August 12, 2013
Special note – Arbor Love is an American Knarr offered at $7,200: Contact info: kyleonard62(at)gmail.com This 1st video is of the hull and deck outside and inside: This next video shows sails, mast, rigging, cushions, some extra hull footage: Arbor Loves, as an American Knarr she is a bit unusual. Around the mid 1950s a […]
December 6, 2011
The aerial photo of Oak Orchard was taken by Ed Archbald from a helicopter in the fall of 1964. The picture is part of Bill Vosteen’s collection, and he notes that the water level at that time was about a foot below normal. The picture above is of my grandfather Allen Moore at the helm […]
August 4, 2011
The Lake has take back quite a bit of land from the days when this map was recorded. My grandparents would talk of the time when the road "Lake Ave." ran in front of the cottages.
March 27, 2011
In March 2008, I sat down with Dwight Bliss at his home in Hamlin, N.Y., and recorded his memories of growing up in Charlotte, N.Y.
December 27, 2010
In about 1978 or 79, my dad bought the 15 1/2 foot Chris Craft that we named Scram II. My grandfather Allen Moore had the original Scram at Oak Orchard back in the late 30's, and enjoyed the little runabout. The boat was in pretty good shape...
December 7, 2010
My snipe was number 3458, and I went to a great deal of trouble to get a light blue paint formula from Charlie Harrison of Olcott Yacht Club. His gorgeous yacht, the Stormy Petrel, used it and I was jealous. He kindly furnished it to me and I very carefully put together all the color ingredients. "Those were the days!"