The Thousand Islands

The Thousand Islands

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: Clayton and Cape Yincent without change. The time between the Metropolis and the river is less than ten hours either way. The citizen of New York dining in the fading glow of the evening as he speeds along through the Highlands of the Hudson, will "FOUR-TRACK SERIES" No. 10. 7 breakfast early in the morning at the hotel of his choice upon the St. Lawrence. The route northward offers to the traveler, leaving on the morning train for Clayton, the ever-enchanting scenery of the Hudson River, the varied loveliness of the Mohawk Valley, and the pastoral charms of the Black River Valley, which marks the western extreme of the Adirondack wild woods. From the west and southwest the through trains of the Michigan Central, Lake Shore & Michigan Southern and the Big Four Route make direct connections at Niagara Falls, Buffalo and Syracuse with through Pullman Cars for Clayton. Clayton, N. Y. The Principal Gateway and Chief Distributing Point for the Great St. Lawrence River and Thousand Island Region. Clayton is situated directly in front of the upper group of the Thousand Islands, and is a delightful place of resort. It contains five churches, two hanks and three telegraph offices. There are three celebrated hotels here--Hubbard House, Walton House and the Manatauck at Prospect Point. The finest fishing on the River St. Lawrence is found in the immediate vicinity of Clayton; pike, black bass, pickerel and muscallonge of extraordinary size are ever ready to take the angler's tempting bait. Experienced and attentive oarsmen, the best of boats and splendid hotel accommodations render this the favorite resort for fishing parties. All trains run solid to the New York Central steamboat dock at Clayton. Fifteen magnificently equipped trains...
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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 185.42 x 238.76 x 7.62mm | 90.72g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236536843
  • 9781236536846