In the 1840s, Matthew Beach and William Wood became the first permanent settlers of Raquette Lake on all of the land to the east of the red line. In 1876, the Thacher family purchased that portion of Beach and Wood’s property to the east of the yellow line.
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The little red, one room cabin built by the Thacher family in 1910. An original cabin was built in 1878 somewhere on Indian Point and mysteriously disappeared circa 1886.
Bird of Flight
The 1910 cabin as it appears today.
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Read It Here First
The Search Begins…
1879 Map of the New York Wilderness and the Adirondacks. G. W. and C. B Colton & Co. publisher. Compiled by W. W. Ely. Image courtesy of the David Rumsey Map Collection online at http://www.davidrumsey.com
Township 40 Prop #4
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Why Indian Point?