I want to
thank you for visiting America's Historic Lakes. Since coming online
in 1997 this site has been viewed countless millions of times by viewers all
over the world. Up until the largest search engine in the world started requiring a mobile site in addition to a primary site, the
importance of this site was reflected in its consistently high ranking in all of
the major search engines. Unfortunately, that is no longer the situation and what you are seeing is an outdated site, designed for viewing on computer screens. The content is still relevant and the stories still ring true, however. Over the years our goal was to always keep content fresh and new so that visitors would want to
return again and again... but we don't see a mobile site in the near future. Maybe someday, but at this point I just don't see myself investing the time, money or effort.
It wasn't too long ago that most of the
material on the Site was written by myself. In time, many guest
contributors have provided material for the Site. We are all enriched by their
contributions. Greg Furness, Jerry Patterson, Jim Bailey, Ed Scollon, Emily Marcason and David Minor have written fascinating pieces on the history of these
lakes. Others such as Roger and Doug Harwood, Jerry Forkey, Barbara Gallagher, and Fred Chase have contributed excellent photos or done lots of research
behind the scenes.
This website is truly a "labor of love".
I especially want to thank all of you who have
so graciously shared with me your enthusiasm for the site. I'd like to point out
that without the hard work of so many others this site would not be possible.
I would be remiss if I
did not direct your attention to the writers, artists and publishers who have
performed such a service through the years to all of us by making this
information publicly available. I hope you will take the time to go to my
sources and bibliography page.
If you enjoy the site, I believe you will enjoy the sources. I'd also
encourage you to visit the America's Historic Lakes
Frequently Asked Questions page and our
Acknowledgements page to learn more about our Guest Contributors.
Thank you very much. Enjoy the Site!
suggestions, constructive criticisms, and especially letting me know about
inaccuracies would be most welcome.
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America's Historic Lakes
The Lake Champlain and Lake George Historical Site
Post Office Box 262
South Hero, Vermont