Type of Work: Sport, Recreation, and Tourism

Teaching a Yoga Class in West Chazy

Teaching a yoga class in West Chazy

Yoga instructor and integrative health & lifestyle coach Melissa Light running a yoga class. This class is the first ‘Yoga and Wine on the Deck’ event at Vesco Ridge Vineyards. Members of the class are in the Shavasana pose, often used for relaxation at the end of a session. Summer 2015. West Chazy, NY. Courtesy […]

Trotters on the Ice in Tupper Lake

Trotters on the Ice in Tupper Lake

Two men, one is one of the Weir brothers, promoting Trotters on the Ice. Ice Trotting was a huge sport and pastime in the Adirondacks in the 18th and 19th centuries, and involved racing horse-drawn sleighs on ice. Trotters on the Ice had a large oval track, and racers competed for prize money. January of […]

Early cabin in Tupper Lake

Early cabin in Tupper Lake

A Civil War era photo of one of the first cabins to be built on Tupper Lake, which eventually became the Tupper Lake House, a very large hotel of the area. Circa 1860s. Tupper Lake, NY.

Beechwood Inn in Tupper Lake

Beechwood Inn in Tupper Lake

Beechwood Inn, or The Ruth, a hotel which was located between Tupper Lake and Piercefield. It was rumored to have been an unofficial brothel. Circa 1915. Tupper Lake, NY.