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A Visit to Santanoni

 By Annika Johnson.  We shared where we were from beneath a crisp Adirondack morning. Despite the wide range of backgrounds, we had all chosen Santanoni as a place to converge. The great camp was doing what it did best, drawing people in with a rustic charm and a true embodiment… >>More

Preservationists as Caretakers

By Jennifer Betsworth. As winter fades into spring rains and warm days, my thoughts always drift toward summer weekends of hiking in the mountains, exploring new communities, and sleeping under the stars. For those lucky enough to own an Adirondack camp, whether it is a grand place on the water… >>More

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Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH) is the nonprofit historic preservation organization for New York State’s Adirondack Park.  AARCH was formed in 1990 to promote better public understanding, appreciation and stewardship of the Adirondacks’ unique and diverse architectural heritage.  This legacy includes not only Great Camps and other rustic buildings, but also the many other structures that embody the whole range of human experience in the region.