Boats and Boating on Cranberry Lake (Images of America) by Allen P. Splete

By Allen P. Splete

Boats and Boating on Cranberry Lake portrays the evolution of cruising lifestyles on a lake that used to be slightly recognized until eventually the overdue nineteenth century. Illustrated listed here are a number of the lake�s earliest advisor boats and canoes, workboats and steamers, and early motor launches that introduced viewers from the dock at Wanakena to resorts round the lake. in the summertime of 1909, a number of males who on a regular basis spent the season on Cranberry Lake prepared a motorboat membership to advertise the game of strength boating, enhance boating stipulations at the lake, and feature a few enjoyable. at the present time the Cranberry Lake Boat membership, with four hundred memberships, is assumed to be the oldest such consistently lively membership within the western Adirondacks. The membership will rejoice its centennial in 2009 with a summer season of actions relating to boats and boating at the lake.

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