Beaver House

Beaver House

Image Source: Adirondack Almanac

Beaver House | Bakers Mills, Johnsburg

This is the one time cabin hide-a-way of Howard Zahniser  (b. Feb. 25, 1906, d. May 5, 1964), the prime author of “The Wilderness Act of 1964” and the Executive Secretary of The Wilderness Society from 1945 to 1964. The cabin was later the property of conservationist Paul Schaefer, author of Adirondack Cabin Country (Syracuse University Press, 1993). Currently, Beaver House is owned by David Gibson and others.

Distance: 80 miles, 1 hour 40 minutes from Union College

Paul Schaefer at Beaver House a week before he passed away. Photo by Ken Rimany
Paul Schaefer at Beaver House a week before he passed away. Photo by: Ken Rimany