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Description - Hammondsport and Keuka Lake by Charles R Mitchell

Located in the Finger Lakes of New York, Keuka Lakehas an intriguing history spattered with wineries, aerodynamics, and legendary people like Glenn Curtiss. Hammondsport and Keuka Lake continues geographically where Penn Yan and Keuka Lake left off. This historical work covers the periods from the 1850s to the 1960s, the period of black-and-white photography in this area. At one time Keuka Lake was host to a number of wineries lining the lake s shores. Several no longer exist, but throughthe pages of this book, one may look back and share in the magnificence of these businesses hey days. A chapter is devoted to Glenn Curtiss, an innovative man who was building and testing airplanes at the same time the Wright brothers were working in aerodynamics. Hammondsport has definitely had a number of interesting characters and momentous occasions."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780738562803
ISBN-10: 0738562807
Format: Paperback / softback
(229mm x 163mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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