Are We There Yet?

  Even those of us who were born in the ancient times of America’s mid century have only vague recollections of what automobile travel was like before freeways and interstates came into existence.  Just to refresh our collective memories, here’s a peek at what setting out for a mountain vacation might have looked like in 1958,…

First There is the Mountain

  And Its Name Was Gold   The history of Mohawk Valley as it is known today begins with three prospectors by the name of Asa Gould and his two partners, Friend and Jamison whose first names have been forgotten. Upon their arrival, with gold on their minds, the three split up to occupy and begin…

Eureka!

With our first measurable snowfall of the season this past weekend, all eyes naturally turn upward toward the majestic silhouette of Eureka Peak. Aside from its natural beauty, Eureka Peak is something of an emblem for Graeagle as it can be said that in our earliest recollections, this is where it all started. In 1851…

Cabin Conundrum

What Do You Call a Cabin?         On a recent road trip, I had the opportunity to expose myself to that great American knowledge base known as Talk Radio. I perked up when the topic shifted to “What is your definition of a cabin?” It seemed like a simple enough question, but…