Diving into History
- Those Who Passed Through. Hughes, James // New York History;Fall2007, Vol. 88 Issue 4, p454
The article presents the author's views on historic areas in New York. He recounts the life of Joseph Bonaparte, then King of Spain and brother of the famous Napoleon, and who once lived in the Adirondack foothills of Lewis County. The author mentions several places where the king's memory still...
- Healing waters. Lonberger, William // Backpacker;Jun96, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p127
Presents the author's journal entries during his annual trips to a tiny lake in New York's Adirondack Mountains. Invigoration which the trips provide to the author; Coming back to the lake with his wife and son; Journal entries in 1976, 1990, 1991, 1992 and 1993.
- Species-introduction failure. // Field & Stream;Oct84, Vol. 88 Issue 10, p19
Attempts by the US Fish Commission and sport fishermen to improve Tuxedo Lake in New York State by introducing non-native species was a failure. It can teach us the lesson that tampering with nature is opening a Pandora's Box of unforeseeable results, and that the impulse to remake nature,...
- Long Lake. Jemmott, Janet M.; Farb, Nathan // Cortlandt Forum;2/25/96, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p177
Presents a photograph of Long Lake in Hamilton County, New York.
- Getaway. Mycek, Shari // InStyle;Nov2003, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p426
Presents a brief information about Saranac Lake in New York City.
- Washington Lake now closed on weekdays. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;8/6/93 - 8/16/93, Vol. 5 Issue 34, p43
Reports on the closure of Washington Lake in Newburgh, New York on weekdays according to City Recreation Supervisor Wilbur Higgins. Schedule of operations; Operation of Brown's pond; Contact information.
- "Mardi Gras" shipwreck yielding clues to its past. I.M. // New Orleans Magazine;Jul2007, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p36
The article reports on a shipwreck found at 35 miles off the Louisiana coast. According to the author, the vessel was believed to have sunk approximately 200 years ago. Lars Herbst, regional director for the federal Minerals Management Service, claims that the shipwreck will reveal significant...
- The Protection of Historic Shipwrecks: A New Zealand Case Study. McKinlay, J.R.; Henderson, G.J. // Archaeology;Nov/Dec85, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p48
Discusses the Taupo case, the first test of the section of New Zealand's Historic Places Act that related to shipwrecks as archaeological sites. Background of the act; Chain of evidence presented by the prosecutor; Status of expert witnesses; Important gain from the case; Implications of the...
- Quadri ... what? // Westchester County Business Journal;7/21/2008, Vol. 47 Issue 29, p4
The author reflects on the Hudson Fulton Champlain Quadricentennial Celebration (QC) in New York. According to the author, in the Hudson Valley, the only ones who are hanging their hat on the QC are the people promoting the Walkway Over the Hudson , the rehabbing of the old Poughkeepsie railroad...