Treasuring Algonquin: Sharing Scenes from 100 Years of Leaseholding

Treasuring Algonquin Sharing Scenes from Years of Leaseholding Among the many who treasure Algonquin Park in Ontario Canada are a small group of leasehold residents who have occupied small corners of the Park since the earliest days of the th century It is a b

  • Title: Treasuring Algonquin: Sharing Scenes from 100 Years of Leaseholding
  • Author: Gaye Clemson
  • ISBN: 9781412092272
  • Page: 410
  • Format: Paperback
  • Among the many who treasure Algonquin Park in Ontario, Canada are a small group of leasehold residents who have occupied small corners of the Park since the earliest days of the 20th century It is a book about their heritage, the depth and breadth of their roots in the community, their traditions and experiences living and settling in the forest 35 miles from the closestAmong the many who treasure Algonquin Park in Ontario, Canada are a small group of leasehold residents who have occupied small corners of the Park since the earliest days of the 20th century It is a book about their heritage, the depth and breadth of their roots in the community, their traditions and experiences living and settling in the forest 35 miles from the closest town, their passion for Algonquin and its tradition of multiple use, their community and its activities and their contributions both large and small to the environment and to quality Park experiences for all who visit Treasuring Algonquin is all about that leasehold community of 300 leaseholds spread across 19 lakes paralleling for the most part the old railway right of way whose forebears were invited by the Ontario Government to establish cottages in the Park Until 1954 cottagers were welcomed with open arms, support and encouragement For some families it s the fifth generation who are now learning to appreciate Algonquin and its beauty Most of the time, you d hardly know they were there until you run into trouble while paddling on one of the lakes, lose your way, need medical attention or get caught in a storm or a heavy northwind Then they miraculously appear to provide help and guidance and occasionally save your life Mostly in residence on weekends from ice out to ice in, and for a few weeks in the summer, members of this small but vibrant community of 9000 extended family members have become as much a part of Algonquin as the loons and the ladyslippers Through much detective work, Clemson has blended current and historical narratives with extensive research, through files seldom searched, toprovide a glimpse into the lives of the leaseholders who have treasured their experiences in Algonquin Park throughout the past century.

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