The John S. Apperson papers of the Pioneers of Adirondack Park Conservation project contains thousands of photographs which capture not just the dire conservation needs of the time, but also the majesty and power of the Adirondacks. One of the greatest gifts of exploring the Adirondack wilderness is the fun, freedom, and goofiness that comes hand-in-hand with the dignity and awe-inspiriting beauty of the Adirondack Park.

 

So, this season whether you are admiring the beauty of Lake George from Appy Top…

 

File Copy of John S. Apperson’s holiday card, 1938.

File Copy of John S. Apperson’s holiday card, 1938.

 

Playing in the ice and snow with friends….

 

Women ice skating near Bolton Landing, New York, c. 1920

Women ice skating near Bolton Landing, New York, c. 1920

Winter trip to Lake George, c. 1917.

Winter trip to Lake George, c. 1917.

Or spending time with family….

 

Schaefer family Christmas card, 1962.

Schaefer family Christmas card, 1962.

We of the Pioneers of Adirondack Park Conservation Team

 

wish you Happy Holidays and a wonderful New Year!

 

Sincerely,

 

Abi & Kim

 

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