Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tours of Historic White Pine Camp Planned

White Pine Camp Historic ToursWhite Pine Camp will host a series of walking tours of the historic camp, on Wednesdays from June 21st through September 27th, and on Saturdays, June 24th through September 2nd.

White Pine Camp is one of the Great Camps of the Adirondack Mountains and served as Calvin Coolidge’s summer White House. The camp also offers a year-round retreat with thirteen cabins and cottages, along with a vintage bowling alley originally used by the President.

Tours are at 10 am and 1:30 pm and start at the White Pine Gate at the end of White Pine road off Rt. 86, Paul Smith’s.

Tickets are $12 for adults $12 and $6 for children. Pets are not permitted.

For more information, call (518) 327-3030 or visit their website.

Tour dates: June 21, 24, 28; July 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29; August 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30; September 2, 6, 13, 20, 27.

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4 Responses

  1. Moose says:

    Not to be overly picky, but I think you meant “Tours Of Historic White Pine Camp:. The Camp is historic, not the tour!

  2. Charlie S says:

    Calvin Coolidge! I recently read a biography on him written in 1925 by William Allen White. President’s generally don’t interest me, Teddy Roosevelt being the exception, but I could not help but become interested in this man ever since I accidentally came upon his grave at Plymouth Notch, Vt. I had no idea he was buried there until I happened upon his grave. Since that initial visit I have been to his plot a few more times and then I found a 1925 biography on Coolidge by William Allen White that someone had thrown out, and there have been other coincidences connected with Coolidge and so I have come to find the man very interesting, and of course him being Vermont born and raised grabs me as I am just so drawn to the woods and hills and brooks and all of that tranquil space and charm that comes with that state.

    And here I come to find Mr. Coolidge, who had a greed for silence, found a place to go on summer days in my beloved Adirondacks. There’s something about this man!

    • Paul says:

      Yes, there is, Coolidge was a republican and a true small government conservative.

      Not sure I would call White Pine camp a “great camp” but it is a cool place.

  3. Paul says:

    Only president born on the 4th of July!

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