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History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925
On the Beach at Garoga Lake

[This information is from Vol. II, p. 1661 of History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925, edited by Nelson Greene (Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1925). It is in the Reference collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at R 974.7 G81h. This online edition includes lists of portraits, maps and illustrations. As noted by Paul Keesler in his article, "The Much Maligned Mr. Greene," some information in this book has been superseded by later research or was provided incorrectly by local sources.]

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On the Beach at Garoga Lake

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Photo: On the Beach at Garoga Lake

The great pleasure resort of the central southern Adirondacks, eleven miles northwest of Gloversville. Garoga Mountain in the background, 400 feet above Garoga Lake which is 1,450 feet above the sea. Garoga Lake is one of the headwaters of Garoga Creek which empties into the Mohawk River at Palatine Church.

[A sign in the foreground announces "This is Fleeman's Bathing Beach"]

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