Around Ballston Lake

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Ballston is a scenic town located in Saratoga County, with a history that is as long as it is interesting. Katherine Q. Briaddy takes us along on a journey into Ballston's past, providing insight into the lives of Ballston's early residents. Encompassing the years between the late 1700s and the present, the photographs within depict the area as it has changed and evolved over the years. As you peruse through the over 200 images, you will visit Ballston's recreational draws, such as Ballston Lake and Forest Park. You will see the houses that survived the British and Indian invasion of 1780, and the trolleys and railroads that came with the advance of technology. You will tour through the mansions, manors, and humble farms of Ballston's residents; you will see interpretations of the town's landmarks by local artists. You will observe the way life used to be for those who chose to call Ballston home.
ISBN: 9780738535456
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: New York
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Katherine Q. Briaddy has been the town historian of the Town of Ballston since 1976. With Around Ballston Lake, she has drawn upon the photographic collections of numerous local residents who have generously lent treasured photographs for use in this book. The result is a visual history that is sure to be cherished by visitors and residents alike.
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