With more than 1,800 islands located in 35 miles of the upper St. Lawrence River between Upstate New York and southeastern Ontario, the Thousand Islands are rich with history.
Under the leadership of Fritz Hager, Fred Rollins and Windsor Price, the Antique Boat Museum uses over 200 vintage postcards to share a unique part of the area’s past.
Join the Authors for a Book Signing!
Friday, July 31 - Sunday, August 2
45th Annual Antique Boat Show & Auction
750 Mary Street, Clayton, NY 13624
Highlights of The Thousand Islands:
• Features never before seen postcards from the collections of the Antique Boat Museum
• Shares the history of tourism from both American and Canadian urbanites
• Includes images of the spectacular scenery, dozens of grand hotels, transportation venues and more
Located in the heart of the Thousand Islands, the Antique Boat Museum is the preeminent freshwater nautical museum in North America. The museum collects, preserves, exhibits and interprets boats and other objects related to the history of boating and the contributions of the St. Lawrence River region to North America’s boating history. The museum’s collections include over 300 watercrafts of all types and sizes, thousands of artifacts relating to boating history, significant archives of pleasure boating–related material, and nearly 3,000 antique postcards of the Thousand Islands.
Available at area bookstores, independent retailers, and online retailers, or through Arcadia Publishing at (888)-313-2665 or www.arcadiapublishing.com.
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