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  • Please WAIT! Then SCROLL DOWN for NEW BARN STORY.    [ Are you in this picture? ]
    CLICK HERE to meet Your Adirondack Guide. My home until I lost it to my wife in Dec 2001. About the 1829 Stone House.
    Your Adirondack Guide lost the 1829 Stone House, at the bottom of Stonehouse Road, along with Old Barn and New Barn in a divorce settlement December 2001. Now all I have left is just 4 mountains, 7 gorgeous backcountry camps and the prettiest 700 acres in the Adirondacks. Family vacations. Nature retreats. Romantic getaways. Bring your dog.
    The New Barn Story.
    New Barn, East side Living Room, New Barn Fireplace, New Barn Kid's Room, New Barn Kid's Bedroom. Blackboard. Think Snow. Bedroom window. View Ausable River, Jay Wilderness, Stone Houses. Bedroom. Old Quebec dresser and quilt. See Photo Guest Book pages for more about New Barn.
    On somewhat higher ground in back of the lot, looking as much like a barn as possible, New Barn commands a good view of the river, fields, the old Stone Houses and the Jay Mountain Wilderness in the distance. The earthen ramp to the second story at the far end and the truck height loading ramp in front--prominent structures from its working days as a paper warehouse and a printing plant--give it a rugged workshop character, good bones for a barn .

    The Story. The StoryThe Storage Building.
    When the paper crunch came in '73 we were going through a couple of carloads a month at our book printing plant in NYC. Deliveries were undependable but the paper mill was only 35 miles from camp at Ticonderoga.
    By the end of the year the Old Barn shed and the first floor of a brand new Storage Building was loaded full of paper stock we had bought up for a backup supply.
    Building construction in the Northcountry is a fine art. Muddy Spring weather and severe Winter cold makes a short season for optimal conditions. We had to think fast when Charlie Cornick found he had hundreds of yards of fill left over from the New Barn site. Charlie dumped it over the useless rubble that had collected along the old road from years of Spring floods and old foundations. Next Spring he built a granite wall around it all. We planted Sugar Maples picked right out of the woods.
    In '88 we somehow we got the idea to set up to print books right here in Jay. The Storage Building was completely done over with a big power supply, hi-tech insulation, sheetrock thoughout, storage heat and air conditioning. The print shop and bindery were on the first floor--camera and offices above. That lasted a year and a half. We couldn't get the printing help and APA closed us down for zoning violations. An uncomfortable reminder of a bad business decision--until Fourpeaks bookings began to grow '96. Now with relatively minor remodeling and a lot of creative decorating, it's our "New Barn."
    (CLICK HERE to hear The Whole Fourpeaks Story--1967-2003, 7 camps, 3 barns, 1 Stone House, 700 acres and 40 years.)

    .Are you in this picture? CLICK HERE to find out. 
    Are you in this picture? Fourpeaks hosts now welcome paying guests to a 700-acre rest and playground for vacations in the Adirondack Great Camp tradition. Couples appreciate Fourpeaks secluded settings. Outdoor loving families have fun exploring our accessible wilderness. Folks with dogs enjoy the open spaces to run their pets. A private nature rereat. For a vacation away from it all.    Are you in this picture?  CLICK HERE to find out!    [More about this at Frequently Asked Questions.]

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