Monday, January 25, 2010

Saranac Lake Winter Carnival

The 113th Winter Carnival in Saranac Lake is almost upon us.  This 1903 issue of the New-York Tribune highlighted the ice palace and outdoor activities. 

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From the Library of Congress "Chronicling America" series available online.   

The official Winter Carnival website has a brief history of the annual event, and you can see this year's ice palace under construction here.

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