Lyon, and Pullman are embedded in the Golden Age of the area, and it all comes to life in this pictorial history of the river. Images of America: Wooden Boats of the St. Lawrence River tells the story of the rich and powerful men who constructed castles and built classic wooden boats in the Thousand Islands.