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  • At the conclusion of the French and Indian War, the triumphant British took possession of a vast area west of the Appalachians in the Great Lakes region that was replete not only with a lucrative fur trade and endless possibilities for colonization but also hostile Indians with lingering loyalties to their former French allies. British strict regulation of the fur trade and perceived arrogance further fueled their resentment, which exploded in 1763 in the violent, sometimes horrifying tribal reaction known as Pontiac’s Uprising.
  • A comprehensive illustrated history of Delaware County encompassing peoples and settlement, industries and agriculture, transportation and tourism, wartime, the coming of the reservoirs, and the shifting economy and demographics of recent times.
  • From 1833 to 1878, the Chemung Canal served as one of the lateral canals in New York State, capitalizing on the wildly successful Erie Canal that had opened in 1825. The Chemung Canal connected the Chemung River in Elmira, New York, to Seneca Lake at Watkins Glen, New York.
  • A lavishly illustrated volume about the Adirondacks during the first three centuries after European arrival: the place, the Native American peoples there and the name, drawing on first -hand written sources and maps of the time.
  • "This illustrated history of the Seven Years War fought in North America is an excellent primer for any student of eighteenth century military history.  It concisely tells the story of conflict in the wilderness and how the colonists of New France and New England, reinforced by regulars from their mother countries and with their respective Indian allies, made war North American-style."  -- Lt. Colonel Ian McCullough, Canadian Forces Former Commanding Officer, The Black Watch Regiment of Canada.
  • Russell Bellico captures the texture of each period in Lake Champlain’s history through firsthand accounts by witnesses and diarists, both illustrious and unknown.  “From long-forgotten military diaries, travelers’ accounts and tourist guidebooks, he brings back to life voices who can tell us what this valley looked like during the past 400 years.” – Nicholas Westbrook, Fort Ticonderoga Museum.
  • The unfolding history of pivotal Lake George, through nearly two centuries of eyewitness written accounts.  
  • Hundreds of treasure hunters have scoured the Catskills around Phoenicia, looking for the millions that Prohibition-era gangster Dutch Schultz is said to have stashed somewhere underground. This book tells the story of Schultz, who for a time was the most powerful gangster in America, and of the treasure he is believed to have hidden near Phoenicia before meeting his violent end in a Newark tavern on October 23, 1935.  His dying words, recorded by a police stenographer, give tantalizing clues to the location of his vast fortune. The book was also featured on Fox Cable's "Million Dollar Mysteries."
  • The lore of Lake George and its individual islands, drawn from the author’s forty-two years as a New York State ranger and ranger supervisor there. Frank Leobruno blends history, description and reminiscences of people he has met, Lake George natives and campers, for a book at once informative and warmly intimate.
  • New York City's water system is an engineering marvel, delivering 1.3 billion gallons of water daily to nine million people.  Now in its third printing, Liquid Assets presents a detailed history of the system, encompassing engineering, political and social history. The 2016 expanded edition includes 36 new pages and a portfolio of color photos detailing infrastructure projects, watershed protection programs, conservation efforts and recreation and historic preservation initiatives launched since original publication in 1999.
  • Kudish’s hand-drawn maps detail track routes and pinpoint, by industry, where forest product factories, mines, creameries, hotels and other businesses reliant on railroads were located.  The second half of the book contains detailed maps of each segment of New York Central’s Ottawa and St. Laurence divisions, including lines built to serve specific companies. 100+ maps and illustrations.
  • Volume 2 includes railroads which diverged from the New York Central Main Line into the Adirondacks from the south, concentrating on the Adirondack Division, its branches, and its connecting short lines. A large section is devoted to the Adirondack Scenic Railway. Over 150 maps and illustrations.
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