Monday, July 27, 2020

‘Name that Place’ photo contest tests your Adirondack knowledge

How well do you know the Adirondacks?

Each day this week (July 27-31) we’re posting a photo of a “mystery location: to the Adirondack Explorer’s website.

You let us know where it is by leaving a comment in that post. Come back each day for a new photo/entry.

At the end of the week, we’ll draw a winner for a grab bag of Adirondack Explorer swag and books by locally renowned authors Bill McKibben and Phil Terrie. As a bonus, the first person who gets all 5 entries correct receives special recognition.

Melissa is a journalist with experience as a reporter and editor with the Burlington Free Press, Ithaca Journal and Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. She worked as a communications specialist for the Adirondack North Country Association and runs her own New York State Women owned Business-Enterprise Bootstrap Communications, which includes digital marketing, strategy and design. She enjoys hiking, camping and other outdoors activities, and spending time with her husband, their twin daughters, and rescue animals -- two dogs and a cat.

15 Responses

  1. Mary Henry says:

    Upper Hudson near North River

  2. Naj Wikoff says:

    Upper Hudson

  3. Robert E Carlson says:

    Upper Hudson River

  4. Kathryn Reinhardt says:

    Dome Island, Lake George.

  5. L. Muxworthy says:

    Hudson River – near North Creek

  6. Ray Mainer says:

    Hudson River Gorge.

  7. Phil Fitzpatrick says:

    Where are the mystery photos ?

  8. Tony Farley says:

    Upper Hudson above North Creek.

  9. James Brown says:

    Upper Hudson near Blue Ledges

  10. Hi all! Thanks for taking part in this contest. Just a reminder that you need to go to and comment on the post there to enter the contest 🙂

  11. milton zimmerman says:

    Buttermilk Falls, Raquette River

  12. Jack Valentine says:

    Upper Hudson River probably below Blue Ledges.

  13. Dennis McQueenie says:

    Upper Hudson River

  14. Charlie S says:

    Buttermilk Falls is a good guess, just before the drop over the rocks where drownings are not too uncommon.

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